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Maziar Heidari Conducting (File photo)
June 28, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Iranian composer and orchestra conductor has been placed among 2017 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners.
A rescue mission, including many Moroccans. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 06:44 GMT
Emergency services in the southern Spanish city of Seville tweeted a video of the boy being led away from a bus they said came from Tangier.
A viral video of a young boy seemingly checking on his pocket full of money is making the Internet coo in unison. (Screenshot/Facebook)
June 27, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Children are commonly gifted money by the older members of the family on Eid, known as an 'Eidiya'.
Egyptian Muslims release balloons at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on June 25, 2017, in Cairo. (Samer Abdullah/AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Bakr Abo Ghrayeb, a member of parliament's Arab affairs committee, made the remarks on Saturday as the row between Qatar and its neighbours, as well as Egypt, shows no sign of abating.
An Egyptian man embraces his parents following his release from prison in Cairo on March 14, 2017, along with 202 other prisoners who received a presidential pardon. (AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Egyptian authorities have released 1,011 prisoners in a presidential pardon issued to mark the three-day Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, which began Sunday, according to the Interior Ministry.
People wave LGBT rainbow flags at Istanbul's Taksim Square as they take part in a political demonstration on 24 July 2016 (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Organisers of the annual Pride march in Istanbul insisted on Saturday that it would go ahead in the city's Taksim Square despite a ban by the authorities over "safety concerns".
An El Al Israel Airlines plane takes off (Wikimedia Commons)
June 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
El Al, and by extension other airlines, may no longer ask women to change seats on a flight due to the requests of Haredi Jewish men who demand not to sit next to women, the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court ruled.
Mcdonald's in Khobar, Saudi Arabia (Wikimedia Commons)
June 24, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
Now even American fast food joints in the kingdom have declared their loyalty to Mohammed bin Salman.
Turkish women protest against high rates of violence against women. (AFP)
June 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A young woman was assaulted by a Turkish man on an Istanbul bus for wearing shorts during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, images showed on Wednesday, sparking a furore among women's rights activists.
A banner covered in tributes outside Finsbury Park Mosque, near to the scene of the June 19 van attack on pedestrians, in the Finsbury Park area of north London on June 20, 2017. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Anti-Muslim hate crime in Manchester has skyrocketed by more than 500 percent following the May 22 concert suicide bombing in the city, police said Thursday.
Several Christian families in the area pitch in to provide food and drink in what he calls an effort to unite Egyptians during a holy time of the year. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Egyptian Coptic Christians have organised daily meals for their Muslim neighbours in Cairo during Ramadan.
The march was organised by the
June 22, 2017 - 14:26 GMT
The event's Facebook page calls for protesters to "bring down the government" and "shut down London".
On the eve of Eid al-Fitr this weekend, Menzuma will leave the air waves and retreat to the private worlds of the faithful.(AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 09:18 GMT
The loudspeakers of thousands of music shops breathe the poetic warmth of Ethiopian classic Islamic songs, Menzuma, to the bustling city of around 4.5 million people.
Israeli peace activists gather near the border fence with the Gaza Strip to launch into the air 150 sky paper lanterns in solidarity with Gaza residents on June 19, 2017, in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon. (Jack Guez/AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A group of peace activists from Israel sent paper lanterns into Gaza to "light up" the costal enclave, whose residents have been starved from electricity by the Israeli government with the approval of the Palestinian Authority.
The blockade has forced many Qatari farm owners, who keep their cattle in Saudi Arabia during winter months for grazing and breeding, to try to shift the animals back across the border. (video courtesy of TheNewArab)
June 21, 2017 - 10:21 GMT
Qatari camels being deported from Saudi Arabia are trapped at the border as the Gulf diplomatic crisis hits the region's most famous livestock.
Ten people were injured in the attack, which took place early Monday near Finsbury Park mosque, north London. (AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Among the roughly 100 people at the vigil, some carried signs reading "United Against All Terror".