In brief

"Look beyond the veil", says Israel's first hijab-wearing lawmaker

Saudi Arabia detains three royal princes for alleged "coup plot"

Lawyer: Detained Egyptian student Zaky moved to notorious Tora prison

India restores full Internet access in Kashmir for 2 weeks

Critics of India's Modi government face sedition charges

Plans for women's march in Pakistan triggers right-wing backlash

UN: Pakistan leads world population in bias against women

Saudi empties Islam's holiest site for 'sterilisation'

Rare calm in Syria's Idlib after ceasefire deal

Migrants stranded amid EU-Turkey stand-off

Germany: Thousands of protesters demand EU open borders

EU promises financial and border help to Greece over migrant surge

Clashes erupt on Greek-Turkish border as migrants seek entry

Relief operations in Syria's Idlib overwhelmed: UN official

Covid-19 re-opens religion vs. science debate in Iran

"Sharia fintech": Startups race to tap Indonesia growth by aligning with Islam

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but lacks governing majority

Taliban reject talks until 5,000 prisoners released in accordance with U.S. deal

Indonesia seizes half a million virus masks amid panic buying

Iran to mobilise army against coronavirus as death toll tops 75

Afghan truce to continue, but Ghani rejects prisoner release

Greece blocks thousands of migrants trying to enter from Turkey

Netanyahu and Gantz neck and neck on eve of third Israeli elections in a year

Turkey targets Syrian planes and airports in escalating Idlib fight

Iraq's Allawi withdraws his candidacy for prime minister as vacuum looms

Past betrayals haunt Afghans as new peace deal looms

NATO in urgent talks after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Indian police arrest over 500 for Delhi sectarian violence

Turkey says will not stop refugees who 'want to go to Europe'

Turkey says will not stop refugees who 'want to go to Europe'

Turkey hits 'all known' Syrian govt positions after soldiers killed in Idlib

Uncertainty looms ahead of U.S.-Taliban deal signing

Bangladesh bans books for hurting the religious sentiment of Muslims

Struggling Morocco oasis risks becoming mirage

Turkish troops killed in air strike in Syria's Idlib

‘End this offensive’: Europeans call on Syria and Russia to return to 2018 Idlib ceasefire deal

Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus

Tunisian parliament gives vote of confidence to coalition government

Sporadic violence in Delhi as death toll hits 32

Egypt holds funeral for former president Mubarak

India's Modi appeals for 'peace and brotherhood' after Delhi riots

WHO warns nations 'simply not ready' to contain coronavirus epidemic

Israeli, Palestinian leaders salute Mubarak’s role as Middle East mediator

Iran's deputy health minister confirms he has coronavirus despite downplaying danger

Iran neighbours close their borders as coronavirus toll rises

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi asks France for political asylum

Driver detained after car rams into crowd at German Carnival parade

How to save face in Syria: Erdogan's conundrum

Turkish-backed rebels take control of key town in north-west Syria

Egyptian court refuses to release prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah

United Nations: 170,000 people living in the open in NW Syria

Pakistan judge orders fresh probe into blasphemy case