In brief

Deadly attack on U.S. forces leaves Syrian town fearful for the future

From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of detained Iran newscaster

UK court rejects case brought by mother of IS "Beatle" suspect

Incoming Pakistan Chief Justice opens new era for powerful court

Bangladesh bans film about Islamist cafe siege

Saudi Arabia pumps money into restive Shia quarter it once flattened

Sudan's Bashir stands firm even as protests mount

Radical cleric behind Bali bombing to be freed from prison

Tunisia's revolution anniversary marked by rising tension

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Putin in Moscow next week

Mosul demolishes iconic building used by IS for 'gay' killings

New envoy in Syria to revive UN mediation efforts

Algeria's ancient pyramid tombs still shrouded in mystery

Saudi teen says wants to work for freedom for women

Germany's security agency steps up watch on far-right AfD

Czech court jails man for train attacks staged to blame Muslims

Syria Kurds reject 'security zone' under Turkish control

Tunisia NGOs file graft lawsuit against President Essebsi

Yemen, Iran, Khashoggi murder top Pompeo's talks in Saudi

Egypt's al-Sisi in Jordan talks amid U.S. push for anti-Iran alliance

Runaway Saudi teen settles in Canada after being granted asylum

Turkey vows to continue fight against Kurdish militia after Trump threat

In role reversal, Abbas pressures Hamas as Israel allows aid

In Saudi weddings, small is the new beautiful

British-Iranian woman's health deteriorates in Iran prison

Morocco's Amazigh want their new year to become official holiday

Egypt university expels female student for hugging male friend

German hacker spread right-wing, anti-Muslim views on Internet

Saudi woman's flight rallies opposition to male guardianship

Viktor Orban wants European elections to deliver anti-migration leadership

Muslim group sues to block 'No Boycott of Israel' measure

Garment workers protest pay discrimination in Bangladesh

Is Saudi Arabia on the road to ending child marriage?

Pompeo vows 'every last Iranian boot' will be expelled from Syria

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

UN refers Saudi teen to Australia for refugee resettlement

Erdogan rebukes Trump's top security adviser over Kurds in Syria

EU hits Iran with sanctions after murder plots

No more than 1 wife: Israel looks to tackle Bedouin polygamy

New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo

U.S. envoy on new Afghanistan peace trip

Missing German in custody of the Egyptian authorities

Iraqi Kurdistan denies HRW report on torturing children

Egypt's president acknowledges close co-operation with Israel in Sinai

Jail turned teen thug Mehdi Nemmouche into hardened jihadist

John Bolton on Syria withdrawal: U.S. will assure the defence of Israel

Saudi woman barricades herself in Thai hotel to resist being sent home

Egypt's Sisi inaugurates Coptic cathedral after bomb blast

Algeria defends expulsions after UN fears for 'stranded' migrants

Palestinian Authority pulls staff from Rafah border crossing

China says pace of Xinjiang 'education' will slow, but defends camps

Iran approves anti-money laundering bill to ease foreign trade