In brief

Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel

Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell

Egypt′s crusade against critical media continues: authorities block access to

Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims

War court poised for historic ruling on Timbuktu jihadist rampage

U.S. State Dept. report on religious freedom slams Middle East allies

Nigeria's Chibok girls say kidnap by Boko Haram was accidental

New details emerge of dissident Saudi princes' abductions

Racial politics haunt Republican party in the Trump era

Macron seeks release of French reporter detained in Turkey

Gulf realpolitik as Muqtada al-Sadr visits Saudi and UAE

Indonesian president calls to safeguard pluralism from extremist threat

'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel misconceptions

Erdogan, eyeing 2019 election, marks 16 years of his party's rise

German nationalists pull anti-Islam pig poster

Death sentences of Shias point to limits of Saudi reforms

Henry Kissinger: Destroying IS could lead to ′Iranian radical empire′

Aid group: Yemen airport closure killed more people than airstrikes

Artist targets Twitter with offline hate tweets

Ex-war crimes prosecutor quits panel probing Syria abuses

OIC and UN working together to solve Rohingya refugee crisis

Israel moves to ban Al Jazeera broadcasts, revoke press credentials

Quebec Muslims to have their own cemetery

Qatar hits back at rivals with Neymar soft power play

Where is my name? Afghan women fight for their own identity

UN urges all countries to keep weapons from terrorist groups

Islamic school seeks to steer sons of militants to new path

Muslim states slam 'provocative' Israel actions in Jerusalem

Clerics offering religious edicts in Cairo metro stir debate

Highest Dutch court orders government to fund new Islamic school

Malaysia sparks anger with ban on moderate Islam book

Schoolgirls in Iraq's Mosul aim to catch up on lost years

Stranded Yemenis, thousands of others stand to lose "golden ticket" to U.S.

Arab nations ready for Qatar dialogue with conditions

Shia leader Sadr makes rare visit to Saudi Arabia

For Palestinians, holy site showdown represents rare victory

Turkey's Erdoğan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's "Islamic character"

EU court keeps Hamas on terrorism list, removes Tamil Tigers

Rouhani says Iran will respond to any new US sanctions

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" in Spain knife attack

Air strikes strain Moscow-backed Damascus truce

After Mosul, Islamic State digs in for guerrilla warfare

Germany takes aim at Turkish tourism as rights row escalates

Myanmar sees insurgents behind Rohingya killings in North West

Saudi woman in miniskirt video arrested after public outcry

Grandparents of US citizens from travel ban states now eligible for US visas

Muslims heed calls to avoid holy site over Israeli security steps

US: Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit

Turkish government extends state of emergency rule for another three months

Top U.S. diplomat to return to Qatar for talks with emir