The law that bans face-covering clothes on public transport, in government buildings and at health and education institutions has come into force in the Netherlands.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he considered murdered writer Jamal Khashoggi to be a dangerous Islamist, media reports say. Prince Mohammed reportedly said this in a phone call with the White House after Khashoggi disappeared but before Saudi Arabia admitted killing him.
Brazilian police on Friday arrested a Lebanese citizen on suspicions of raising funds for Lebanon-based Shiite military group Hezbollah, which the United States considers a terrorist group.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans to strip suspected Islamist militants of their passports temporarily, to combat the threat posed by radicalized Britons returning from Syria and Iraq.
By 3pm last Friday afternoon, the protesters in central Cairo were chanting: Where is the army? Come and see what the police are doing to us. We want the army. And that is the main question, really. Where is the Egyptian army in all this?
A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and injured a further 60, many seriously, at Russia's biggest airport in an attack that bore the hallmarks of militants fighting for an Islamist state in the north Caucasus region.