In brief

Rights groups slam UN council inaction over Myanmar crisis

Egypt defends human rights position after criticism from OHCHR

Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric

'Symbolic' trial of Turkey opposition daily staff to resume

Rights group: Egypt exerts growing control over local media

Egypt blocks Human Rights Watch website amid widespread media blockade

Syrian opposition leader says U.N. mediation has failed

U.S. court deals new blow to Trump travel ban

Suu Kyi says Myanmar trying to protect all citizens in strife-torn state

NY fashion week: Indonesians assert 'Hijabs beautiful'

Top EU court dismisses migration suit brought by Hungary and Slovakia

Saudi Arabia denies warming relations with Iran

Rights group criticises raid on 'lesbians' in Indonesia

NATO forces in Afghanistan apologise for "highly offensive" propaganda leaflet

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus

Turkey detaining 12 Germans on political grounds after new arrests

Indonesian hijab-wearing alternative metal band breaks the mould

Saudi Arabia announces 'successful' end to Hajj

Rohingya rally outside Australian Parliament

In inflation-hit Egypt, Eid sacrifices are a luxury

Nearly 400 die as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants

U.N. calls on Iran to resolve prisoner hunger strike

Idlib takes shape as a Taliban-style statelet

UK police seek 1987 Palestinian cartoonist's killer

Iran pilgrims flock to Saudi in diplomatic icebreaker

Morocco's "mule" women eke out a living on Spanish enclave border

Turkey opposition chief vows to defy Erdogan 'threats'

Qatar crisis shakes East Africa, a home to Gulf militaries

Myanmar violence drives Rohingya Muslims to cross into Bangladesh

India ruling highlights disputed Muslim 'instant divorce'

Two million pilgrims converge on Mecca for the hajj

'Not afraid': Defiant Barcelona marches against terror

U.S. aid cuts to Egypt 'will not alter Sisi's behaviour'

Clear progress for integration of Muslims in Western Europe

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo draws more controversy with new cartoon on Islam

Fresh violence kills 32 in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Egypt blocks website of media watchdog Reporters Without Borders

Group of Gazan children get first glimpse of Jerusalem

Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel

Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell

Egypt′s crusade against critical media continues: authorities block access to Qantara.de

Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims

War court poised for historic ruling on Timbuktu jihadist rampage

Nigeria's Chibok girls say kidnap by Boko Haram was accidental

U.S. State Dept. report on religious freedom slams Middle East allies

New details emerge of dissident Saudi princes' abductions

Macron seeks release of French reporter detained in Turkey

Racial politics haunt Republican party in the Trump era

Gulf realpolitik as Muqtada al-Sadr visits Saudi and UAE

Indonesian president calls to safeguard pluralism from extremist threat

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