Tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers streamed through Jerusalem's Old City to one of Islam's most revered sites as Israel eased restrictions for the fasting month of Ramadan.
At least 25 people in Indonesia, including six children, have died and 13 are missing in two separate boat sinkings, officials said, as millions travel across the country for the Eid holiday season.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the citizens of Kazakhstan on Eid al-Fitr.
The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Monday in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring states.
Gunmen opened fire at a mosque in insurgency-hit southern Thailand, killing one man and injuring another a day after Muslims began observing the holy month of Ramadan, police said.
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, the state-run Al-Ekhbariya television channel reported.
Pope Francis reached out to Muslims on Sunday to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and called on them and Christians to promote mutual respect.
Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah pardoned on Tuesday all those who have been sentenced to jail for insulting him.
As Syria's Muslims observe the fasting month of Ramadan at a time of war for a third year running, many people are turning to black humour to help them cope.
Bombings and shootings in Iraq killed at least 409 people and wounded 975 during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
The Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday got off to a bloody start in Syria, with at least 84 people dying across the country, most of them soldiers, and Damascus rocked by clashes.
Millions of Muslims across Asia began celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Sunday, with a month of fasting giving way to feasting, family reunions and raucous festivities.
A spate of bombings and gun attacks that killed at least 53 people in Iraq overshadowed preparations Friday to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, amid warnings that insurgents could strike again.
"These prices are unheard of! They are worse than the Ramadan heat wave," says Aisha, cradle in hand, sheltering from the blazing sun in Tunis' central market during the Muslim fasting month.
An expected worldwide boom in Muslim tourism is reflected in the growing availability of amenities such as halal spas and airport prayer rooms.
Indonesian police said Monday they had arrested 62 people, most of them minors, involved in attacking a bar in south Jakarta for serving alcohol during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.
US President Barack Obama on Friday praised the courage of dissidents fighting for democracy in Muslim countries, in a message marking the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Two civilians were killed and four wounded in bomb and shooting attacks in southern Thailand, a military spokesman said Friday, as the region marked the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
A preliminary hearing for five men accused in the 9/11 attacks has been postponed for 10 days due to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Kazakhstan athletes will observe the sawm (keep a fast) straight after London Olympic Games.
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