Bomb kills two Lebanese soldiers at Syrian border-sources
Two Lebanese soldiers were killed in a bomb attack targeting a military personnel carrier at the Syrian border on Friday, security sources said.
Egypt awards oil and gas exploration blocks
Egypt has signed oil and gas exploration deals worth $187 million with several Western companies and a Tunisian firm, the petroleum ministry said.
Shi'ite rebels shell Yemen state TV, residents flee fighting
Armed Shi'ite rebels shelled Yemen's state-run television building in Sanaa on Friday and hundreds of residents were fleeing in a dramatic escalation of violence after weeks of fighting and protests in the capital, local officials said.