Jordan's Arab Bank starts appeal against Hamas finance ruling
Jordanian lender Arab Bank Group said its had begun legal steps to appeal a U.S. jury ruling which found it liable for financing Islamic militant group Hamas.
Lebanon army fights Islamist gunmen in Tripoli for second day
Lebanese soldiers clashed with Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli for a second day on Saturday, moving against the militants who holed up in a part of the Old City.
Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist
A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, despite international pleas for her life to be spared.