Eid Al Fitr

16 results

People sit on the terrace of a bar in Barcelona, Spain, the government begins to further ease coronavirus restrictions. Photograph: Marta Perez/EPA

Spain has said it will lift a two-week mandatory confinement for all travellers arriving from overseas starting on July 1st. The government said in a(...)

Boxing Day was when servants received a box of gifts from employers. Photograph: iStock

What is Christmas? The short answer is that it’s a Christian festival that celebrates the birth of Jesus. According to the nativity story, Mary and J(...)

File photograph taken in June shows Afghan Taliban militants walking to celebrate an earlier ceasefire on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad. Photograph: Getty Images

The Taliban on Monday rejected an Afghan government offer of a ceasefire and said it would persist with its attacks, after insurgents ambushed three (...)

 A handout photo made available by the official Syrian Arab News Agency showing damaged cars along a road leading to the city’s airport in southern Damascus. Photograph: EPA

A series of car bomb blasts shook the Syrian capital, Damascus, early on Sunday, killing at least 20 people the Syrian Foreign Ministry said. The in(...)

Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters as he leaves a mosque after the Eid al-Fitr prayers in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkey’s president has described as disrespectful a demand by Saudi Arabia and its allies that it withdraw its troops from Qatar as a step towards end(...)

People light candles at the scene of Sunday’s massive truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the Karada neighbourhood, Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 7th, 2016. Photograph: AP/Khalid Mohammed

Islamic State claimed a triple suicide attack on Thursday evening near a Shia mausoleum north of Baghdad, which killed at least 35 people and wounded (...)

Bangladeshi Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers in Dhaka on the same day suspected Islamists carried out an attack at a huge prayer gathering in northern Bangladesh to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Two Bangladeshi policemen were killed and nine other officers were wounded on Thursday in a grenade attack on a security checkpoint in a town hosting(...)

Mourners grieve during the funeral procession of bomb victim Akram Hadi (24), at the scene of the weekend attack in the Karada neighbourhood of Baghdad, on Tuesday. Photograph: Karim Kadim/AP

More bodies have been recovered from the site of the weekend suicide bomb attack in central Baghdad by Islamic State, bringing the death toll to 175, (...)

In this  TV grab from footage released by Al-Ekhbariya, Saudi security forces investigate the scene of an explosion in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A suicide bomber carried out an attack early Monday near an American diplomatic site in the western Saudi city of Jeddah, according to the Interior Ministry. Photograph: Al-Ekhbariya

Suicide bombers struck three cities across Saudi Arabia on Monday in an apparently co-ordinated campaign of attacks as Saudis prepared to break their (...)

Egyptian Muslims perform Eid-al-Fitr prayers in front of mosques in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters.

Six supporters of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were killed in clashes with police near the Giza pyramids in Cairo on Friday, security source(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »