In brief

Turkey, France row over Mediterranean claims

French FM scolds "passive" Lebanon leadership

UN: Arab economies to shrink by 5.7% amid virus fallout

UN "horrified" by killing of five aid workers in Nigeria

US: House votes to repeal Trump travel ban decried as anti-Muslim

Spain searches for migrant boat taking risky Atlantic route

Malaysia judge drops Rohingya caning after outcry

Middle East mythbusters battle virus "infodemic"

Turkey must stop "provocation" in eastern Mediterranean: Germany

US sanctions Chinese companies over Muslim abuse complaints

Malaysia urged to halt "barbaric" caning of Rohingya

Over 22% of people in Delhi have had virus, study indicates

Pakistan warns video-sharing app TikTok over "immoral content"

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to run again in November election

Sudan's ousted strongman Bashir goes on trial for 1989 coup

Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

Scaled-down hajj pilgrimage to start on 29 July

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

UK says China committing "gross" abuses against Uighurs

Moroccan 'revenge porn' victims smash taboos by speaking out

Tunisia protesters force entry to oil production site

India exceeds 1 million coronavirus cases, behind only the U.S. and Brazil

Israel imposes new weekend restrictions to fight virus spread

Egypt "won't stand idle" on security threats from Libya

Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yucel sentenced in absentia in terrorism case

Trump visa move tears Indian families apart

Shorter hours, cleaner air? Egypt may extend its COVID-19 evening curfew

Egypt offers reusable face masks in state subsidy scheme

Turkey marks fourth anniversary of failed 2016 coup attempt

Hagia Sophia will open outside prayer time, says Turkey

Pakistan's paedophile castration law triggers rights debate

Malian accused of Timbuktu war crimes refuses to enter plea

Minorities under attack as PM pushes 'tolerant' Pakistan

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigns

Dozens wounded as Taliban bomb rocks Afghan intel office

Germany says suspected Egyptian spy had no access to sensitive data

Accused NZ mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

Bosnia Muslims mourn their dead 25 years after Srebrenica massacre

Indonesia 'dog doctor' rescues canines from pandemic peril

Accusations of serial assault spark new #MeToo wave in Egypt

"Lives will be lost"’ warn aid groups as UN resolution leaves single Syria border crossing open

Barter economy: Lebanese turn to Facebook to swap goods for food

Hagia Sophia the latest Muslim-Christian tussle over holy sites

Sudan allows non-Muslims to drink alcohol and bans female genital mutilation

Iraqi MP dies of COVID-19 as coronavirus cases jump 600%

Lebanon "spiralling out of control": UN rights chief

China and U.S. in new spat over Uighur crackdown

Srebrenica massacre – 25 years on Muslims still face Serb denial

Turkish court rules Hagia Sophia can be turned into a mosque

Fifteen centuries, two faiths and a contested fate for Hagia Sophia

Indonesian politician's anti-virus veil policy draws fire

Russia and China veto UN extension of cross-border aid in Syria