{FD} UN envoy: Missiles and confrontations may thwart Yemen peace

The new U.N. envoy for Yemen says a political solution to end the three-year war in the Arab world’s poorest country is available” — but he warns “there is a real danger” that intensified military confrontations and missile launches aimed at Saudi Arabia “may in a stroke take peace off the table.”

{FD} Dubai ruler’s daughter mysteriously vanishes after attempt to escape father’s clutches, ex-spy says

The daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler mysteriously vanished last month after she attempted to escape the clutches of her overbearing father, a former French spy said Monday.