Ramadan 2017

Look up, the moon tells you which day of Ramadan it is

See what the moon looks like today, based on scientific calculations using NASA pictures.

Look up, the moon tells you which day of Ramadan it is

Politics

The UK elections explained

Al Jazeera breaks down the election process and the main contenders.

The UK elections explained

United Kingdom

UK elections since 1945

A look at the history of elections in the United Kingdom.

UK elections since 1945

Middle East

Who and where are the Kurds?

One of the world's largest stateless people that reside primarily in mountainous regions of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey

Who and where are the Kurds?

Interactive

Global shortage of penicillin: Reasons and consequences

Penicillin, which is used to treat bacterial infections, has seen a global shortage in recent years.

Global shortage of penicillin: Reasons and consequences

War & Conflict

Syria's besieged communities

UN: Hundreds of thousands of civilians live in besieged areas across five provinces and are denied basic necessities.

Syria's besieged communities

Interactive

Quiz: How much do you know about doping in sport?

Take our quiz and test your knowledge about doping in sport.

Quiz: How much do you know about doping in sport?

Interactive

Trump 100 days: Who has he met and when?

President Donald Trump has not left the US since taking office in January 2017.

Trump 100 days: Who has he met and when?

International Women's Day

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

In the last 25 years more than 10 million women have died worldwide due to pregnancy related issues.

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

Interactive

Where do we spend more money?

Test your knowledge on annual global humanitarian spending.

Where do we spend more money?

Interactive

Women leaders around the world

Which countries have been led by a woman and how many are in office now?

Women leaders around the world

Airlines

Timeline: Major air disasters

A recap of the worst air crashes in civilian aviation since the turn of the century.

Timeline: Major air disasters

Middle East

Timeline of attacks in Turkey

Bombings since start of 2015 have mostly been blamed on ISIL and armed Kurdish groups.

Timeline of attacks in Turkey

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's cabinet picks: Who's who

A look at the people Donald Trump has nominated so far for his administration.

Donald Trump's cabinet picks: Who's who

Muslim Ban

Where do immigrants to the US come from?

Find out which countries have the most green card holders, refugees and immigrants in the US.

Where do immigrants to the US come from?