Eight men, said to be Shi'ite Muslims, have been beheaded in a video released by the Islamic State group.
Eighteen members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been named by Egypt's top prosecutor as terrorists.
The Gulf Co-ordination Council member states want a UN Security Council arms embargo imposed against the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left his refuge in Aden for Saudi Arabia on Thursday as Houthi rebels battled with his forces on the outskirts of the...
Iran demanded an immediate halt to Saudi-led military operations in Yemen on Thursday and said it would make all necessary efforts to control the crisis there,...
Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies have launched a military operation involving air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters as residents tell of airstrikes on...

Yemen on brink of civil war

The UN is warning Yemen is on the brink of civil war - with implications beyond the country's borders.
Israel's re-elected PM says he regrets comments he made about Israeli Arabs.
Turks have been commemorating the 100th year since their naval victory against the Allies.
Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyadh Yaseen called on Monday for Gulf Arab military intervention to halt advances by Houthi fighters, a move that could draw...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says it wasn't his intention to offend when he said Arabs were voting in "droves".
Rocket fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo has left at least 12 people dead, including a number of children.
Israel's absence from a UN council's session dedicated to last year's Gaza war has been labelled a boycott.
Six of 10 parties elected to Israel's parliament have given their support to Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister.

Baghdad bombings kill 13, wound 22

Multiple bombings in Baghdad have killed at least 13 people and wounded 22, officials say.
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