In brief

Muslim Virginia lawmaker heckles Trump at Jamestown speech

Mauritania releases jailed 'blasphemy' blogger

Mass hunger strike at Egypt prison: Amnesty

Germany's Scholz "very sceptical" about U.S. mission for Strait of Hormuz

At least 28 killed as Afghan bus hits 'Taliban' bomb

Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic and Muslim symbols taken down

Deployment of 10,000 fresh troops sparks fear in Indian Kashmir

Bahrain executes three, including Shia activists, on "terrorism crimes"

Nigeria bans local Shia group after protests

Iran says reporter once detained in U.S. could interview Pompeo

Morocco's King Mohammed VI: between monarchy and modernity

Indonesia's Widodo to push unpopular reforms

Myanmar to consider 'naturalised citizenship' for Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of refugees protest outside Australian Parliament

Israel invests in high-tech upgrades at West Bank crossings

Tunisian leader Essebsi dies at 92

Pompeo would "happily" visit Tehran to speak to Iranian people

150 migrants feared dead after boats capsize off Libya coast

NGO demands release of Nigeria aid workers kidnapped by jihadists

Thousands at opposition rallies in Pakistan demand PM Khan's removal

German Defence Minister says coalition against Islamic State still "essential"

Son of Pakistani Muslim immigrant named UK finance minister

Monitoring group says racism on rise in English soccer

Jordan king backs Palestinian state ahead of Kushner visit

Trump vetoes measures blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Sudan's army chief among several arrested in new coup plot

US blocks UN rebuke of Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes

China thanks UAE for backing Beijing's Xinjiang policies

Three Sunni Muslims imprisoned for firebombing Australian mosque

German nurseries cancel plan to remove pork from menu after backlash

Pakistan's Imran Khan willing to meet Taliban to push for peace in Afghanistan

Germany criticises US: International law is not menu a la carte

Shia protesters clash with Nigeria military and police in Abuja

China says Xinjiang 'inseparable' despite attempts to distort history

Jared Kushner heading to the Middle East for talks

US to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown

Palestinian distiller wins global acclaim for homemade Arak

Joy for Algeria as Senegal cope with Africa Cup heart-break

Battle for change far from over for women in new Sudan

Pakistan announces religious school reform ahead of PM's US visit

Turkey's Erdogan faces new threat: former allies

Algerian football fans spark national identity debate in France

Bangladesh police arrest 12 as Rohingya trafficking fears rise

Turkey launches air strike on Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed

Germany probes Palestinian envoy's "likes" of anti-Israel tweets

In rare US criticism, Pence urges Saudis to free blogger Badawi

Bangladesh MP under fire for posting photos of students kissing in park

'You had the Nobel Prize?' Trump learns of Yazidi activist Murad

In rebuke to Trump, US Congress blocks Saudi arms sales

Hebrew opera takes on Israeli-Palestinian conflict at French festival

Nigeria beats Tunisia 1-0 in 3rd place game at African Cup

Turkey brands US move to bar Ankara from F-35 programme "unfair"