In brief

Saudi anti-extremism centre hosts French cardinal

Muslim nomads see rape as new sign of hostility in India

Muslim woman who refused handshake denied French citizenship

Saudi cinema launch ends decades-old ban, public screenings start today

Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

Syria probe mission on hold amid security fears

'This is my family': Where the travel ban debate hits home

Turkish president calls snap polls for 24 June

Rebellious fashion: Saudi women embrace sports abayas

Pakistan blasphemy law viewed as blunt instrument to silence dissent

What happened in Douma on 7 April

Children of Iraq's Kawliya return to school after 14-year break

Amnesty report: Women seen linked to militants badly treated in Iraqi camps

Amnesty report: Women seen linked to militants badly treated in Iraqi camps

Boat with 70 Rohingya Muslims leaves Myanmar for Malaysia

Chorus of disapproval over award for German rap album with Auschwitz lyric

Syria rebels say Western strikes 'farce' as long as Assad stays

21 sentenced to life over Turkey's 1997 'post-modern coup'

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces new rape accusation

Rare Israeli-Palestinian compromise at UNESCO brings hope

Indonesia steamrolls bootleg booze as death toll nears 100

Myanmar official: Rohingya likely allowed to apply for citizenship

UNICEF: Boko Haram has abducted over 1,000 children in Nigeria since 2013

Indonesia's Aceh to take caning indoors after backlash

Gaza's hospitals taxed by wounded from Israeli fire

Muslim activist from Australia denied entry into U.S.

Myanmar court refuses to dismiss charges against journalists

NGOs urge Spain not to sell warships to Saudi Arabia

Will the Saudi Crown Prince reform Wahhabism in Europe?

Why might Syria's regime have dropped toxic gas on Ghouta?

Girls' headscarf ban debate ties Merkel's conservatives in knots

Iranian village lets women watch football

U.S. weighs strong response to Syria attacks despite risk of Russia clash

Bangladesh launches billion dollar 'model' mosques to counter radicals

Gaza violence is latest salvo in war of narratives

Morocco mulls 'all options' over its Western Sahara truce threat claim

Switzerland records sharp rise in racist incidents

Immigration row overshadows start of Merkel's fourth term

Egypt prosecutor orders website editor detained for 15 days

Austria plans headscarf ban for primary school pupils

Missiles fired at Syrian government airbase; U.S. denies involvement

From liberal hero to right-wing icon, Orban's appeal trumps rivals

Four killed in IS suicide attack on Iraq party headquarters

Malala: global icon of girls' education

Refugees from Erdogan's Turkey seek to make a new life in Germany

White supremacist pleads guilty to Quebec City mosque murders

Saudis likely to show restraint as Yemen crisis escalates

Egypt tries to boost voter turnout with incentives and threats

Iraqi Roma village school reopens 14 years after destruction

Palestinians prepare mass demonstrations along Gaza border

Vienna spurns far-right politics to offer young migrants an education

Largest convoy yet evacuates Syria's ruined Ghouta