In brief

Algeria arrests 18 protesters over Berber flag

Sunday's Istanbul vote "a lose-lose situation" for Erdogan

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals

Those who oppose military are 'enemies of Algeria', says army head

U.S. Senate votes to block arm sales to Saudi Arabia

U.S. adds Saudi Arabia and Cuba to worst human traffickers list

Iran defiant over drone as Trump reportedly halts retaliatory strikes

UN chief insists he cannot set up probe into Khashoggi killing

Court declares Britain's arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful

In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak

Shut out from Bangladesh schools, Rohingyas turn to madrassas

Sudan's army calls for unconditional talks with protesters

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

Saudi de-fangs religious police but plans to enforce 'decency'

Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Morsi

Opposition Istanbul candidate shaking up Turkish politics

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Morsi in Turkey

Russia warns U.S. over extra troop deployment to Middle East

Turkish lira weakens on report detailing possible U.S. sanctions

Egypt's Morsi likely 'more popular' after death

Europe's last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Morsi's death

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy

Far-right AfD fails to win its first German mayor seat

UN anti-terror official makes controversial trip to Xinjiang

Sudan's Bashir appears before prosecutor

Heat wave hits Iraq – and sparks begin to fly

Senior EU diplomat, back from Iran, shows support for nuclear deal

Mecca Clock becomes a tourist draw

German Middle East analyst Guido Steinberg: We should prepare for war between the U.S. and Iran

Abused women take courage in Morocco

My video's funnier than yours: Pakistan and India trade parodies before cricket World Cup

Sisi: Egypt will always support Haftar’s army forces

U.S. and African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged

Iraqi president stresses Christians’ role in building Iraq

Tensions surge as U.S. accuses Iran of attacking tankers

Yemen on the agenda as UAE crown prince visits Berlin

Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends

Morocco adopts law confirming Berber as official language

Cousins in command seal family rule over Iraq Kurds

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing

65 Rohingyas found shipwrecked off Thailand

Indonesiaʹs Islamic Defenders Front gaining grassroots support

Rights group calls on Senegal to tackle Koranic school abuses

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei and Rouhani this week

Chechen women go places with female-only taxi service

First Athens mosque to open by September

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West

Wrecked mosques and police surveillance: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

Ethiopia PM in Sudan to broker talks between generals and protesters