In brief

Iraqi Kurds vote in referendum on independence from Baghdad

Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite U.S. warnings

After migrant influx, voters ask: what makes a German?

Anti-migrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Merkel: Germany's AfD

French businessman pledges to pay Austrian face veil fines

Study reveals Muslims 'attached' to Europe despite discrimination

Australian anti-Islam senator argues for plebiscite on burka ban

Saudi Shura Council to vote on curbing autonomy of morality police

German nationalist party presents anti-Islam platform

Iraqi Kurds pressure Baghdad with referendum bid

Bangladesh restricts movement of 400,000 Rohingya refugees

In Algeria, taboos and law deter organ donors

Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class

Watchdog: Saudi children 'being taught hatred' in religion class

Tunisia repeals ban on Muslim women's marriage of non-Muslims

Amid bitter feud, Erdogan weighs in on German election

Saudi calls for social media informants decried as "Orwellian"

Austria's far right woos voters with restrictive migration policies

Iran arrests sect members over Taheri death penalty protests

Egypt defends human rights position after criticism from OHCHR

Turkey court keeps opposition newspaper staff in custody

U.N. refugee agency urges Hungary to join EU migrant quota plan

Rights groups slam UN council inaction over Myanmar crisis

Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric

'Symbolic' trial of Turkey opposition daily staff to resume

Rights group: Egypt exerts growing control over local media

Egypt blocks Human Rights Watch website amid widespread media blockade

Syrian opposition leader says U.N. mediation has failed

U.S. court deals new blow to Trump travel ban

Suu Kyi says Myanmar trying to protect all citizens in strife-torn state

NY fashion week: Indonesians assert 'Hijabs beautiful'

Top EU court dismisses migration suit brought by Hungary and Slovakia

Saudi Arabia denies warming relations with Iran

Rights group criticises raid on 'lesbians' in Indonesia

NATO forces in Afghanistan apologise for "highly offensive" propaganda leaflet

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus

Turkey detaining 12 Germans on political grounds after new arrests

Indonesian hijab-wearing alternative metal band breaks the mould

Saudi Arabia announces 'successful' end to Hajj

Rohingya rally outside Australian Parliament

In inflation-hit Egypt, Eid sacrifices are a luxury

Nearly 400 die as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants

U.N. calls on Iran to resolve prisoner hunger strike

Idlib takes shape as a Taliban-style statelet

UK police seek 1987 Palestinian cartoonist's killer

Iran pilgrims flock to Saudi in diplomatic icebreaker

Morocco's "mule" women eke out a living on Spanish enclave border

Turkey opposition chief vows to defy Erdogan 'threats'

Qatar crisis shakes East Africa, a home to Gulf militaries

Myanmar violence drives Rohingya Muslims to cross into Bangladesh

India ruling highlights disputed Muslim 'instant divorce'