Sunni and Shiite Muslims in Baghdad hold a memorial vigil for the estimated 250 killed in a massive suicide bombing, the worst to hit the city since the 2003 U.
Millions of Muslims across the globe are celebrating Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan this week.
The traditional image of the celebrations marking the end of Ramadan is far from the current reality experienced by the people of the Iraqi city.
Police in Istanbul fired tear gas, rubber pellet and water cannon on Saturday (June 18) to disperse protesters that gathered, angered by an attack the previous night on a record store that was celebra
The United Nations special envoy for Syria says an operation to deliver aid to 19 besieged and hard-to-reach Syrian towns has been approved by the government in…
Despite the difficult conditions Muslim migrants living in a state-run camp near Athens began observing the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on…
Breaking the fast: Muslims around the world mark the end of Ramadan with the start of the Eid-al-Fitr festival.
Construction workers in Dubai queue up to receive an evening meal to break their Ramadan fast. It comes courtesy of a local charity initiative called
Muslims around the world will celebrate the festival of Eid Al Fitr today and tomorrow marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The Ramadan
Jerusalem is woken up to the sound of a Musaharaty every day during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. His drum beat breaks the night silence as he
Migrants trapped in Italy are marking the holy month of Ramadan on the rocks. Turned back from the French border, dozens of people – mainly Eritreans
After the deadly violence of recent years, Ramadan in Egypt is taking place amid a new sense of optimism. As well as fasting from sun up to sun down
For most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, dawn on Thursday 18 marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.. It is a time of prayer and
With the Muslim world anticipating the start of Ramadan, Indonesians are preparing for the month-long fasting period. The south-east Asian country
Marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Iraq, this year’s Eid al Fitr festival took place in an atmosphere of fear. Sunni
As Muslims mark the end of Ramadan the plight of those trapped in Gaza is the main focus of attention. As Iranians celebrated the feast of
Palestinians in Gaza have been marking Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday at the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. For the families of
Muslims across the globe are marking the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr or the Feast of Ending the Fast. During Eid Muslims are obliged to donate
Gaza has experienced one of the calmest nights in weeks as Palestinians prepare for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. The feast which marks the
Most Muslims around the world are preparing to end the fasting month of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Sometimes called the ‘Sugar feast’
A sense of optimism reigned in Cairo for the start of Ramadan. Despite economic hardship, Egyptians poured out into streets and cafés on the eve of
As Ramadan approaches Muslims across the globe are awaiting the first sighting of the crescent moon, which marks the beginning of a new lunar month
Residents of Baghdad clear up the aftermath of a deadly bombing in Baladyat district. It is just one of several attacks on the Iraqi capital. At
Prayers filled the air in Egypt for Eid but a political edge to the festival was not far away. Families flocked to one of two sites in Cairo occupied
Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. The holy month of fasting is now followed by a festival
Thousands of Bangladeshis crammed ferries and trains, leaving Dhaka on Thursday to return to their home villages and celebrate Eid al-fitr, which
The Muslim world is marking the end of Ramadan and it is boom time for sweet makers in Istanbul with the start of the Sugar Festival, the name given