In brief

Decade after Norway massacre, Breivik seeks parole

Rescue workers search for survivors after deadly Afghanistan quake

As Shia rivals jostle in Iraq, Sunni and Kurdish parties targeted

Turkish court overturns controversial move to hike foreigners' bills

Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani prisoner at centre of Texas siege

Iran confirms again imprisoning French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah

Yemen rebels reject UN call to free UAE-flagged ship

Turkey and Armenia welcome "constructive" efforts to mend ties

Iranian diplomats arrive in Saudi to take up Organisation of Islamic Cooperation posts

Germany convicts Syrian ex-colonel in 'historic' torture trial

Thousands gather at Hindu festival in India as virus surges

Changing times for Saudi's once feared morality police

Turkish writer Ahmet Altan: "I prefer prison to exile"

UN calls for $5 billion in aid for Afghanistan to "avert humanitarian catastrophe" in 2022

Iraq Shia divide makes forging government tough task

"No path ahead but the sea": Lebanese join migrant flow to EU

Syria torture verdict due this week as many still seek relatives

Dissident Iranian writer Baktash Abtin dies in detention from COVID-19

Kazakhstan says nearly 8,000 arrested after week of deadly unrest

Saudi rights activist Princess Basmah and her daughter freed after three years in jail

Myanmar's Suu Kyi: prisoner of generals

Lebanon mountain town Arsal warns of looming heating tragedy

Erdogan courts Turkey's evasive youth vote ahead of 2023

Muslim bachelor takes out UK billboard adverts to find a wife

Election rallies cancelled as India sees Omicron surge

"Dozens" of protesters killed in Kazakh unrest

Iraqi women boxers aim sucker punch at gender taboos

Kazakhstan president sacks cabinet in bid to head off protests

Scores killed as fighting escalates near Yemen's Marib

France opens terror probe after Paris-Dakar rally team hit by blast in Saudi Arabia

Iraq's pro-Iran Hashed take centre stage in soft power play

Spoils of war: Taliban put victory over U.S. on display

Turkey's inflation hits a 19-year high of 36%

Man arrested for faking online sale of Indian Muslim women

Activist Ramy Shaath to be freed from detention in Egypt

U.S. calls for civilian rule in Sudan after Hamdok quits as premier

Indonesia navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

Iran says rocket sends three "research payloads" into space

Gaza border violence erupts after Palestinian president visits Israel

Strike blamed on Israel sets ablaze Syrian port of Latakia

Somalia's allies alarmed as political crisis deepens

India bars Mother Teresa's charity from receiving foreign funds

Lebanese president says government blockage must end

New round of Iran nuclear negotiations begins in Vienna

Iraqi Kurds mourn their dead in Channel drowning

Israel plans to double settlement in Golan Heights

No long-distance road trips for Afghan women without male escort: Taliban

Tens of thousands in Sudan anti-coup rallies as tear gas fired

Visitors return to Afghan national museum Taliban once ransacked

"My children are cold": brutal winter hits Syria camps

Militias mobilise in Libya capital amid tensions over election

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to 5 years in prison