A curfew was lifted in Baghdad on Saturday following days of protests which have left nearly 100 dead, but tensions remained after influential Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr demanded the government quit.
Baghdad curfew lifted after deadly protests
Saudi Arabia said it views the truce announced by Yemen’s Houthis positively, claiming the proposal is something the kingdom has always been seeking.
Saudi defense minister says views Houthi truce 'positively'
Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border.
Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria
Thousands of Yemenis have taken to the streets of the northern Yemeni city of Sa'ada to express support for the country's recent retaliatory military operation against Saudi-led forces in the border region of Najran.
Yemenis rally to express support for recent anti-Saudi operation
Israeli forces continue to target the Palestinians who take part in anti-occupation protests along the fence between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, killing a young man and injuring dozens of others in the latest such protest.
Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in Gaza
The Saudi Defense Ministry has allowed women to be enlisted in its armed forces for the first time in a bid to "empower women" as part of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's "Saudi Vision 2030" development plan.
Saudi Arabia enlists women in military for first time
Iraq's security forces have dismantled a terrorist group as it was planning to assassinate the most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the wake of ongoing demonstrations against corruption, unemployment and poor public services, a report says.
Iraqi forces bust terror cell plotting to assassinate Ayatollah Sistani: Report
Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem says Syria is resolved to rid the entire Arab country of foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants.
Muallem vows to 'liberate every inch' of Syria from terrorists
Saudi authorities have reportedly transferred a high-ranking official of the Palestinian Islamic resistance movement Hamas to prison, weeks after he was taken to hospital because of health complications.
Top Hamas official taken back to Saudi prison after hospitalization: Report

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