In brief

Battle for IS-held Mosul nears ancient site

″I'm very afraid″: Muslim shock as Trump clinches victory

Exiled Turkish journalist working on new venture from abroad

European condemnation of Turkish crackdown comes too late, says Can Dundar

French Muslims must try harder, says Islam foundation head

'Tombs of saints' inspire and divide in northern Nigeria

Surprise and euphoria at Trump headquarters in NY

German talkshow under fire over ″propaganda″ by niqab-wearing guest

Kurdish militant group claims deadly Turkey attack

Experts claim Saudi Arabia and Iran stoking Sunni-Shia tensions in Nigeria

One year on: Belgium's Molenbeek struggles with jihadist tag

Climate talks in Morocco to nail down Paris agreement details

Turkey pro-Kurd party quits parliament over arrests

Indonesia's leader postpones Australia trip after protests

French presidential hopefuls: UK must manage asylum seekers on its own soil

French authorities begin clearing Paris migrant tent camp

Iran's supreme leader criticises US presidential candidates

Egypt increases fuel prices after devaluation

Iraqis move on Mosul as IS chief defiant

Russia-announced ceasefire to start in Syria's Aleppo

Turkey detains 11 pro-Kurdish MPs

Turkey's Erdogan accuses Germany of "harbouring terrorists"

Life in Syria's Douma revolves around rhythm of bombs

Aid workers brace for the worst as Mosul battle intensifies

Islamic bloc says chief quits after mocking Egypt president

British Olympic gymnast gets two-month ban for "mocking" Islam

Cape Town's gay mosque provides rare haven

Hindu temples attacked in Bangladesh over Facebook post

White? Black? Other? Arab-Americans face census dilemma

Rouhani warns of "terrorist regimes" during talks with EU's Mogherini

Turkey detains Diyarbakir mayors on "terrorism" links

Tunisia looks to branch out into wine tourism

Yemen rebels say UN peace plan 'basis for discussion'

UN envoy 'appalled' by Syrian rebel fire in Aleppo

Egypt bans TV interview with corruption whistle-blower

Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

Protests erupt in Morocco after fishmonger crushed to death

First mass in two years held in Iraq's main Christian town

Yazidi women survivors of 'Islamic State' win EU's Sakharov human rights prize

Turkey says gives U.S. new documents on Gulen extradition request

In Germany, Syrians find mosques too conservative

Russia denies role in bloody strike on Syria school

Yemen's Houthis launch missile toward Saudi holy city

Rape of Rohingya women amid crackdown on militants

Severe malnutrition in Yemen

Russia says it extends moratorium on Aleppo airstrikes

Gambia to withdraw from International Criminal Court

U.S. airstrikes spike as Afghans struggle against Taliban and Islamic State

Amnesty says U.S. coalition underestimated impact on civilians in Syria

Coalition huddles as forces inch towards Mosul

Former Qatari Emir dies aged 84

Battle for Aleppo intensifies after ceasefire ends

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