In brief

Why does Australia detain asylum seekers in offshore camps?

Iraq cabinet plans to cut Kurdistan share in 2018 federal budget

Oxford academic Tariq Ramadan takes leave over sex abuse probes

Muslim and civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

Saudi arrests of princes consolidates another's power grab

Kurdish leader Barzani departs, leaving nephew faced with reconciliation

Erdogan signs contentious religious marriages law

Central Asia's terror attackers were radicalised abroad

Egypt agency seeks action against lawyer over rape remarks

Survey reveals one in five Indonesian students support Islamic caliphate

HRW calls for Germany to pressure Australia over the Manus Island refugee situation

Saudi Arabia to let women enter sports stadiums in 2018

India's top court to hear woman in 'love jihad' case

Turkish activist charged with trying to overthrow government

Can religion help in the fight against climate change?

Egyptian photojournalist 'Shawkan' at risk of death penalty

Far-right AfD vows 'new era' at German parliament debut

Clandestine sex industry booms in Rohingya refugee camps

Riyadh unveils mega investment city, vows to restore 'moderate Islam'

Moroccan mosque powers village

Foreigners who joined IS faced almost certain death in Raqqa

Austrian Jews tells centrists: don't work with far-right Freedom Party

Egypt's Sisi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush

Macron faces rights test as Egypt's Sisi visits Paris

Prominent Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan accused of sexual assault

Amid Egypt's anti-gay crackdown, gay dating apps send tips to stop entrapment

Go home, Tillerson tells Iranian-backed militias in Iraq

Bangladesh braces for surge in Rohingya arrivals

France treads fine line teaching religion in secular schools

Saudi Arabia to vet use of Prophet's sayings to counter extremism

Thousands flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover

Bulgaria deputy PM wants new laws to stifle Islamism

Turkish pupils attend school under shadow of political row

Judge halts newest Trump travel ban

Migration fears top Czech campaign despite few refugees

Amnesty: Myanmar army has killed hundreds of Rohingya

Iran drops death sentence in Prophet Muhammad insult case

Instability set to follow IS collapse

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks tops 300

Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles

Iraqi Kurds say federal forces attack near disputed Kirkuk

Austrian vote gives mandate to far right to enter coalition talks

Hamas: Deal reached with Palestinian rival Fatah

Existing only from the Nile, Egypt fears disaster from a dam

Iraq court orders arrest of Kurd independence vote organisers

Austrian 'burka ban' confuses police – and sharks

Indian child brides sold in 'package deals' to men from Gulf states

Iran councillor suspended amid religious minority row

Malaysian sultans in rare intervention on intolerance

Austria poised to shift right as 31-year-old Kurz seeks leadership

Criticism as Iran picks anti-war film directed by woman for Oscars

Turkey Amnesty activists risk up to 15 years in jail: indictment