Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday despite a second day of Saudi-led air strikes.
Riyadh lashes out at Tehran for meddling in the affairs of Arab countries.
Pakistan and Egypt among five Muslim countries who want to participate in operation, Saudi SPA state news agency says.
UN humanitarian official says 2014 was a traumatic one for people living in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory.
Saudi authorities beheaded a national for murder and a Pakistani for drug trafficking amid a surge of executions.
One bomb exploded inside Badr mosque in Sanaa, followed by another at the gate as worshippers fled, witnesses said.
A party statement said Netanyahu spoke with the leaders of smaller parties he saw as likely coalition partners.
Netanyahu warned a vote for the Zionist Union could endanger Israel's security and lead to the division of Jerusalem.
Pakistani Mumtaz Hussein Deen Ahmed was executed after his conviction for smuggling heroin, the interior ministry said.
Washington does not want Syrian President Bashar al Assad to participate in any negotiation on his country’s future.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday there would be no Palestinian state if he were re-elected.
Tony Blair is poised to step back from his role with the diplomatic Middle East Quartet, the Financial Times reported.
US President is “committed” to a two-state solution for Israel and Palestinians, Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Kurdish authorities say they have evidence Daesh used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against peshmerga fighters.
Aid agencies have found themselves frustrated and increasingly bitter as the Syrian conflict enters a fifth year.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said Mohamed al-Assad was shot dead on Friday in Latakia province.
Thousands of Iraqi troops and militiamen laid siege to jihadist fighters holed up in Tikrit.
Libya’s warring factions must reach a deal on forming a unity government within days, not weeks.
Ongoing crackdown is a sign of the failure of a nearly year-old unity deal between Hamas, and the rival Fatah.
Ban Ki-moon calls on the international community to halt the destruction of Iraqi archaeological sites by IS.
“We don't want any vacuum in the country that would create chaos such as happened in Libya and Iraq ... Afghanistan."