Thursday, 21 September, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Uganda to mark end of Ramadan from Sunday

Popalzai leaves for Dubai Pakistanis likely to celebrate Eid on the same day Popalzai leaves for Dubai Pakistanis likely to celebrate Eid on the same day
Heather Davidson | 25 June, 2017, 02:13

Saudi Arabia announce the start and end of the holy month based on the testimonies of members of the public who observe the crescent moon. The declaration from the Saudi Supreme Court is expected shortly.

There are special celebrations the world over for Eid 2017.

President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dispatched congratulatory cables to the leaders of Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. The exact date of Eid changes each year depending on a combination of the sighting of the moon and astronomical calculations. The video's description has lecture notes with approximate timestamps. However, in most non-Muslim countries, it's only celebrated for one day.

Eid-ul-Fitr literally means "festival of breaking the fast". Relishing the widespread array of cuisines, reading the Quran, performing the early morning Namaz and listening to the sermons conducted by religious scholars characterizes the typical routine of a Muslim on this day.

Both Sunni and Shia Muslims in Iraq celebrated Eid al-Fitr on the same day in 2016 for the first time in several years. Here is all you need to know...

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The Fiji Muslim League humbly requests employers to grant leave to their Muslim employees to attend to the obligatory Eid-ul-Fitr prayer and other commitments for the day, he adds.

Bahrain has declared Sunday (June 25) as the first day of Eid Al Fitr after official announcements were made in Saudi Arabia of sightings of the new Shawwal crescent. Most of the Muslims in the United States will celebrate Eid on Sunday.

Like most family holidays around the world, Eid can mean negotiating hard family relations, especially for newlyweds who are often faced with the dilemma of deciding whose family to have Eid lunch with.

According to Anny Ting, host of the Eid celebration, the money envelope is called "Amplop putih" in Indonesia, which is available in green, white, and red. On this day, Muslims gather together at the mosque to ask for blessings, before spending the day with family or friends and wishing one another with the customary "Eid Mubarak", or "Blessed Eid".

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