In brief

Australia close to resettling 12,000 Syrian refugees

Cairo rage room lets Egyptians take a swing at their frustrations

Coalition gathers to hear Trump Islamic State plan

In legal battles against travel ban, Trump’s own statements are his worst enemy

France's Le Pen attacked as Macron passes first debate test

Belgium struggles to open police to Muslim minority

More Palestinians in Jerusalem seek Israeli citizenship

Turkey scraps rallies in Germany before vote as row rages

Counting Americans: A new Middle Eastern box on census is sensitive

Buddhists in Myanmar protest against citizenship for Rohingya

Avoiding risky sea journey, Syrian refugees head to Italy 'pronto'

Taymur Jumblatt becomes leader of Lebanon's Druze community

Iran pilgrims to join this year's hajj

Germany not 'convinced' Gulen behind failed Turkey coup

Blasphemy charges create climate of fear for Pakistani media

Brother of Toulouse attacker on trek against radicalism

'We will have none of it': fear, optimism among US Muslims

Pope's Egypt visit offers chance to improve Catholic-Muslim ties

EU-Turkey deal makes seeking refuge in Europe "mission impossible"

UN praises Iran's 'exemplary' refugee efforts

Erdogan lashes EU over 'anti-Islam crusade'

Head of powerful Muslim order in Senegal dies

Nationalism still in vogue in Europe, despite Dutch setback

As austerity-hit Egyptians turn to bread, wheat imports hit new highs

Trump eyes appeal after travel ban again blocked

Pakistan PM orders 'blasphemous' content be removed from social media

Playwright uses art to help France fight radical Islam

Judgement day for Trump's revamped travel ban

German minister urges Ditib mosques to ensure independence from Turkey

Muslim Indonesia joins global craft beer revolution

Meeting between Saudi deputy crown prince and Trump a "turning point"

Polls open in Dutch election that is barometer of populism

Violence against Syria's children 'at its worst' in 2016: UN

Indonesian Buddhists caned under Sharia for first time

Tunnels under ancient Mosul mosque show Islamic State's focus on loot

Dutch PM Rutte seeks to de-escalate tensions with Turkey

Syria's long-suffering children bear the brunt of war and despair

UN documents human rights violations in southeast Turkey

Pakistan census: A third sex, nine languages, many faiths

Libya's deepening split finds battleground at oil terminals

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Dutch premier urges Turkish foreign minister to stay away

Dutch left-wing election rally draws thousands

Pakistan police investigate allegations of blasphemy

Putin urges Netanyahu to focus on present Iran ties

Security official claims Xinjiang separatists are China's "most prominent" challenge

Fewer migrants and a burka ban: Germany's AfD releases manifesto

U.S. programme for Afghan translators in jeopardy

Libya's eastern parliament quits UN peace deal with Tripoli

Indonesia court jails sect leaders

Turkish minister accuses Germany of political pressure on Turks

Fight IS, start 'revolution': Why foreigners join Syria Kurds