{FD} Haley: New UN resolution punishing Iran could be in the works

Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, said that based on a new report by the U.N. Secretary General, new pressure on Iran’s continued behavior could lead to a new resolution against the Tehran regime or the strengthening present ones.

{FD} US urges UN to punish Iran, but Russia says no sanctions

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the U.N. Security Council to punish Iran for what the Trump administration calls its “dangerous violations” of U.N. resolutions and “destabilizing behavior,” but Russia says what is needed is dialogue not threats or sanctions.

{FD} Saudi Arabia says it intercepted missile from rebels in Yemen aimed at royal palace

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels said it intercepted a missile fired over southern Riyadh on Tuesday while the Yemeni rebels said they targeted the royal palace in the kingdom’s capital.

{FD} Saudi Arabia says it intercepted missile fired from rebels in Yemen targeting royal palace

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels said it intercepted a missile fired over southern Riyadh on Tuesday while the Yemeni rebels said they targeted the royal palace in the kingdom’s capital.

{FD} Macron slams Assad for comments on France supporting terror

French president Emmanuel Macron has hit back at Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad’s allegations that France supported terrorism in Syria, insisting that the US-led international coalition should be credited for the military successes against the Islamic State.

{FD} UN says airstrikes killed at least 115 in Yemen over 11 days

The U.N. human rights office said Tuesday it has verified the killings of 115 Yemeni civilians and other non-combatants in airstrikes carried out over 11 days this month by a Saudi-led military coalition batting Yemen’s Shiite rebels.

{FD} AP Interview: Iraq patriarch looks to life after war with IS

The head of Iraq’s Chaldean Church says that battling extremist “mentality” is key to peaceful coexistence among Iraq’s religious and ethnic groups as the nation emerges from more than three years of war with Islamic State militants.

{FD} Al-Qaida divisions may aid Assad as he eyes Syria’s Idlib

As President Bashar Assad seeks to reassert his authority in Idlib, the only remaining province in Syria where his forces have almost no presence, he may be aided there by deep fractures within al-Qaida, the militant group that dominates the region.

{FD} Iraqi refugee who wanted to bomb Texas malls for ISIS is sentenced

An Iraqi refugee who authorities say wanted to set off bombs at two Houston malls has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State group.