In brief

As Saudis bombed Yemen, U.S. worried about legal blowback

Germany's Merkel, on first leg of Africa trip, pledges help for Mali

Major Australian party leaders reaffirm racial tolerance

Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections

German journalist calls Islam "totalitarian movement" in AfD debut

Clinton vows to investigate Russia for war crimes in Syria

Syrian conflict is a war on many fronts

German minister says plight of stranded Syrians 'a scandal'

Pence says Trump has shifted away from complete Muslim ban

Egyptian parliament to quiz lawmaker over virginity tests comment

Iraq requests U.N. emergency meeting on Turkish troops in north

Cheques for Bangladesh militants for return to normal life

Norway seeks ban on burkas in the classroom

UKIP leader James quits after only 18 days in charge

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

Saudi Arabia turns to Gregorian calendar to shore up finances

Turkey warns Mosul operation could create a million refugees

Yemen rebels form rival government

Saudis slam US bill allowing Sept 11 suits against foreign states

German prosecutors drop probe into comedian's anti-Erdogan satire

Egyptian parliament approves civil service law in rare defiance of Sisi

Female mosque architect smashes glass ceiling

World powers seek billions more dollars to keep Afghanistan running

Morocco rounds up 10-member female cell linked to Islamic State

Orban aims to amend constitution so EU can't impose migrants on Hungary

Bulgaria bans full-face Islamic veil

US drops Russia talks as Syria pushes Aleppo onslaught

UN discusses urging end to all military flights over Syria's Aleppo

Council of Europe: 400,000 refugee children without school in Turkey

Germany's finance minister presses for a "German Islam"

Russian strikes killed some 10,000 in Syria in one year

Senior Egyptian prosecutor survives car bomb assassination attempt

Egyptian court blocks cancellation of islands transfer

Jets bomb bakeries in rebel-held Aleppo areas

Save the Children: Bunker-busting bombs close Aleppo underground schools

Burkini debate distant in Turkey as Islamic fashion booms

Hungary's Muslims 'feel the hate' ahead of referendum

Bosnian Muslim politician wages veiled fight against prejudice

Bangladesh pulls out of Pakistan summit as tensions rise

Swiss lawmakers approve step towards burka ban

Jordan vows crackdown on online incitement after writer murder

Playboy features first Muslim woman in hijab

New York launches campaign to fight Islamophobia

Islamists and liberals prepare to face off in Morocco polls

"We are thirsty" say Tunisians, as drought creates tensions

Jordanian writer in anti-Islam case shot dead at court

Pakistan exporting terrorism, says India's Modi

Yemen rebel leader proposes border truce with Saudi

French President to visit notorious 'Jungle' camp in Calais

US accuses Russia of "barbarism" over Aleppo bombardment

Red Cross says aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria

Almost half of Australians support ban on Muslim immigration