- Head of Egypt's journalists union to stand trial
CAIRO (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday referred the head of Egypt's journalists union and two board members to trial after they were formally charged with spreading false news and harboring journalists wanted by authorities.
- Yemen rebels launch missile into Saudi Arabia
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels have launched a missile over the border into Saudi Arabia for the first time in weeks in the latest violation of a shaky truce between the insurgents and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government.
- Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members, rights group Amnesty International said.
- Israel's new defense minister backs two-state solution
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman said he supports a two-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians after he was sworn in as defense minister on Monday.
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