{FD} Suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 15 in Yemen

Yemeni rebel officials say suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 30 others in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa.

{FD} The Latest: Abbas says no role for US in Mideast peace push

The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians won’t accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel “from now on” after the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

{FD} Saudi Arabia frees 82-year-old former judge after 5 years

A Saudi human rights group says an 82-year-old former judge and prominent rights advocate has been freed after five years in prison.

{FD} Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists says the international community has failed to pressure the world’s “worst” jailers of journalists, including Egypt, from improving press freedom conditions.

{FD} Iranian media: Another quake, magnitude 6.1 hits the south

Iranian media say another earthquake has jolted the country’s south, followed by several aftershocks.

{FD} Islamic nations seek response to Trump’s move on Jerusalem

Leaders and top officials of the world’s Islamic nations are coming together in Turkey to try and forge a united stance against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

{FD} Israel hits Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire at Israeli city

The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in Gaza is response to rocket fire toward southern Israel.

{FD} Under Putin, Russia increases clout in the Middle East

When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and break Russia’s international isolation over a crisis in Ukraine.

{FD} Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump

Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and told him that the U.S. decided he no longer posed a threat and could go home to Morocco.

{FD} Bahrain interfaith group pays unprecedented visit to Israel

An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying an unprecedented public visit to Israel this week, receiving a warm welcome but generating uproar across the Arab world.

{FD} Iraq PM warns Islamic State might erupt again somewhere else

Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq’s prime minister warns that the group’s extremists might “erupt again somewhere else” without international cooperation in combatting the militants.

{FD} ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan’s president undermines court

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal’s “reputation and credibility” by refusing to arrest Sudan’s president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

{FD} UN probes abuses in Iraqi town where troops fought Kurds

The U.N. mission to Iraq says it is investigating allegations of human rights abuses in a disputed Iraqi town where federal forces clashed with Kurdish fighters in October.

{FD} Most fake bomb calls that beset Russia coming from Syria

A top Russian official says most of the fake bomb calls that have plagued cities across Russia have come from Syria.

{FD} Muslim leaders to convene extraordinary summit for Jerusalem

Leaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries will meet Wednesday in Istanbul for an extraordinary summit to discuss “repercussions” from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

{FD} Russia shuts its embassy in Yemen, evacuates diplomats

Russia says it has temporarily shut its embassy in Yemen and evacuated all of its diplomats.

{FD} Israeli Jewish radical sentenced to 4 years for church arson

An Israeli court has sentenced a Jewish extremist to four years in prison for torching a famous Holy Land church in 2015.

{FD} Yemeni officials say police kill 3 militants in Aden

Yemeni officials say security forces have killed at least three suspected militants in a raid in the southern port city of Aden.

{FD} The Latest: Egypt official: Mideast peace prospects waning

The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fallout from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Egypt’s defense minister says chances for a Mideast peace deal have been diminished after the U.S. government’s decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.

{FD} Poll: Over 90 percent of Palestinians oppose Trump move

A new Palestinian opinion poll finds overwhelming opposition to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.