In brief

Refugees find their feet through football in Ireland

Iranʹs threatened Strait of Hormuz oil blockade: China calls for dialogue

UN envoy says Yemen's parties offer "concrete ideas" for peace

Egypt sentences former Morsi advisor to life

Capital of Tunisia elects its first female mayor

Muslim Arabs find warm welcome in Russia's remote Grozny

Guterres says Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need world's support

Turkey marks 25 years since mob attack on Alevi intellectuals

UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks

NGOs: French arms sales aiding repression in Egypt

U.S. travel ban leaves far-flung Syrian family in limbo

Portugal, the European country that wants more migrants

AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel amid new Mali attack

Gay groups march in Istanbul pride despite ban

Sikh election candidate among 19 dead in Afghan suicide attack

Merkel rebels vow last-ditch bid for migrant deal

Human Rights Watch: Indonesia 'anti-LGBT abuses' fuel HIV cases

Myanmar court to hear arguments on charging jailed Reuters reporters

Iran's rulers face discontent as U.S. pressure mounts

Saudi TV presenter flees kingdom amid probe into 'indecent clothes'

EU struggles to bridge migration rift at tense summit

Radical Sunni to stand in Pakistan election, while big names banned

French regulator warns Russia's RT over Syria report

Swiss government rejects proposed burka ban

Islamists fail to sway regional Indonesian elections

Malaysian mosque bans tourists after 'sexy dance' goes viral

Morocco jails protest leaders for up to 20 years

Indonesian election season is a gauge of rise of political Islam

Dutch approve partial ban on burka wearing in public

Taliban denounce Islamic Scholars' conferences as U.S. process

Some Saudi men still bristle at women driving

Bodybuilding: The pursuit of beauty in war-torn Kabul

France arrests 10 ultra-right suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Erdogan declared winner of Turkey presidential polls

Saudi Arabia's jailed trailblazers

Istanbul court rules to keep Amnesty's Turkey chair in jail

Celebrations and tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving

Imams and rabbis ride tandems in Berlin rally for mutual respect

Nigeria: 'Deeply unfortunate killings' as 86 reported dead

All of EU must help migrant recipient countries

Religious Turkish party turns against ex-ally Erdogan

Saudi entertainment chief sacked after conservative backlash

UN: Damascus responsible for crimes against humanity in Ghouta

Iranian lawyer arrested after claiming executed man innocent

IMF urges Lebanon to make "immediate and substantial" fiscal adjustment

Five scenarios for Turkey's finely-balanced polls

Turkmenistan readies for polygamy crackdown

Immigration: a deeply divisive topic in Europe

Young Turkish voters show deep divisions of Erdogan era

Leaving war behind, Syrian refugee families embrace new life in Britain

Sexual abuses rampant in UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen

Italy's Salvini on migrant closures: We're no longer Europe's doormat