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Saudi Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri, spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition forces, speaks to the media next to a replica of a Tornado fighter jet, at the Riyadh airbase in the Saudi capital on March 26, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 15:11 GMT
A Saudi official stated at the Arab country summit in Egypt that airstrikes in Yemen will likely continue for at least five to six months.
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 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.
Saudi Arabia has said the first stage of the operation is to destroy rebel warplanes. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Saudi Arabia has said that military operations in Yemen will continue until all objectives are achieved.
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.
The warplanes targeted the city of Sa'ada in northern Yemen, and the city of Ta'izz in the south. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 18:24 GMT
Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes against Yemen, hitting the northern city of Sa’ada and Ta’izz in the south, local officials and witnesses said.
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
March 26, 2015 - 17:10 GMT
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
Civilians and security forces search for survivors and bodies in the rubble. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 26, 2015 - 16:54 GMT
At least 25 people were killed and 40 others injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's capital, an official said Thursday.
A member of the Yemeni security forces sits on debris at the site of an air strike near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 26, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The conflict echoes across the wider Middle East, bringing into play regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran that have been compared to a "Cold War" scenario.
Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil attend a press conference during a meeting on Syrian refugees at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Oct. 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 14:16 GMT
Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Judeh said Thursday Jordan's participation came as a response to a call made by the legitimate president.