The move deepens tensions between Saudi Arabia and its chief regional rival.
The $760 million plan would be the first emergency humanitarian program to alleviate suffering inside the 28-country bloc’s borders.
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia, killing an unconfirmed number of people. The country has issued a tsunami warning, the National Meteorological Agency reported.
Iraqis who built dam say structure is increasingly precarious and describe government response as ‘ridiculous’
The owners of a Brazilian mine that suffered a dam burst, setting off a deadly mudslide, have agreed to pay 4.4bn reais (£804m) in damages.
Tunisian security forces killed five Islamist militants after they infiltrated across the border from neighbouring Libya, authorities said on Wednesday.
In the fourth attack since 2007, heavily-armed terrorists, including suicide bombers, today struck the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, killing nine persons including an Afghan security personnel and causing damage to the chancery.
Jordan says a raid in the city of Irbid that left seven suspected jihadist militants dead foiled attacks being plotted by so-called Islamic State.
Israeli soldiers shot dead two Palestinian teens who had attacked an Israeli settler at his home in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, the military said, as a wave of heightened violence entered its sixth month.
One Chinese national was killed and three wounded in a "militant" attack in Laos, state media said on Wednesday, in what was at least the second confirmed attack in the country involving Chinese workers this year.