Egypt carries out first hanging over pro-Morsi violence

Egypt on Saturday carried out the first death sentence handed down over the violence that erupted after the army`s 2013 overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the interior ministry said.

Egypt changes clocks for fourth time in 5 months

For the fourth time in less than five months the clocks have changed in Egypt.

2,20,000 Indians granted Saudi visa in one month

Over 2,20,000 Indians, mostly domestic helpers and labourers, have been granted visas by Saudi Arabia in one month, officials said.

Guinea to mourn for a week after stampede killed 24 at concert by `Instant Killers`

In what the President`s office called a `tragic drama`, 24 people lost their lives in a stampede as they had gathered at a concert to celebrate the holy festival of Eid.

J&K Governor, CM greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his Cabinet colleagues felicitated people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, wishing them well being and prosperity.

Muslims celebrate Eid in Meghalaya

Thousands of Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Islamic holy month of Ramadan, with religious fervour and gaiety across Meghalaya.

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Delhi

Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated in the national capital Tuesday as Muslims marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Eid celebrated in Kolkata

Dressed in their festive best, Muslims across Kolkata gathered at the city`s principal mosque, Nakhoda Masjid, since early Tuesday morning to offer prayers and greet one another on Eid-ul-Fitr.

Muslims in Bangladesh celebrate Eid

Muslims in Bangladesh are all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated Tuesday: Shahi Imam

Eid-ul-Fitr, the celebration of the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, will be celebrated tomorrow, Muslim clerics said as the moon was sighted on Monday.

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

In a speech marking the start of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday that follows the fasting month of Ramadan, Karzai said that Afghans "want to have an outcome to the election as soon as possible, so that this country can have its president soon."

Afghans offer Eid prayers in peaceful environment

Afghan civilians Monday offered Eid prayers to celebrate the end of the fasting month of Ramadan amidst tight security but in a peaceful environment across the country.

Syria`s Assad joins prayers to mark end of Ramadan

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was given a warm reception by the faithful on Monday when he joined in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Damascus, to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Muslims mark sombre Eid in bloodied Gaza

The end of a month of fasting was supposed to be a time to celebrate for Abeer Shamali. But instead, she spent the Muslim Eid feast at the grave of her teenage son.

Hamid Ansari greets nation on Id-ul-Fitr

Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Monday greeted the nation on Id-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Girls killed, hurt in attack in Thailand`s south

Police say a 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Thailand`s insurgency-plagued south.

Five flogged in Iran for Ramadan violations

Five people were publicly flogged in Iran as punishment for eating in public in violation of the rules of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, state media reported.

Sisi asks Egyptians to support his govt

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Monday asked people to support a recent decision to raise petrol prices, saying it is only with their participation that the government can accomplish the toughest tasks.

Sikhs participate in Iftar at Dubai mosque

Around 150 Sikhs attended an iftar feast at a mosque in Dubai, joining Muslims in breaking their fast during the month of Ramadan in the Gulf country.

Somali lawmaker assassinated, Shebab claim responsibility

Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsibility for shooting dead a lawmaker and wounding another today, the latest in a surge of attacks in Mogadishu during Islam`s holy month of Ramadan.