Saudi Arabia raced on Sunday to restart operations at oil plants hit by drone attacks which slashed its production by half, as Iran dismissed US claims it was behind the assault.
The wife of Tunisia's late president Beji Caid Essebsi died on Sunday, as Tunisians were voting to elect his successor less than two months after his death.
Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies
Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring
Drone attacks launched by Yemeni rebels on Saudi oil facilities yesterday have exposed the threat to critical infrastructure in the kingdom.
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two Saudi Aramco plants, including the world's biggest oil processing facility, sparking fires in the latest flare up of violence in the Gulf.
Tunisia will hold on Sunday its second free presidential election by universal suffrage since the 2011 uprising that toppled an autocratic regime, with growing uncertainty over who will reach the next round.
Jailed Tunisian media mogul, Nabil Karoui, one of the front-runners in the country’s presidential polls this weekend, started a hunger strike yesterday to protest his imprisonment, a source in his campaign said.