In brief

Indian court questions interrogation of children in anti-government play

New rape charges against Islamic scholar Ramadan

China's foreign minister in Berlin rejects criticism on human rights

U.S. Senate votes to limit Trump's war powers on Iran, presidential veto expected

Where's the love? Indonesia says no to Valentine's Day

Turkey threatens to hit Syrian 'radicals' who do not abide by ceasefire

Exiled Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan acquitted in terror trial

Egypt moves toward toughening up draconian anti-terror law

Britain and United States asked to investigate UAE crimes in Yemen

The brothels of Daulatdia: Sex workers to get 'honourable' funeral

Lebanese govt wins no confidence vote despite protests

Boxed in by U.S. and Israel, an ailing Abbas takes defiant stance against Trump peace plan

Fighting continues in Idlib as Turkey-Russia talks end inconclusively

India's ruling party sees likely defeat in New Delhi elections

A hijab and Azawakh hounds: Westminster dog show's new faces

Iraqi officials: U.S. will grant vital Iran sanctions waiver

Moroccans protest Trump's Middle East plan and support Palestinians

Italy calls on Egypt to release young researcher and activist

Fire sale: An Iran plant makes the U.S. flags protesters burn

Turkey hints at 'Plan B' if Idlib deals violated

Rulings spark hope for Egyptian Copts fighting Islamic estate law

After fleeing war in Idlib, Syrian families say "nowhere to go"

Russians head to Turkey for talks on Syria's Idlib offensive

British Islamic State bride loses citizenship appeal

UN envoy says push continues toward ceasefire deal in Libya

Egypt frees pro-democracy activist Ramy Sayed, imprisoned for 4 years

Palestinians deny U.S. charges of incitement, blame Trump plan

Iran seeks to resolve issues with Saudi and UAE quickly

Medical flights start from Yemen's Sanaa in diplomatic breakthrough

Jihadists' Syria capability intact says U.S. watchdog

Guterres: UN safeguards international law in Middle East

Sisi's order of Dresden's Semperoper Ball is revoked

German city moves to outlaw full-face veil in schools after ruling

Slovenia's first mosque opens after 50 years

French teen's anti-Islam rant revives debate on free speech

No Palestinian recognition if peace plan goals unmet, says Kushner

Morocco border clampdown thwarts Europe-bound migrants

"I'm never coming back": Lebanon crisis fuels brain drain

Turkish students given suspended jail sentences over 2018 Syria protest

UN chief calls for end to escalating conflict in NW Syria

Egypt detains doctor and parents as girl dies after genital cutting

Hamas joins forces with opposition groups in Gaza against Trump plan

'Finally free!' – Asia Bibi on Pakistan prison and life in exile

Algeria offers to host reconciliation forum on Libya

International crisis looms as 700,000 flee Syria's Idlib

Questions emerge on Israel's West Bank annexation plans

UN Security Council calls for 'immediate cessation' of Yemen hostilities

Trump's Middle East plan is 'injustice of the century', U.S.-allied Tunisian president says

Lina Ben Mhenni, activist who chronicled Tunisia uprising, dies at 36

Poetry and rap highlight the rift over India's citizenship law

Seeds of hope: Young volunteers replant Tunisia forests

How the world is reacting to Trump's Middle East plan