In brief

Abbas to Egypt for talks with Sisi on Trump move

UN to assess if either side trying to "sabotage" Syria talks

Army chief says Pakistan should "revisit" Islamic madrassa schools

Thousands of Muslims in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

Palestinians clash with army as Israel braces for Jerusalem backlash

Syrian opposition says Assad 'rejecting' talks

Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

Saleh's death puts Yemen's war at a crossroads

Iran's Rouhani: Yemen's aggressors will regret their actions

Opposition building in the Middle East to any U.S. nod on Jerusalem

Former Yemeni strongman Saleh played his last hand and lost

Prodigal son: Saleh Saudi overture tips Yemen balance

Pope asks Rohingya for forgiveness for the world's indifference

Official: Muslim rhetoric drives wedge between U.S.-Indonesia

Despite Greek shelter, Yazidis struggle to integrate

FGM survivors in Sri Lanka campaign against 'khatna'

Study reveals Europe's Muslim population to grow, migration or not

Jihadists go to rehab at '5-star' Saudi centre

UN rights boss condemns "spreading hatred through tweets"

Gaza handover delay raises fresh doubts over Palestinian unity deal

Trump weighs recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, say officials

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Oxford

Iran challenges taboos on discussing sex as HIV rate rises

Pope calls for peace in Myanmar

Assad negotiators expected at Syria peace talks

Indonesia's 'Niqab Squad' takes aim at face veil prejudice

Israel races to head off UN settlement 'blacklist'

Pakistan Islamists to end sit-in after reaching deal with government

Saudi vows new Islamic alliance 'will wipe terrorists from the earth'

Egypt imam vows to return to massacre mosque to finish sermon

Frescoes and friendship: Syrian refugee bridges divides in Milan

Buddhist nationalism burns as Pope visits Myanmar

Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran's leader "new Hitler"

'Child marriage' bill stirs outrage in Iraq

Oman enforces tolerance, keeping sectarian divide at bay

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

PM Hariri back in Lebanon after shock resignation

Historic verdict due in genocide trial of 'Butcher of Bosnia'

Polish prosecutors open racism probe of far-right march

IS not dead yet, but 'caliphate' dream in tatters

Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema and exhibitions

France to 'prevent' Muslim street prayers in Paris suburb

Morocco minorities call for religious freedom

EU gets pledges for two thirds of refugee scheme

Iran says France's `biased' stance threatens regional stability

Saudi Arabia striking deals with those detained in anti-corruption purge

New Zealand rules out resettlement of Manus refugees without Australia's support

Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France

Abadi says Iraq to act soon over border areas in stand-off with Kurds

Iran scrambles to aid victims of killer quake

EU support of Libyan coast guard 'inhuman'

Rights watchers slam Myanmar's ban on protests in biggest city