- Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 3
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least three people and purportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting them.
- Saudi king fires protocol chief after photographer slapped
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi King Salman has fired the chief of royal protocol after he was caught on camera slapping a photographer.
- AP Interview: Emirates airline boss sees more US growth
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The man in charge of the Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said Tuesday he is pressing ahead with a global expansion that could include more U.S. routes despite opposition from American carriers who accuse the airline of having an unfair advantage.
- Hezbollah captures Syrian village from Islamic militants
BEIRUT (AP) — Hezbollah fighters captured a Syrian village Tuesday near the border with Lebanon after intense fighting with Islamic militants, the group's television station said, while an activist said battles are concentrating near a strategic Syrian hill.
- Israel's Netanyahu scrambles to form governing coalition
JERUSALEM (AP) — With the clock ticking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raced to put together a governing coalition Tuesday or face the prospect of being forced out of office by a former ally.