Iran's Revolutionary Guard seizes a South Korean-flagged ship in the Persian Gulf over alleged oil pollution and environmental hazards. The ship was travelling from Saudi Arabia to the port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.
The United States and the United Kingdom call for, "within hours," an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Yemen to end the violence following last week's Saudi airstrikes, based on bad information, that killed around 140 people.
Flash floods leave 16 people dead and 3 others missing in Saudi Arabia, with authorities urging citizens to avoid low-lying wadis. At least two others were killed in neighboring Oman in some of the heaviest rainfall in more than 25 years.