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The drying shores of the Dead Sea, south of the Jordanian capital Amman, seen on Nov. 9, 2009. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 31, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Jordan is now enforcing regulations banning Dead Sea visitors from swimming at night, following a 16-hour rescue operation that saved nine people in the waters.
Kuwait's donors conference for Syria has forked in over $3.8 billion in aid so far on the first day. (AFP/K. Mazraawi)
March 31, 2015 - 18:09 GMT
Kuwait's donors conference for Syria has forked in over $3.8 billion in aid so far on the first day.
Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (C), United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah attend a donor conference for Syria in Kuwait City, on March 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Kuwait's emir announced Tuesday a $500 million pledge to help alleviate war-torn Syria's humanitarian crisis, the worst in "modern history."
P5+1 European Union officials and Iranian officials wait for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 17:49 GMT
A senior US official told AFP the talks on the nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers could go into Wednesday.
Turkey has imposed a temporary broadcast ban on coverage of an ongoing hostage crisis in Istanbul for
March 31, 2015 - 16:14 GMT
Turkey has imposed a temporary broadcast ban on coverage of an ongoing hostage crisis in Istanbul for "national security."
In February the Pentagon announced 1,200 individuals were identified to be vetted for a train and equip program to help Syrian opposition fighters in the campaign against Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz says the joint Turkish-US train-and-equip program for 'vetted' Syrian fighters can start in May.
Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, said that all possibilities are under investigation regarding a possible terrorist angle in Turkey’s power cut. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Power outage in most of Turkey occurred after problems in transmission lines; however, an investigation is underway to see if issue is relation to terrorist activity.
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home. (AFP/Rajesh Jantilal)
March 31, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home.
It is suspected the incident may be linked to the DHKP-C. (Image: Twitter)
March 31, 2015 - 12:51 GMT
Mehmet Selim Kiraz, a Turkish prosecuting investigating the death of a 15-year-old protestor, is being held hostage in an courthouse in Istanbul.
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter answers reporters' questions during a news conference. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
American Secretary of Defense announced the United States support of a joint Arab force, proposed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at an Arab League Summit in Sharm el Sheikh.
A Yemeni man receives treatment, at the Republic Hospital, for burns sustained following an explosion that hit an arms depot in Yemen's second city of Aden on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Eighteen Houthi militants and 15 civilians were killed in overnight air raids by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.