In brief

Iraqi cleric Muqtada al Sadr suspends parliament activities

Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq?

Mali army in major clash with jihadists

'House of torture' puts focus on Islamic schools in Nigeria

Nine-year-old among nearly 150 children briefly held in Indian Kashmir

In Syria camp, uncertain future for foreign IS orphans

Tensions rise in Ladakh thanks to India's moves in Kashmir

Khashoggi memorial to be held outside Saudi consulate where he died

Muslim Brotherhood sidelined in Egypt protests

Khashoggi suspects made 'chilling' jokes before killing him

Afghan election sees big drop in voter numbers

France expands rape probe against Islamic scholar Ramadan

Iran's iconic anti-U.S. murals make way for a new generation of artwork

Masses surge to Dakar for inauguration of Senegal's mega-mosque

Anglican church in Southern Africa backs anti-Israel boycotts

Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy

Electoral gains revive old dilemma for Israeli Arabs

Sudan summons Egypt envoy over detained student as protesters rally

Egypt should allow peaceful protests: U.S. official

Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah arrested as crackdown continues

Afghan women fear mandatory poll photos could stop them from voting

Boxer Zeina Nassar's fight to wear a headscarf in the ring

United States hopes to see rapid action on lifting Kashmir curbs

Top 5 Afghan presidential candidates in Saturday's election

Despite French and British pleas, few signs of U.S.-Iran detente

'No nation on earth' does more for religious freedom, says U.S. State Dept official

Egypt's rival camps wage online battle over Sisi

Egypt's opposition decimated under Sisi

Egypt rights group: Nearly 2,000 detained since protests

Algeria army chief criticises protesters for rejecting election

Sudan activists say thousands protest in Darfur over economy

Israeli negotiators seek to break Netanyahu-Gantz deadlock

Algeria court sentences Bouteflika brother to 15 years

Trump urges India's Modi to improve ties with Pakistan amid Kashmir dispute

For Uighur refugees, freedom means losing family

Trump and Rouhani know conditions for talks, but it's up to them to deliver: Macron

Coalition forces in Iraq say attacks 'will not be tolerated'

Trump must restore trust before any talks, says Rouhani

Egypt clamps down on media outlets following protests

Collapse of U.S.-Taliban talks an awkward blow for Pakistan

Populists Trump and Modi vow relentless fight on extremists at mass rally

Bye bye Bibi? Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Gantz for prime minister

Families struggle to meet Kashmiris lodged in Indian jail

U.S. emphasises diplomacy in standoff with Iran

Sudan's new PM Hamdok launches probe into protesters' deaths

Algeria: ""Take us all to prison, the people will not stop"

Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer Mahienour El-Massry

Two Bloomberg reporters go on trial for report on Turkish economy

Demonstrators clash with Egyptian security forces in rare anti-Sisi protests

Iran's Khamenei approved Saudi strike, CBS reports

Apples rot in Kashmir orchards, as lockdown puts economy in tailspin

UN faces rival ceasefire resolutions in Syria's Idlib