1. Death toll from floods rises to 197 in Pakistan
    The number of people killed in Pakistan’s severe summer flooding rose to 197 on Tuesday, officials told Efe, adding that damage control and rescue operations are ongoing throughout the country.
  2. Egypt court jails Brotherhood leader, cleric for 20 years
    Cairo: A leader of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and an Islamist cleric were on Tuesday sentenced to 20 years in jail for attempting to kill and torture two policemen and leading a terrorist organisation.
  3. Tough road ahead for Iraqi leader after government formed; key Cabinet posts still unfilled