• International investigators to probe several cases of Syria chemical attacks (AP)
  • 'No Assad in Syrian future,' Saudi foreign minister tells German paper (Reuters)
  • Iraq prepares troops for offensive to retake Mosul (Reuters)
  • Pope Francis arrives in Cuba ahead of meeting with Russian Orthodox patriarch (Reuters)
  • Israel and EU end 3-month crisis, agree to resume talks on Palestinians (Haaretz)
  • Libyan fighter jet shot down while carrying out attacks against Islamic militants (AP)
  • Iran ready to work together with Saudi Arabia for Mideast stability, says FM (Reuters)
  • In interview, Syria's Assad vows to continue fighting while talks take place (Reuters)
  • Saudi FM defends stance on Yemen and Syria at Munich Security Conference (AP)
  • France to force 1,000 people to leave Calais "jungle" migrant camp (Reuters)
  • Mideast Quartet will prepare report end of escalation, two-state solution (Haaretz)
  • Defense Minister Ya'alon meets with Jordan's King Abdullah at Munich security conference (Haaretz)
  • Palestinian reports: One seriously injured by rubber bullet during clashes near Ramallah (Haaretz)
  • Thousands of doctors protest against police abuses in Cairo (AP)
  • U.S., allies stage 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq (Reuters)

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