{FD} 6 injured after car slams into Muslim worshippers, not terror-related: UK police

Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center where people gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Police said the incident was not believed to be terror-related.

{FD} The Latest: Turkey won’t end its military presence in Qatar

The Latest on the crisis between Gulf Arab states and Qatar (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Turkey says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties with Doha.

{FD} Egypt says 7 militants killed in raid on desert camp

Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority, including three church bombings and a deadly bus shooting, all claimed by the Islamic State group.

{FD} IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq’s Mosul

The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures on Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said.

{FD} Dried lizard penises from India sold as good luck charms

Wildlife investigators from India and Britain say they have uncovered an international fraud in which dried penises of endangered monitor lizards are being sold as a plant root regarded as a good luck charm and used in religious rituals.

{FD} Muslims targeted by violence in wake of IS-claimed attacks

The attack on Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque on Monday follows a rising wave of violence and harassment directed against Muslims across Britain and around the world.

{FD} Egypt woman breaks into men-only Ramadan wakeup call job

Dalal Abdel-Qader, a 43-year-old mother from Cairo, is doing something that has for centuries been the exclusive domain of men — being a "mesaharaty," or the person who walks the streets before dawn calling out to wake up the devout for their last meal, "sahur," before their dawn-to-dusk fast.

{FD} Germany set to open its first liberal mosque in Berlin

Seyran Ates' vision of a liberal mosque where all Muslims can pray together — women and men, Sunni and Shiite, straight and gay — is almost a reality, and the 54-year-old daughter of Turkish guest workers in Germany is ecstatic as she enters the light-flooded room undergoing its final touches.

{FD} Al-Jazeera a target in Gulf confrontation with Qatar

The Arabic news network Al-Jazeera has been thrust into the center of the story as Qatar came under virtual siege by its Gulf neighbors, pressuring it to shut down the TV channel that has infuriated them with its coverage for 20 years.

{FD} Egypt’s el-Sissi sees vindication in moves against Qatar

The alliance with Gulf countries to isolate Qatar has given a significant boost to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who over the past three years has been trying to find backers in what he calls a "comprehensive" war on militancy.

{FD} The Latest: Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16

The Latest on attacks in Iran's parliament building and the mausoleum of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader to 16 people killed.

{FD} Philippines asks social media to remove militant video

Philippine military officials say they've asked social media companies including Facebook to remove a video showing militants smashing icons in a Catholic church in a besieged southern city, saying it may be an attempt to fan hatred and turn the conflict into a religious war.

{FD} AP Exclusive: Video shows militants in Philippine siege plot

It was an audacious plot sketched out in chilling detail with blue pens on the back of a paper calendar: Islamic militants in the Philippines, including one of the world's most-wanted militant leaders, would take over a key southern city in their boldest attack to date.

{FD} Danes again ponder repeal of blasphemy law

A case of a man charged under Denmark's little-used blasphemy law for setting a Quran on fire and posting a video of it online has raises the question again: Should Danes scrap the law which makes it a crime to insult God? Lawmakers in this predominantly Lutheran, albeit secular, country have several times debated whether to repeal the two-line legislation.

{FD} Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie

Lebanon's ministry of economy is seeking to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie because its lead actress — Gal Gadot — is an Israeli, though a formal request for a ban has not yet been received, a Lebanese security official said Tuesday.

{FD} The Latest: Egypt’s president ratifies law restricting NGOs

The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local): 7 p.m. Russian and Egyptian foreign and defense ministers have met in Cairo to discuss a range of issues including terrorism, Libya and the resumption of flights suspended since 2015 terrorist attack.