In brief

Republican Nikki Haley calls grow for U.S. to boycott 2022 Olympics in China

"Not a good idea:" Experts concerned about Pope Francis' trip to Iraq

"Inferior" women: China counters Uighur criticism with explicit PR attacks

Don't bully Riyadh, Saudi columnists tell Biden administration

Sisi persecuting the families of Egyptian activists in exile

Yemen donor conference seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine

Boutique mud houses change fortunes of Omani village

Iran dismisses idea of negotiations with EU and U.S. to revive nuclear deal

Israel confirms will vaccinate Palestinians with Israeli work permits

Hundreds of schoolgirls missing in northwest Nigeria after kidnapping

Spanish enclave closure plunges Morocco town into crisis

Hungary asylum restrictions broke European law, says top EU legal adviser

UK Supreme Court to rule on return of "IS bride" Begum

Myanmar military supporters attack anti-coup protesters in Yangon

Amnesty: Eritrean troops killed "hundreds" in Ethiopia massacre

Under Joe Biden, U.S. cools relations with Saudi crown prince

U.S. to release report fingering Saudi prince MbS in Khashoggi murder

U.S. carries out air strikes targeting "Iranian-backed" militias in Syria

German court convicts Eyad al-Gharib of Syrian state torture in unprecendented trial

Rare Israeli Bedouin audio archive sheds light on nomadic society

A year on, India's Muslim victims of Delhi riots say justice still unserved

Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

Rocket strikes on U.S. in Iraq seen as "message from Iran"

China targets Uighurs with more prosecutions, longer prison terms

First verdict due in Germany's landmark Syria torture trial

Malcolm X's family releases letter alleging FBI and police role in his death

China urges U.S. to lift trade restrictions and stop interference

U.N. refugee agency calls for rescue of Rohingya stranded in Andaman Sea

Libya's interior minister escapes assassination attempt

Vaccine giant Serum Institute says told to prioritise India

Amid scars of war, Iraqi archbishop readies for pope

Thousands of protesters rally in Myanmar, junta warns more could die

UN nuclear watchdog chief says ‘temporary solution’ negotiated with Iran

BBC criticised for ‘strikingly hostile’ interview with Muslim female leader

French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

Iran will reverse nuclear actions when U.S. lifts sanctions, says Zarif

Lebanese court removes judge from Beirut blast probe; activists slam "mockery of justice"

Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals and refugees jobs

Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

NATO to expand Iraq mission to around 4,000 personnel

U.S. says it is ready to join talks with Iran and Europe to restore nuclear deal

Dubai princess Latifa says fears for life as held "hostage"

"We just want to play": Iran gamers battle reality of U.S. sanctions

From conflict to co-working, Libyan youths share space

Hamas condemns Israel for blocking COVID-19 vaccines to Gaza

Libya marks 10 years since overthrow of Gaddafi

French MPs approve bill to combat Islamist extremism

Biden plans to ‘recalibrate’ relations with Saudi Arabia and downgrade MBS

Pakistan lab expects Sputnik V doses for commercial sale in a week

Fire 'catastrophe' destroys hundreds of fuel tankers on Afghanistan-Iran border

France's female dervish takes transcendence online

Red Sea coral reefs "under threat" from Israel-UAE oil deal