In brief

Palestinian sentenced to death in Gaza for providing information to Israel

About 100 Germans have died in Iraq and Syria

Islamic State has destroyed temple in Syria's Palmyra

"Positive contacts" with Israel on Gaza truce, says Hamas head

Malaysia: 24 bodies of trafficked migrants found near Thai border

Angela Merkel condemns "disgusting" violence against refugees

Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics

Islamic experts urge more Muslim action on climate change

Nearly all India's Muslim women reject "triple talaq" and polygamy

Islamic State destroys historic Syrian monastery, monitor says

Labour leadership favourite vows to apologise on Iraq war

Turkey accuses BBC of supporting terrorism

US "deeply concerned" over air raid on Yemen port

Hundreds of US rabbis voice support for Iran nuclear deal

Clerics gather in Egypt to counter extremist fatwas

Libya PM withdraws offer to resign

Mystery surrounding leadership of Boko Haram in Nigeria

Egyptian president signs new anti-terrorism law into effect

Syria regime's air strikes "unacceptable", UN envoy says

Imam killed by suspected jihadists in Mali

Morocco jails two over anti-gay beating

Bangladesh plans census for undocumented Rohingya

Rising infant mortality rate in Gaza fuels blockade fears – UN

Saudi foreign minister blames Assad for the rise of Islamic State

Iraqi Christians who fled IS living in limbo while in exile

French court to rule on pork school dinners for Jews and Muslims

Iranian foreign minister discusses Syria with Hezbollah leader

Libya PM resigns live on TV hours after peace talks restart

Egypt civil servants protest against law they fear will cut ranks

Bangladesh police chief's blogger warning sparks uproar

"Strategy rethink needed" as Boko Haram shifts to suicide attacks

Holy Land Catholic body urges action against Jewish extremists

After 3 years, Jordan refugee camp for Syrians now a city

Married by a woman: a quiet Palestinian revolution

Deadliest weekend in years in Afghanistan

Jihadists suspected in deadly Mali hotel siege

Bangladesh vows to "hunt down" secular blogger's killers

Cameroon expels thousands of Nigerians in Boko Haram fight

Police link Tunis and Sousse terrorist attacks

Muslim preachers from Tanzania kidnapped in DR Congo

Afghan civilian casualties hit record high in first half of 2015: UN

Qatar backs Turkey over bombing raids in northern Iraq

Death sentence for Iranian spiritual leader an "outrage": UN

Turkey says comprehensive battle against IS to be launched soon

Obama warns of dangers to Israel if Iran deal blocked

EU and US urge Turkey to show restraint amid PKK onslaught

Egypt to unveil Suez Canal extension in hope of a new era

Israel approves detaining Jewish militants without trial

Iran deal can speed up solutions in Syria and Yemen, says Rouhani

Tunisia extends state of emergency by two months

Indonesian foundation defends awarding Kim Jong-Un peace prize

Turkey's Erdogan says Putin may "give up" on Assad