In brief

Israeli army heads to people's homes to care for COVID-19 patients

Council of Europe to start infringement proceedings against Turkey if Osman Kavala not released

Iran joins expanding Asian security body led by Moscow and Beijing

Court fines Frenchman for depicting Macron as Hitler

German police foil "Islamist" attack on synagogue

U.S. to hold $130 mln of Egypt's military aid over human rights

Warlord chic: Taliban make themselves at home in Dostum's mansion

Villagers south of Tigray flee site of Ethiopia mass killings

Algerian journalist Mohamed Mouloudj ordered held in custody

Germany approves residency for 2,600 Afghans and their families

Militia leader gets 53 years in Minnesota mosque bombing

Taliban deny their deputy prime minister, Mullah Baradar, is dead

Armed groups killing, recruiting more children in Niger: Amnesty

With Taliban's rise, India sees renewed threat in Kashmir

Putin meets Assad in Moscow and criticises foreign forces in Syria

Sudan's military "dominant" despite power-sharing deal

Israel again hits Gaza with retaliatory airstrikes

As Dubai's food delivery booms, dangers and casualties mount

International community hosts Afghanistan donor conference

Israeli foreign minister proposes development plan for Gaza

UN says Taliban must stop targeting protesters and journalists

Islamists thrashed in Morocco election

German president pays tribute to immigrant communities at ceremony

20 years post 9/11: Americans less positive about civil liberties

UK MI5 boss warns of Afghanistan "morale boost" for extremists

Lebanon forms new government, 1st in over a year

Security high in Paris as 2015 jihadist attacks trial begins

IAEA says Iran is stonewalling as talks on nuclear deal hang in balance

Syrian refugees tortured, raped and missing after returning home, Amnesty says

Taliban name new Afghan government, interior minister on U.S. sanctions list

Looming Moroccan election reveals parliament's dimming sway

U.S. and Qatar hold crisis talks as Taliban claims to control all of Afghanistan

Trial of alleged mastermind of 9/11 resumes, days before 20th anniversary

Islamists' grip on power at stake in lacklustre Morocco election

From Moria's ashes, a UN logbook shows Lesbos camp trauma

Guantanamo, where the "war on terror" drags on in military court

Afghan resistance calls for ceasefire as Taliban tighten control of Panjshir

Islamic State menace rebounds in Afghanistan

US: British IS "Beatles" suspect Alexanda Kotey pleads guilty over role in beheadings

Foreign aid groups in Afghanistan navigate Taliban rule

Indian Kashmir lockdown extended after separatist icon Syed Ali Geelani's death

U.S. drone strike wiped out Kabul family, brother says

What next for Kabul's airport?

"Congratulations to Afghanistan" - Taliban celebrate departure of last US troops

Fear and acceptance mix in cradle of Tunisian revolution

Egypt's Mo Salah absent as World Cup Africa group qualifiers kick off

Rare meeting between Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli defence minister

Rockets target Kabul airport as U.S. forces rush to complete Afghan pullout

Taliban to allow foreign nationals and Afghans with travel authorisation to leave Afghanistan

Biden due to talk Iran with Israel's Bennett, after Afghan bombing delay

Amnesty International slams Tunisia travel bans

Biden presidency shaken to core by Kabul bombings