In brief

Israel strikes targets in Syria after missile lands near nuclear reactor

India's health system ‘crumbling’ under global record number of new COVID-19 cases

Press Freedom index no longer includes Germany among leading nations

Junta attacks displace nearly 250,000 people in Myanmar: UN envoy

Large-scale Houthi offensive roils Yemen's oil-rich Marib

Tears of joy and relief after conviction in Floyd murder case

Turkey says it remains against Egypt labeling Muslim Brotherhood "terrorists"

Outrage in Pakistan after journalist critical of military shot

India's most populous state fighting losing battle for COVID-19 beds and tests

U.S.-backed Afghan peace talks in Turkey postponed

"No sweets": For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a tough Ramadan

Navalny vows to sue Russian prison for withholding Koran

Livin' on a prayer: Champion Pakistan Koran reader in full voice

Turkey frees journalist Ahmet Altan after European rights court ruling

"A very good weird": Israel drops outdoor COVID mask order

Egypt: Train derailment near Cairo leaves 11 dead, almost 100 injured

Radical Pakistan party releases 11 police hostages after anti-France protests

Saudi Arabia's city of roses blooms in Ramadan

Iran nuclear talks resume under shadow of Natanz attack

Blinken vows "enduring" U.S. support for Afghanistan in surprise Kabul visit

Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Young, female and fighting for India's forests

Car bomb blast kills four in Baghdad’s Sadr City

Turkish foreign minister briefs Afghan counterpart on NATO talks

"Immunised" Muslim pilgrims in Mecca as Ramadan begins

Biden administration proceeding with $23 billion weapon sales to UAE

Turkey plans April 24-May 4 Afghanistan peace summit

Tunisian journalists protest over new head of state news agency

Iran to begin 60% uranium enrichment after nuclear site incident

Egyptians celebrate more normal Ramadan despite coronavirus

Biden ready to announce U.S. withdrawal, even as peace eludes Afghanistan

Iran orders 10-day shutdown amid fourth wave of coronavirus pandemic

UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training

Libya's new PM Dbeibeh to visit Turkey on Monday

Iran says Natanz nuclear site hit by terrorism

Victims of "forced confessions" urge Western powers to ban Chinese TV channels

Pakistani transgender woman finds a niche in tailoring

Jordan's Abdullah appears with half-brother for first time since palace crisis

Israel says it will work closely with U.S. on any new Iran nuclear deal

Egyptian archaeologists hail discovery of 3,000-year-old "lost city"

India's new COVID-19 infections hit record, deaths at over five-month high

Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Israel says it will not cooperate with ICC war crimes probe

India's top court paves way for Rohingya deportations to Myanmar

U.S. pledges Iraq troop withdrawal but without timeline

Court sentences acting Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

Iran's Rouhani says Vienna talks open "new chapter"

Myanmar's UK envoy says military attaché "occupied" embassy

Biden resumes Palestinian aid, urges two-state solution

Turkey's chair snub riles EU chief as she defends women's rights

Iran ship said to be Red Sea troop base off Yemen attacked

Turkey jails 32 ex-soldiers for life over 2016 coup bid