• Danny Willett of England holds the trophy after he won the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

    Willett wins Dubai Desert Classic with birdie putt on 18th

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Danny Willett withstood the pressure and made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by one shot on Sunday.

  • Police: Israeli soldier stabbed in southern Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a soldier has been stabbed in southern Israel.

  • Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Saturday.

  • A Syrian man gestures as Syrians gather at the border gate with Turkey, in Bab al-Salam, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Thousands of Syrians have rushed toward the Turkish border, fleeing fierce Syrian government offensives and intense Russian airstrikes. Turkey has promised humanitarian help for the displaced civilians, including food and shelter, but it did not say whether it would let them cross into the country. (AP Photo/Bunyamin Aygun) TURKEY OUT

    Syria says any foreign troops would return ‘in coffins’

    BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey came under mounting pressure to open its border Saturday as tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a government onslaught sought entry and the European Union called on Ankara to grant them refuge.

  • FIFA candidate Prince Ali claims voting pledge from Liberia

    GENEVA (AP) — Two soccer federations have defied the Confederation of African Football’s leadership to endorse FIFA presidential candidates on Saturday.

  • Jewish woman stabbed in Arab town in southern Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Police say an attacker stabbed a Jewish woman in a market in an Arab town in southern Israel, seriously wounding her before running away.