| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In the Middle East, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will overlap with Ramadan, the Muslim holy fasting month and consequently the biggest time of the year for broadcasters, when big-budget skeins and soaps premiere as families gather in the evening to break the...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Marcos Maidana said he was "robbed" in losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. by a majority decision in a welterweight world championship unification fight.
If so, it looks as if both fighters will be returning to the scene of the crime in a few months.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:45 PM
On the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, a South Florida imam urged thousands of Muslims on Monday to carry on the compassion and caring for others they had practiced during their month of fasting, prayer and community service.
"The prophet [Muhammad]...
| Jul 14, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, all eyes were focus on the Middle East, where fighter jets and rockets continued to fly between Israel and Gaza during the recent crisis that has killed 100 Palestinians and pinned down...
| Jul 1, 2014
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, young Palestinians wave homemade sparklers after breaking the fast during Ramadan in Gaza City. Muslims are obliged to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from before dawn until dusk throughout the holy...
| Jul 3, 2014
Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Fears of impending terrorist strikes against Western targets in the Muslim world reached fever pitch Tuesday after a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, the evacuation of diplomatic missions in Africa and Europe and the approaching end of Ramadan and symbolic...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:33 AM
TEHRAN -- In these first days of Ramadan, many Iranians hoped to hear a familiar and beloved voice as they tuned into state radio or switched on TV just before iftar, the evening meal that signals the end of the dawn-to-dusk fast.
They were looking...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. Sometimes, Easter is in mid-April, and sometimes in early March. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Dec. 25 every year, yet there's no...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:38 PM
NEW DELHI -- Authorities were bracing for more political violence in Bangladesh after a court ruling Thursday that effectively banned the country’s main Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, from running in a general election expected by early 2014....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:32 PM
As Americans pack their bags and hoist their backpacks for an end-of-summer foreign adventure, a U.S. government travel alert is urging them to be vigilant amid indications that Islamic militants are plotting terrorist strikes.
The State Department's...