A total of 225 nationals from 10 countries who were evacuated from conflict-ridden Yemen arrived in Djibouti onboard a Chinese frigate on Thursday.
Israeli officials said early Friday that an Israeli youth who was presumed to be kidnapped in the West Bank was found alive overnight, after he apparently fabricated his "abduction."
A joint statement was being finalized on Thursday at talks between Iran and world powers over Tehran's nuclear program, but officials stopped short of suggesting that a deal had been reached.
Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on Thursday on curbing Iran's nuclear program for at least a decade.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday said a framework agreement reached at talks in Switzerland on Iran's nuclear program is "a good deal" that would help make the world safer.
Dozens of well-trained foreign troops arrived Thursday in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, where fierce street fighting is taking place between gunmen of the Shiite Houthi group and tribal militia allied with Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
An intense sandstorm hit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Gulf states on Thursday, disrupting traffic and delaying flights.
The death toll from several armed attacks on checkpoints in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday has climbed to 19.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urges the international community to harden its stance on a nuclear deal with Iran.
Djibouti's Prime Minister Abdoulkdare Mohamed Kamil has expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in the country that thousands of Yemeni refugees are expected to flock in.
The Turkish police Wednesday detained 22 suspects after the hostage siege in an Istanbul courthouse that killed a prosecutor.
At least 37 workers of a dairy factory were killed when an overnight airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition forces mistook its target in Yemen's western port city of al-Hodyada, a government official told Xinhua Wednesday.