World Bulletin / News Desk
Battles continue to rage on in the Syrian border town of Kasab, two days after a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane which came down in the region after crossing into Turkish airspace.
The Syrian regime is continuing to shell the town, which was taken by opposition forces just days ago, taking the regime's last border post with Turkey. Warplanes bombed the town four times around 12:00 local time. As smoke began to rise from the town, gunfire could be heard from the ground and the skies.
Barrel bombs are also reportedly being dropped from regime helicopters.
The Free Syrian Army is now reported to be marching on to Anfal, just north of Lazkiya, which is a key strategic position along the Mediterranean coast. The armed opposition force is also said to have attacked the regime's military airbase in Deyruzzor.
With no new moves towards dialogue, the Saudi airstrikes against Houthis continue and fresh fighting reported in Aden and Marib.
Sanctions at top of agenda, says senior Iranian negotiator with current round of talks being held in Vienna.
The man responsible for the killing of two Saudi policemen earlier this month has said that he was obeying orders given to him by ISIL.
Saudi artillery have continued their attacks on the Saudi Jizan province on the border with Yemen
The Nasib crossing on the main Damascus-Amman highway has grown in importance due to a steady rise in exports of garments and consumer goods.
Many shopkeepers in Tripoli have hung the Turkish flag outside their shops and throughout the streets, protesting against Armenian claims of genocide.
On Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition command said it would end its campaign at Hadi's request however attacks have continued hitting the province.
Nzmande was officially invited by his Palestinian counterpart, Dr. Khawla Shakhsheer, to visit Palestine from 25-29 April 2015 as part of an agreement between South Africa and Palestine.
Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday that the delivery will ensure that only Israel will have this aircraft in the Middle East.
Scores of Jewish settlers forced their way into the flashpoint compound earlier Thursday.
In his first televised appearance since he was chosen to manage the Brotherhood's affairs oversees, Abdel-Rahman said none of the newly-elected Brotherhood leaders are imprisoned in Egypt.
Iran says two of its warships have arrived in Gulf of Aden a day after Saudi-led coalition announces end to airstrikes in Yemen.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein attended a traditional ceremony at Yad LaBanim, in Jerusalem.
Presence of the Houthis in Sanaa, Taiz, Hudeybiye, Ibb and Aden is expected to decide the fate of "Operation Restoring Hope."
Saudi state TV channel Al Ekhbariya reported that Saudi-led coalition bombed Yemeni rebel positions in southern Yemen
Arab leaders approved calls for establishing the force at last month's Arab League summit in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh