Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha (Pictures)

Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Adha religious festival, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage. Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha religious holiday, which, in Arabic, means the “festival of the sacrifice” and marks the end of Hajj, the five-day pilgrimage Muslims undertake to cleanse the soul …

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US base in Erbil hit by drones

A military base hosting US-led coalition forces inside Erbil International Airport in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has come under attack by explosive-laden drones. Citing security sources, Iraqi media said the military base inside Erbil airport was “subjected to an attack by explosive-laden drones” late on Tuesday, with reports falling short of …

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Photographs of the week

The escalating conflict in Gaza and Israel, young migrants on the border between Mexico and the US, protests against the government in Colombia, and the enduring impact of Covid-19: the most striking images from around the world this week.

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