In brief

French-Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh seeks pro-climate construction transformation

Israeli far-right leader Ben-Gvir gets national security minister post in Likud coalition deal

"Where are the mackerel?": Bosphorus fish stocks crash

TikTok on 'high alert' in Malaysia as tensions rise over election wrangle

Turkish strikes on Kurds stoke tensions with Syria

Morocco arrests former human rights minister Mohammed Ziane

Saudi Arabia stun Messi’s Argentina in huge World Cup upset

UN rights council eyes probe of Iran crackdown

Arabs shun Israeli media at Qatar World Cup, cooling hopes of a thaw

Iranian World Cup squad declines to sing national anthem, backing protests

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake kills 162

Migrant workers say their sweat made FIFA World Cup happen

Iran captain "supports" anti-government protests ahead of match against England

Turkey launches air raids against Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq

Iran arrests two top actors who removed headscarves

Second boat of over 100 Rohingya lands on Indonesian beach

Iran's players free to express themselves at World Cup, says Queiroz

German football bars boycott "unacceptable" Qatar World Cup

EU sanctions 29 Iranians, three organisations over crackdown on protests

Iran launches missile attacks on Kurdish opposition group in Iraq

US offers $10 million reward for leads on Somalia’s Al-Shabab leaders

Israel refuses to cooperate with U.S. probe into Shireen Abu Akleh's death

Handshakes, shoes and coffee cups: Qatar etiquette essentials

Turkey accuses Kurdish militants after deadly Istanbul blast

Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu due back in court

Migrant ship spurned by Italy docks in France

Women stopped from entering amusement parks in Afghan capital

UAE and Egypt ink major wind energy deal at COP27

Saudi detains U.S. woman in custody dispute

British PM to raise hunger striker Abdel Fattah's case during COP27

Violence reported in Iran's north-west and south-east

Pope says women's rights fight is 'continuous struggle', condemns mutilation

German-flagged charity vessel Humanity 1 refuses to leave Italian port

Overshadowed by multiple crises, climate talks kick off in Egypt

Iranian protesters in new show of defiance despite crackdown

Palestinians decry 'collective punishment' over Israel's Nablus closure

Netanyahu set for comeback, says on brink of "big" election win

From a few Catholics to a multitude: Pope to visit Bahrain

Nile is in mortal danger, from its source to the sea

President Aoun leaves office as Lebanon's crisis worsens

EU examines classifying Iran Revolutionary Guards as terrorists

U.S. woman who led female IS battalion faces up to 20 years in prison

Disillusioned Palestinian voters may shape Israeli election

Iran summons German ambassador over support for mass protests

Iraqi parliament approves new government headed by Mohammed Shia al-Sudani

UN urges revival of negotiations on disputed Western Sahara

Tens of thousands attend funeral of killed Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif

Iran president says Amini "riots" pave way for attacks

Palestinians in crisis-hit Lebanon plunge deeper into poverty: UN

Iranian security forces clash with protesters marking Mahsa Amini’s death

UK court to hear Uighur demands to ban Xinjiang cotton

Tents for asylum seekers stir debate in Austria