• Caddie dies, 1st round stopped and event shortened in Dubai

    Anne-Lise Caudal of France studies her shot next to her caddie on the 10th hole during the 1st round of Dubai Ladies Masters golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A caddie was pronounced dead after collapsing during the Dubai Ladies Masters on Wednesday, forcing the suspension of the first round and shortening the tournament to 54 holes.

    Updated: 7:29 am

  • Caddie pronounced dead after he collapses at Dubai Ladies Masters

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Caddie pronounced dead after he collapses at Dubai Ladies Masters.

  • Saudi king starts tour of Gulf Arab states with visit to UAE

    In this Saturday Dec. 3, 2016 photo released by Emirates News Agency, WAM, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, right, receives Saudi King Salman in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. King Salman has arrived in the United Arab Emirates to begin a regional tour aimed at strengthening relations with four neighboring Gulf allies. (Emirates News Agency via AP)

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has arrived in the United Arab Emirates to begin a regional tour aimed at strengthening relations with four neighboring Gulf allies.

  • Libya’s Tripoli sees worst militias clashes in 2 years

    BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Clashes continued for the second day among heavily-armed militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, vying for power and control over the city, with one dislodging another in at least two posts, a five-star hotel and a barracks, in what appears to be the worst outbreak of violence the city has seen in two years.