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The Islamic world has begun marking the holiday which ends the Ramadan fast.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 3:34 am

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 9:56 pm

Out of control

Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 6:24 pm

Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

The deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has triggered protests and a legal battle.

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 6:09 pm

Moveable feast

Working out when the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins is surprisingly complicated.

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 11:29 am

Qatar says list of demands by Arab states not realistic

The foreign minister says conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions are unrealistic.

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 8:52 am

Mosul battle: Third journalist dies after mine blast

Veronique Robert was injured while reporting on an advance by Iraqi forces against IS militants.

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 5:21 am

Saudis 'foil suicide attack' on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces surrounded the house he was in.

Posted on: 23 June 2017 | 4:50 pm

Awkward questions

A guide on how to deal with "uncomfortable questions" during family gatherings after Ramadan.

Posted on: 23 June 2017 | 4:26 pm

Russian warships launch missiles at IS targets in Syria

Missiles are fired from the Mediterranean at Islamic State group targets in Syria.

Posted on: 23 June 2017 | 10:00 am

Syria crisis: Inside Islamic State's 'capital' Raqqa

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the front line of the fight against IS in Syria.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 4:01 pm

Battle for Raqqa

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse is one of the first reporters to reach the de-facto IS capital Raqqa.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 4:01 pm

After Mosul

Although IS is close to losing Mosul, the jihadist group still controls a number of Iraqi towns.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 10:45 am

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated'

Iraq's PM condemns IS's destruction of an ancient landmark as troops advance in Mosul's Old City.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 9:29 am

Blast in Iraq destroys Great Mosque of al-Nuri

Blast in Iraq destroys Great Mosque of al-Nuri according to Iraqi forces

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 6:29 am

How I became a hijabi ballet dancer

Engy El Shazly started learning ballet at 27 while wearing her Islamic headscarf.

Posted on: 18 June 2017 | 6:02 pm