In brief

Israel bombed Iraq weapons depot, NYT reports

Zarif: Iran does not want war and is ready to work on French nuclear deal proposals

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military

Hamdok, UN economist turned Sudanese premier

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

India's opposition politicians demand release of Kashmir activists

Syrian jailed for Germany knife killing that sparked far-right protests

India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of separatist call for protests

UN chief urges world to stamp out religious persecution

No Rohingya turn up for repatriation to Myanmar

Three children of German Islamic State fighters arrive in Frankfurt

German president warns against using religion for political gains

FIFA sends in emergency team to run Egypt's soccer body

Rohingya Muslims say they don't want to return to Myanmar

Algeria protest movement marks six months

US Taliban negotiator returning to Doha amid peace deal hopes

Trump offers to mediate "explosive" Kashmir standoff

German Interior Minister warns refugees who take Syria holidays

Turkey removes three pro-Kurdish mayors from office

New German defence minister seeks troop mandate extension in Jordan

US scraps West Bank conference over Palestinian protests

End child marriage "hell" for Indonesian girls, lawmaker urges

More than a dozen Burkina troops killed in "major terrorist attack"

Canada's Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of "Jihadi Jack"

Omar: Go to Israel, see "cruel reality of the occupation"

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's "right-wing extremism"

Trump says he will likely release Middle East peace plan after Israel elections

Gay rights advocate in Tunisia appeals rejection of presidential bid

UK strips citizenship from dual national "Jihadi Jack"

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over "violations" of Jerusalem holy site

Thousands homeless as fire consumes Bangladesh slum

Nearly half of UK adults think Islam is ‘incompatible’ with British values

The 'gift' of Tunisia's delicate date palm drink

Criticism mounts of New Zealand's mosque shooting response

Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

Rights groups criticise U.N.decision to hold conference on torture in Egypt

India to ease clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir in next few days

Gibraltar orders Iranian tanker release despite U.S. detention bid

Thousands protest in Britain for Kashmir outside Indian High Commission

Israel bars Muslim U.S. congresswomen – with a nudge from Trump

UN expert urges France to try nationals on death row in Iraq

Religious feast highlights interfaith unity in Senegal

Syria's 'cat man' brings hope to abandoned animals in Idlib

Iran's Khamenei backs Yemen's Houthi movement and calls for dialogue

U.S. and Turkey begin work to create Syria buffer zone

Pakistan's premier Imran Khan visits Kashmir as tensions boil with India

Kashmir outposts divided over status change

Saudi-UAE 'rift' weakens fight against common Yemen foe

Kashmir's main city a maze of razor wire and steel barriers

Uneasy calm in Indian Kashmir on Islamic festival day

Saudi coalition wobbles as separatists take over Yemen's Aden