A djinn (also called jinnee or genie) was a supernatural entity in Arabian mythology.
The Yssgaroth (PROSE: Head of State, Interference - Book One) and their descendants the Mal'akh inspired Arabian myths of the djinn, (PROSE: The Book of the War) including stories like The Thousand and Second Night. (PROSE: Head of State)
A member of an alien species called the Djinn visited 9th century Sudan. (AUDIO: The Destroyer of Delights) In Baghdad of that era, Adoon believed that the Second Doctor was a djinn. (PROSE: Invasion of the Cat-People)
Aboo-Fenrán was believed by the people of 3rd century Constantinople to be a jinnee. (PROSE: The Curse of Fenric)
A group of Bedouins believed that an unnatural sandstorm was a djinn, but it was actually the creation of an alien camel. (COMIC: Sandblasted)
Djinn were among the creatures native to Hyspero. (PROSE: The Scarlet Empress)
When the Third Doctor produced an oil lamp for light after the TARDIS had been drained of energy, Sarah Jane Smith joked that he was going to rub it and produce a genie. (TV: Death to the Daleks)