In brief

Germany preparing to deport convicted September 11 suspect

Violence, vote-rigging concerns overshadow Afghan parliamentary polls

"United against racism", Germans stage mass protest against far right

Aid groups decry 'routine' killing of Yemen's civilians

New Syria law expands state regulation of religious affairs

Firebrand monk Wirathu hits back at UN and the international community

Israel approves 31 settler homes in flashpoint Hebron

Red Cross appeals for lives of abducted health workers in Nigeria

Chinese official says "sinicisation" of religion in Xinjiang must go on

Missing Khashoggi had big plans for his troubled region

Tale of two brothers reflects Syrian rebel unity and divisions

Deadline passes for Syria's Idlib buffer without jihadists leaving

Behind Bavaria's harsh rhetoric, schools offer migrants warm welcome

Khashoggi's disappearance hardens U.S. Congress stance on Saudi arms deals

Egyptian police question and release son of jailed ex-president Morsi

Celebrity Jewish-Arab wedding stirs mixed feelings in Israel

Turks cite video and audio evidence to bolster claim of Khashoggi murder

Plight of stranded Syrians worsens as food blocked

Hardliners threaten judges as Pakistan awaits ruling in Asia Bibi case

Syria Kurds say they hold 900 foreign IS fighters

Journalist's disappearance forces Trump hand on Saudi Arabia

Activist's art offers rare glimpse inside Egypt's prisons

China launches anti-halal campaign in Xinjiang

Pakistan's Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

UN rights monitors seek international probe of Khashoggi case

Most heavy arms pulled out of planned Syria buffer zone

Qatari-bought fuel enters Gaza to ease humanitarian crisis

Turkey probes disappearance of dissident Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi consulate

In Jerusalem, Palestinian families play political football

Pakistan PM promises 'whistle-blower' law to fight corruption

Syria's Assad says Idlib deal 'temporary measure'

Egypt bans former presidential candidate from travel abroad

Last appeal of Christian Asia Bibi on Pakistan's death row for blasphemy

German far-right AfD draws backing from small group of Jews

Missing Saudi journalist once a voice of reform in kingdom

EU's Iraq envoy struck down by Basra's dirty water

In ethnically split Bosnia, 'others' are on the outside

Netanyahu and Merkel focus on co-operation despite deep divide on Iran

Can Iraq's new leaders deliver stability after months of deadlock?

Jerusalem to remove UN agency for Palestinians from city

Turkey will not leave Syria until Syrian people have an election, Erdogan says

Saudi Jamal Khashoggi: editorialist and critic of 'extremist'

Iran supreme leader promises to 'slap' U.S. by defeating sanctions

Rights group accuses Egyptian police of "forcibly disappearing" rights lawyer

Spain smashes jihadist ring operating in 17 jails

Enforcing Austria's burka ban a delicate matter in Alpine resort

Saudis insist missing Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi left Turkey consulate

Canada: Islamic veil allowed in legal hearing

189 Islamist suspects stand trial in Mozambique

Afghan council seeks Pakistani cleric's help to end war

Egyptian court orders retrial of Muslim Brotherhood leader

Iran fires missiles at Syria 'terrorists' after deadly parade attack