Gaza marks Muslim festival Eid surrounded by war as Israeli bombs kill 83

Weary Palestinians marked a deadly Eid al Fitr festival, drawing an end to the Muslim month of fasting, as continuing Israeli air strikes in Gaza kill at least 83 people. Gaza's Health Ministry confirmed on Thursday that the enclave's death toll rose to 83 Palestinians, including 17 children, as the number of wounded reached 487 since the start of hostilities late on Monday.
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Muslims mark Eid with masks and prayers amid COVID and conflict

Muslims across the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr with masks and prayers, as conflicts and coronavirus restrictions cast shadows over the festival's mass gatherings and family reunions. Many COVID-hit countries, including Pakistan, India, Malaysia and Indonesia imposed curbs, shut shops and even some mosques - though the numbers out praying were...

Eid: 'You can be Muslim and still enjoy playing football'

"You can play and enjoy the game without compromising your faith." When Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana walked to the sidelines to break his fast against Crystal Palace, it was the first time Premier League players agreed a pause in the game for that reason. It's since happened in other...

Eid Mubarak! Brooklyn Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The month of Ramadan is full of celebration and festivity as Muslims immerse themselves in reading the Quran and Duas. Muslims fast the whole month, as it’s said to teach the true meaning of perseverance and tolerance, while being empathetic towards the poor and needy. At the end of the...
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When is Eid 2021 and how do you wish someone a happy Eid?

Saudi Gazette has announced that the crescent moon has not been sighted, therefore Eid-Al-Fitr will be observed on Thursday 13th May 2021. However many may choose to celebrate on Friday 14th May, due to starting the fasting month a day later. This is calculated in accordance with the sighting of...