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Turkey's parliament overwhelmingly passed a security law on Friday to broaden police powers and allow the use of firearms against demonstrators, deepening fears of crackdowns on dissent ahead of parliamentary elections.   The legislation...
The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps killing 150 people broke off his training six years ago due to depression and spent over a year in psychiatric treatment, a German newspaper reported on Friday....
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi will seek a "Marshall Plan" from Arab leaders to aid his war-torn country, his foreign minister told pan-Arab Al Jazeera TV on Thursday. Hadi departed Yemen earlier on Thursday with Saudi assistance...
Yemen rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi slammed a Saudi-led intervention against his Iran-backed forces Thursday as "unjustified," in his militia's first reaction since the air strikes were launched overnight. "The criminal...
 Conflict in Yemen risks spilling out into the busy sea lanes that pass it and potentially disrupt the narrow Bab el-Mandeb passage through which nearly 4 million barrels of oil are shipped daily to Europe, the United States and Asia. Oil...
Yemen's president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has left the southern city of Aden under Saudi protection for Egypt, where he will attend an Arab summit on Saturday, Saudi-owned al Arabiya television said on Thursday. "Hadi leaves Aden to (Egypt...
A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of a Germanwings airliner and flew it into a mountain with what appears to have been the intent to destroy it, a French prosecutor said on Thursday. Investigators and grieving relatives...
Most Middle East stock markets fell on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region launched air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia, but they came well off their lows late in the day as the initial panic subsided. Saudi Arabia...
 Lebanon's Hezbollah condemned as "unjust aggression" Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen on Thursday and said it takes the region towards increased tension. The Shi'ite group, which is backed by Iran, also called on Saudi Arabia...
Syria said it was "deeply concerned" about what it called dangerous developments in Yemen after a Saudi-led military operation was launched against Shi'ite rebels on Thursday. Syria's state television quoted a source at the Foreign...