Snow in the Middle East

Mon Mar 5, 2012 8:00pm IST

1 of 24. A Saudi man plays with snow after a heavy snowstorm in the desert, near Tabuk, 1500 km (932 miles) from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 3, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Mohamed Alhwaity

Snow blankets countries in the Middle East, from Lebanon to Saudi Arabia.