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A tank bearing the flag of southern separatist movement, which was confiscated from a military depot, is driven on a street in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on March 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 13:18 GMT
Witnesses reported flames and smoke coming from Aden's largest arms depot, as the country is embroiled in violent clashes between Houthi militia and foreign-backed government forces.
Launched earlier this week, the airstrike campaign in Yemen is a coalition of 10 nations led by Saudi against the Shiite rebel group whose campaign began in the capital Sanaa last September. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 10:56 GMT
Fourteen Arab leaders are holding a meeting in Egypt to address the deepening crisis unfolding in the Gulf country, where a Saudi-led bombing campaign began earlier this week.
The Houthis' comment comes on the heels of another coalition incident in which US forces carried out a rescue mission for two Saudi pilots after their fighter jet went down over the Red Sea Friday. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 09:37 GMT
In the third day of a Saudi-led airstrike campaign against Yemen's Houthis, sources from the rebel group claimed it shot down a coalition plane in northern Sanaa and captured a Sudanese pilot.
The airstrike campaign, led by Saudi Arabia against Houthi positions in northern Yemen, now risks to become a larger conflict as Egypt declares its willingness to send ground troops. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Fresh airstrikes targeted Houthi positions Friday in the second day of a firepower campaign led by Saudi Arabia against the militant group, who took over the capital Sanaa in September and dissolved the country's parliament in February.
Houthi rebels stand on military vehicles at a captured army base in Sanaa on Sept. 22, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 27, 2015 - 19:11 GMT
At least 21 Shiite militants were killed when residents in a tribal region of Yemen opened fire on the rebels' vehicles, witnesses said Friday.
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 18:56 GMT
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit.
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 17:20 GMT
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group.
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts.
Iranian President Hasan Rohani shakes hands with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Tehran's Saadabad palace in January 2014. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Turkish presidential spokesman has ruled out any change in the president's scheduled visit to Iran the first week of April.
The Arab leaders met in Egypt ahead of the 2015 Arab League Summit
March 26, 2015 - 20:46 GMT
Arab foreign ministers agreed in a meeting in Egypt on Thursday to form a joint Arab military force to counter growing security threats in the region, the Arab League's chief said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes King Abdullah of Jordan during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Oct. 2, 2014. On Thursday Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a draft agreement for the construction of Jordan's first nuclear power plant. (AFP/Sergei Linitsky)
March 26, 2015 - 18:36 GMT
The countries committed to building Jordan's first nuclear power plant, helping demands for electricity as Jordan's population soars.