Eid Al-Adha 2017

When is Eid?

September 1 has been confirmed to be the first day of Eid al-Adha 2017, after moon sighting on August 22.

When is Eid al-Adha 2017?

Eid al-Fitr 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.

Eid al-Fitr holiday: How many days is it by country?

Eid al-Fitr 2017

Eid moon sighting

Moon sighting committees convened to look for the Eid moon on June 24, while astronomers predicted it invisible in Asia.

When is Eid al-Fitr this year?

Saudi Arabia

Sunday declared first day of Eid

Eid al-Fitr, which means 'festival of breaking the fast', marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day

Saudi Arabia

Saturday declared first day of Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia officially declares May 27 as the first day of Ramadan. Pakistan, India start on Sunday.

Ramadan: Saudi, 33 countries declare Saturday first day

Religion

When is Ramadan?

Scientifically, Ramadan's new moon should be visible on Friday evening, confirming Saturday as the first day of fasting.

Ramadan 2017: First day of fasting expected May 27

Iran

How will election shape Iran's foreign policy?

Al Jazeera's Marwan Bishara says the result of the election may have unintended consequences for Iran's regional policy.

How will May 19 election shape Iran's foreign policy?

Human Rights

May Labour Day: What is International Workers' Day?

We examine the history of May Day and ask what kind of protests and commemorations can be expected this year.

May Labour Day: What is International Workers' Day?

Weather

Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

April 22 marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern green movement in 1970.

Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

Africa

Powerful quotes for International Women's Day

Inspirational quotes about fighting prejudice from Mary Kom, Miriam Makeba, Angelique Kidjo and Ida B Wells.

Powerful quotes for International Women's Day

Ghana

Ghana, 60 years after independence

Today March 6, Ghana celebrates its Independence Day. Here is an overview of its democracy, education and resources.

Ghana, 60 years after independence

Inside Story

What's the cost to privacy in our connected lives?

Balancing security and privacy against ease and convenience - is a more technologically connected world a better one?

Arts & Culture

'Nobel of architecture' won by Catalan trio

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vialta named 2017 winners of architecture world's top prize.

Pritzker Architecture Prize won by Spanish trio

United States

'White Helmets' bags Oscar on politically charged night

Film on Syrian rescue group wins best short documentary in ceremony marked by reaction to Trump immigration policies.

'White Helmets' bags Oscar on politically charged night

Oscars

Red faces as wrong winner read out in Oscars fiasco

Moonlight bags the best picture after an astonishing flub in which La La Land was initially named the winner.