Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him first-in-line to the throne and removing a figure well-known to Washington from the line of succession.
Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as first heir
Russia on Monday warned US and coalition forces it will shoot down any aircraft or drones encroaching on its area of operations in western Syria.
Russia vows to shoot down all 'flying objects' in Syria
Four Arab states sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their sanctions.
Arab states send Qatar steep demands
Russian vessels deployed to the Mediterranean have fired cruise missiles at Daesh targets inside Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry says
Russia fires cruise missiles at Daesh in Syria, doesn’t inform US
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has stripped the country’s crown prince of powers overseeing criminal investigations, designating a new public prosecution office to function directly under the king’s authority.
Saudi king strips crown prince of prosecution oversight
At least 25 Yemenis got killed when Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a market in the northern Sa'ada Province, a local health official said on Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the 27-month-old conflict.
Saudi airstrikes on Yemen market leave 25 dead
Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey have begun to deteriorate over the Qatar rift, with Riyadh leading a blockade on the Persian Gulf emirate and Ankara sending troops to the small country.
Saudi-Turkish relations deteriorate over Qatar
Syrian army forces, supported by allied fighters, have reportedly managed to advance on the Daesh-held eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr for the first time since 2014 days after an Iranian missile strike against terrorist positions there.
Syrian forces advance on Daesh-held Dayr al-Zawr Province
A Russian security official has warned that the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group is now seeking to shift the main focus of its acts of terrorism from Iraq and Syria, where it is suffering fatal blows, to Central Asia.
Daesh shifting focus to Central Asia after Mideast defeats: Security official
The United Nations has dismissed Israeli accusations that Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement is setting up observation posts on the border under the guise of an environmental NGO.
UN rejects Israel claims of Hezbollah operating under cover of NGO

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