In brief

Imam killed by suspected jihadists in Mali

Morocco jails two over anti-gay beating

Bangladesh plans census for undocumented Rohingya

Rising infant mortality rate in Gaza fuels blockade fears – UN

Saudi foreign minister blames Assad for the rise of Islamic State

Iraqi Christians who fled IS living in limbo while in exile

French court to rule on pork school dinners for Jews and Muslims

Iranian foreign minister discusses Syria with Hezbollah leader

Libya PM resigns live on TV hours after peace talks restart

Egypt civil servants protest against law they fear will cut ranks

Bangladesh police chief's blogger warning sparks uproar

"Strategy rethink needed" as Boko Haram shifts to suicide attacks

Holy Land Catholic body urges action against Jewish extremists

After 3 years, Jordan refugee camp for Syrians now a city

Married by a woman: a quiet Palestinian revolution

Deadliest weekend in years in Afghanistan

Jihadists suspected in deadly Mali hotel siege

Bangladesh vows to "hunt down" secular blogger's killers

Cameroon expels thousands of Nigerians in Boko Haram fight

Police link Tunis and Sousse terrorist attacks

Muslim preachers from Tanzania kidnapped in DR Congo

Afghan civilian casualties hit record high in first half of 2015: UN

Qatar backs Turkey over bombing raids in northern Iraq

Death sentence for Iranian spiritual leader an "outrage": UN

Turkey says comprehensive battle against IS to be launched soon

Obama warns of dangers to Israel if Iran deal blocked

EU and US urge Turkey to show restraint amid PKK onslaught

Egypt to unveil Suez Canal extension in hope of a new era

Israel approves detaining Jewish militants without trial

Iran deal can speed up solutions in Syria and Yemen, says Rouhani

Tunisia extends state of emergency by two months

Indonesian foundation defends awarding Kim Jong-Un peace prize

Turkey's Erdogan says Putin may "give up" on Assad

Nigerian army "frees nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages"

Muslims in CAR "forced to abandon religion": Amnesty

Turkey's main opposition accuses Erdogan of blocking coalition efforts

Nigerian army frees dozens of women and children from Boko Haram

Eurotunnel: over 37,000 migrants blocked since January

Stateless South Asians finally get identity under landmark deal

Libya court sentences Gaddafi's son to death for 2011 killings

Turkey attacks IS and PKK targets, but will not send in ground troops

Tunisia overwhelmingly passes anti-terror law

Female suicide bombers kill dozens in Cameroon and Nigeria

Pakistan to host peace talks between Afghan government and Taliban

Afghanistan bans toy guns to curb culture of violence

Australian Muslim leader blasts government's deradicalisation drive

Malaysian activists question role of Muslim "fashion police"

Israel looks to improve ties with Turkey

Palestinians in West Bank count down to their village's demolition

Aid ship arrives in war-torn south Yemen port carrying food

Top EU official urges tourists not to shun Tunisia

Kuwait DNA tests violate right to privacy, says Human Rights Watch

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