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An Iranian woman and her daughter walk past an abandoned boat in the village of Sikh in the Hamoun wetland, where once-flourishing plants and animals have been killed by drought, on Feb. 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 16:28 GMT
More than 500 Iranian cities are struggling with drinking water shortage, a deputy interior minister said Tuesday.
UN special envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon (L) attends a meeting with members of the Libyan General National Congress, the parallel parliament backed by the Fajr Libya militants, on March 2, 2015 in Tripoli. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
The Tobruk-based parliament has preliminary approved the UN draft and a copy has been delivered to the Libyan factions participating in the peace talks.
A wounded Yemeni man receives treatment at a hospital in the strategic city of Taez, on May 2, 2015. (AFP/Abdel Rahman Abdallah)
May 05, 2015 - 15:17 GMT
The conflict in Yemen has killed more than 600 civilians since the Saudi-led coalition began its air raids, the UN said Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia has suspended all schools in the southern region of Najran, state TV reported Tuesday. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 05, 2015 - 14:53 GMT
Saudi Arabia has suspended all schools in the southern region of Najran, state TV reported Tuesday.
Armed Yemeni tribal gunmen of the Popular Resistance Committees loyal to fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
May 05, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
A report says armed Yemeni tribesmen have taken control of four military posts in southwestern Saudi Arabia.
Jordanian soldiers stand guard near their military vehicles at the Al-Karameh border. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Some 10,000 participants from 18 different countries will attend the two-week long training.
Migrants wait to disembark from military ship
May 05, 2015 - 13:17 GMT
Survivors said Tuesday 40 migrants drowned off the coast of Italy when a boat trying to reach Europe deflated or burst.
The announcement was made as French President Francois Hollande visited Emir Shiekh Tamin bin Hamad al-Thani in Doha. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The announcement was made as French President Francois Hollande visited Emir Shiekh Tamin bin Hamad al-Thani in Doha.
A member of the FBI Evidence Response Team gathers evidence outside the crime scene where two gunmen were shot dead, May 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 11:46 GMT
A Muslim group in the US condemned the attack on a right-wing art competition in Texas, which left both perpetrators dead.
Yemeni children clean the streets due to the fuel shortages preventing garbage trucks from working in Sanaa, May 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 11:24 GMT
Saudi's government said it was considering a possible truce in Yemen to allow humanitarian aid through, despite pounding several positions across Sanaa on Monday.
Hillary Clinton was secretary of state when the US embassy in Libya was attacked, leaving four people dead. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Hillary Clinton announced she would testify before the committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks in Libya, which left four people dead.