In brief

Obama: Terror fight needs coalitions, no 'false promises'

Tunisia breaks up 160 militant cells in first 10 months of 2016

As Iraq's Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul

Over 200,000 Indonesian Muslims protest Christian governor

Pro-Assad Syrian mufti rejects terrorism claims

Protest outside Russian consulate in Istanbul over Syria

Tunisian President: "Islam is not incompatible with democracy"

Syria's Aleppo loses clown who warmed war-torn hearts

Moscow demands answers after Erdogan vows to oust 'tyrant' Assad

German edition of Erdogan-critical newspaper goes out of print

Eastern Aleppo risks becoming "one giant graveyard"

No chicken, no cafes: Egyptians scrimp as prices leap

Indonesians rally for peace before mass Muslim protest

Dutch MPs approve partial ban on burka wearing in public

In Morocco's Fez, world's oldest library holds gems

Slovakia toughens church registration rules to bar Islam

Somali-American teenager first contestant to wear hijab, burkini in Miss Minnesota USA Pageant

Myanmar's Suu Kyi delays Indonesia trip amid Rohingya crisis

Indonesia Muslim hardliners break up what they think is gay sex party

Indonesian woman screams in pain during Aceh caning

Exodus as Syria rebels lose northeast Aleppo

Iraqi forces try to weed out IS from those fleeing Mosul

Turkey's ruling party set to submit constitution bill within two weeks

US authorities seek authors of hateful letters to mosques

Muslim outcry over Hungarian town's anti-Islam decree

Attackers daub swastikas on Stockholm mosque

Israeli air force bombs Islamic State base in the Golan Heights

Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria twice in two days

Two Yazidi mass graves found near Iraq's Sinjar

Son of Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri jailed over execution tape

Egypt bars TV host from travel after airing of criticism

After IS hell, displaced Iraqis face winter freeze

Jonathan Greenblatt: 'This proud Jew would register as a Muslim' in database

EU MPs set to back Turkey membership bid freeze

Turkey withdraws child sex bill after protests

Senior religious figure reported killed in Libya

German court acquits 'sharia police' members

Tokyo holds its first fashion show for Muslim women

Britain says case of detained aid worker in Iran an "utmost priority"

Hundreds of protesters in Morocco demand 'dignity'

Italy to push Iran trade ties, undaunted by Trump

Turkey fires 15,000, shuts 375 NGOs in latest coup purge

Israel accuses Iran of sending Hezbollah arms on commercial flights

Prayers return to Iraqi monastery ravaged by IS

Obama 'not optimistic' on Syria as Aleppo pummelled

Israel's bid to quiet mosque calls to prayer may be revived

Fury in Iraq after Saudi paper warns of pregnancies at Shia rites

Kerry welcomes Yemen ceasefire as possible step to peace

Controversy on campus as Erdogan handpicks Turkey rectors

Angela Merkel to seek fourth term to defend threatened 'values'

Canada in reversal funds UN assistance for Palestinians