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Hundreds of people protest on the West Bank and in Gaza for the third day in a row.

Iraq announces that its war against Islamic State (IS) is over. The United States Department of State welcomes the end of the "vile occupation" and says that the fight continues.

PM Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi troops are now in complete control of the country.

Archaeologists in Egypt display items, including figurines, masks and a mummy, from one of two previously unexplored tombs, Kampp 150 and Kampp 161, in the ancient Nile city of Luxor.

A mummy dating back about 3,500 years is among items discovered in the two tombs.

The 1.6-hectare populated hamlet of Alwine in Uebigau-Wahrenbruck district, Germany, is sold for 140,000 EUR at a public auction.

Its empty homes and ageing residents mirror the wider fate of east German hinterlands.