Police in Cairo have fired tear gas amid another tense standoff with student protesters at al-Azhar University.
A 15-year-old Palestinian boy has died of a gunshot wound in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials have said.
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett has proposed that Israel annex parts of the occupied West Bank where most Jewish settlers live. The area is already under its full military control.
An adviser to Yemen's president has survived an assassination attempt, the country's government said.
Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have killed seven children during fighting for the town of Nabek, north of the capital Damascus, activists said.
The Iranian president's personal website has published pictures of Hassan Rouhani hiking in the mountains outside Tehran with his traditional clothing replaced by a sporty outfit.
Fourteen Islamist women jailed for 11 years for a peaceul protest in Egypt will be released after a court slashed their sentences in a case that had outraged opposition groups and human rights campaigners.
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