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Catch up on some of this week’s biggest headlines from around the Middle East. Lebanon begins a 24-hour curfew rule that’s in effect for 11 days, Turkey may have to brace for the return of nearly 1,500 migrants, and the US designates Yemen’s Houthis as a terrorist group.