In brief

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

Iran nuclear deal parties meet as accord nears collapse

India's Muslims split in response to Hindu temple verdict

In rare legal test, Myanmar faces genocide hearings at The Hague

Pro-paramilitary demonstrators stream into Iraqi protest camp

Red carpet, but no cinema: Gaza film festival forced outdoors

Turkey's Erdogan opens eco-friendly mosque in Britain

Merkel: Refugee returns to northern Syria should be overseen by UN

Egyptian government seeks to do away with popular tuk-tuks

UN envoy says Iraq is 'at a crossroads' after deadly protests

Iran's Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters

Lebanon's Bassil suggests government talks near "happy ending"

Still demonstrating, Iraqis say problem is poverty

629 Pakistani girls sold as brides to China

Malaysia slams tattoo expo as 'porn' over half-naked pics

U.S. House passes Uighur bill urging sanctions on Chinese officials

With prime minister out, Iraq in constitutional 'black hole'

After U.S. decision, Israel plans new Hebron settlement

Iran says may 'reconsider' atomic watchdog commitments

Why was Usman Khan, the London stabber, released early?

Bashir's NCP condemns Sudan 'illegal government' move to scrap party

Parliament approves Iraqi prime minister Mahdi's resignation

Tunisians march against violence towards women

Egypt journalist couple charged with joining 'terror group'

Russia loses bid to block new Syria chemical weapons probe

Job losses and pay cuts as Lebanon's economy crumbles

Algerian anti-election marchers vote with their feet

Morocco rapper gets one-year jail for insulting police

Qatari foreign minister's Saudi visit seen easing Gulf rift

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after criticism from European leaders

Iraqi forces kill 45 protesters after Iranian consulate torched

France plans crackdown on Islamist presence in troubled areas

U.S. says it received 20,000 messages from Iran protests

U.N. investigators eye 160 Islamic State militants over Yazidi massacres

Hundreds of banks and government sites burned in Iran unrest

Lebanon's Hariri steps aside to speed up new government

A century ago and today, Baghdad's Rasheed Street is the front line in revolt

Amnesty: Egypt uses prosecution branch to crush dissent

Buddhist nationalists claim victory in Sri Lankan election

U.S. teen's TikTok video on Xinjiang goes viral

Iran arrests 180 people suspected of leading fuel protests

Muslim woman defends Jewish family from anti-Semitic attack on London Underground

Thirteen dead in one of the 'worst' days of protest in southern Iraq

Police fire tear gas as groups clash in Lebanon capital

Mass surveillance system flags Uighurs for detention camps

Shia detentions in Malaysia fuel fears of crackdown

Egypt police free journalists held in raid on news outlet

Independent Egyptian news website Mada Masr offices raided

UK begins to repatriate British orphans in Syria

Baghdad tunnel becomes a museum for Iraq's protest movement

Protesters say 'real independence' close as Lebanon turns 76

Turkish court upholds verdict against 12 ex-staff of opposition newspaper