At least 18 people have been killed, and a further 14 wounded, following a bus crash, in central Oman.
Houthi fighters have released two US citizens, and a British citizen, that had been held hostage, for the past several months, in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.
A Jet Airways plane, flying from Mumbai to Dubai, has been diverted to an airport in Oman, following a bomb threat.
Philippines health officials have confirmed a second case of MERS in the country, the first coming in an unrelated incident in January.
South Korean health authorities have reported two new cases of MERS in the country, while Thailand have reported no new cases of the disease.
Thailand health authorities have announced that a total of 175 people were exposed to the country’s only case of MERS, while South Korea reported no new cases of the disease.
South Korea’s outbreak of the MERS virus appears to have ‘levelled off’, according to one South Korean health official, as the country reported just one new case, a day after Thailand announced its first.
Thailand health officials have confirmed the country’s first case of MERS, as an outbreak of the disease continues in South Korea.
An ambush by Yemeni tribesmen, in the country’s central Ibb province, has killed at least 18 Houthi fighters, in one of the deadliest ground attacks in the two-month war.
Airstrikes, carried out by a Saudi-led coalition, have hit three military bases in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a, setting off a large explosion after hitting a munitions store in one of the bases.