The BBC uncovers a secret deal that allowed hundreds of IS fighters to escape from Raqqa. The evacuation was watched by coalition and Kurdish-led forces who control the city. A convoy included some of Islamic State's most notorious members and - despite reassurances - dozens of foreign fighters. Also: a relief effort is underway after an earthquake that struck Iran's border with Iraq on Sunday killed more than 400 people, and why China is cracking down on public dancing.
Hundreds killed by 'deadliest quake in the world in 2017', and thousands reported injured. Rescue effort gets underway in both countries.
Also, Trump says he has 'great relationship' with Duterte, concern over first global CO2 rise in 4 years, and how scientists turned space-probe data into a cosmic symphony.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will return home "in days" to formally submit his resignation. Mr Hariri spoke to Future TV from Riyadh, his first public remarks since he announced he was stepping down last week. Also: Spanish PM vows to end Catalonia 'havoc', an aid convoy has got through to a rebel-held enclave in Syria and how Jews and Arabs bond over shampoo at an Israeli hair salon.
The party of Saad al-Hariri has denounced attacks against Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the Future Movement political party also condemned Iranian intervention in Arab countries. There are reports that the Saudis forced Saad al-Hariri to resign and may be holding him against his will. Also: President Trump says he believes that President Putin didn't meddle in the US presidential elections, protesters in Barcelona demonstrate against Spain's detention of Catalan independence leaders and legendary jazz musician Thelonious Monk remembered at the London Jazz Festival.
Growing tension between Saudi Arabia and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement. The United States warns other countries against using Lebanon for proxy conflicts.
Also: The Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, pyramids in Sudan and a revival of the aulos.
US president defends 'America First' trade policy at APEC summit. But Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, insists globalisation is now unstoppable. Also: Lebanese President demands return of PM Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia, Moscow threatens retaliation after US orders Russia Today to register as a foreign agent, and Facebook founder sounds alarm.