[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Photo journal: Arafat's farewell
End of an era

The news finally came early on Thursday as Muslims began their Ramadan fast on the second last day before Eid.

It was a relief for many that the waiting was over and the business of marking the end of one era and hopefully the beginning of a new, better one could begin.

But others were overcome with grief and sat in silence at the Muqata.

Click below for more images
BACK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 NEXT


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific