Yemen's exiled President Hadi calls for new uprising. Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has urged Yemenis to rise up against the Houthi rebels as violence further escalated in the capital, Sanaa, following the assassination of the country’s former leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh (Al-Jazeera).
Indonesia's largest Muslim organisation warns against politicians using Islam to win votes. Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), has warned that politicians who use Islam to win votes inevitably end up discriminating against minorities and provoking intolerance that can lead to religious conflict (Channel NewsAsia).
Trump travel ban: supreme court allows enforcement as appeals proceed. Justices say the ban on residents of countries traveling to the US can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts (The Guardian).
UAE, Saudis form new group, separate from GCC. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council. A move that could undermine the council amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar (Fox News).