China helps 10 countries evacuate nationals from Yemen

2015-04-03 11:12:15

A total of 225 nationals from 10 countries who were evacuated from conflict-ridden Yemen arrived in Djibouti onboard a Chinese frigate on Thursday.

Missing Israeli feared kidnapped found alive in West Bank

2015-04-03 09:33:43

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."

Joint statement being finalized at Iran nuclear talks

2015-04-03 08:30:12

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.

Framework for final deal reached at Iran nuclear talks

2015-04-03 03:34:53

Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on Thursday on curbing Iran's nuclear program for at least a decade.

Obama says 'historic' Iran framework could make world safer

2015-04-03 03:24:50

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.

Foreign troops arrive at Aden port in southern Yemen

2015-04-02 21:03:02

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.

Sandstorm sweeps over UAE, other Gulf states

2015-04-02 19:26:58

An intense sandstorm hit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Gulf states on Thursday, disrupting traffic and delaying flights.

Death toll in Egypt Sinai attacks rises to 19

2015-04-02 18:52:13

The death toll from several armed attacks on checkpoints in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday has climbed to 19.

Netanyahu calls on world to insist on 'better' Iran deal

2015-04-01 21:53:50

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urges the international community to harden its stance on a nuclear deal with Iran.

Djibouti concerned over thousands of Yemeni refugees

2015-04-01 21:41:13

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.

Turkish police detains 22 suspects after hostage shootout

2015-04-01 18:14:39

The Turkish police Wednesday detained 22 suspects after the hostage siege in an Istanbul courthouse that killed a prosecutor.

Saudi-led airstrike hits diary factory in Yemen, 37 killed

2015-04-01 17:30:20

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.