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Moon-sighting committee to confirm start of Eid Al Fitr - The National

A moon-sighting committee will be set up to confirm the start of the month of Shawwal, which will mark the end of Ramadan and the start of Eid Al Fitr. July 1, 2016. Updated: July 1, 2016 04:00 AM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. ABU DHABI // A moon-sighting ...and more »

Eid marks the end of Ramadan around the world -

These young men in Singapore are among the millions of Muslims the world over who broke their fast on Wednesday for Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. (Edgar Su/Reuters) ...and more »

Eid al-Fitr 2016: Trafalgar Square festival to celebrate the end of Ramadan - Evening Standard

Trafalgar Square is welcoming Londoners to celebrate the end of Ramadan with a free Eid festival on Saturday July 9. The event, which is being heavily supported and promoted by Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is this year celebrating the achievements of ...and more »

Amazing aerial footage captures moment 80000 people gather to celebrate Eid in Birmingham -

It's hard to comprehend what 88,000 people look like all in one place, but the aerial footage of the Eid prayers in this video gives you an idea. Row upon row of Muslims gathered in Small Heath Park yesterday in Birmingham to worship and mark the end ...and more »

Eid al-Fitr 2017: Everything you need to know -

Eid Al-Fitr means "festival of breaking the fast". - It is an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries. - It marks an end to the fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims around the world will celebrate the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival this weekend ...and more »

Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Wednesday first day -

The Gulf Arab countries have announced that the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated on July 6. The official news agencies of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait quoted ...and more »

The Debate Over Eid - JSTOR Daily

When you hear about Eid, it might feel like experiencing déjà vu. Muslims aren't just making up an additional holiday to play hooky, though; Eid happens multiple times a year. The first Eid, also known as Eid-al-Fitr, the “Festival of Breaking of the ...and more »

Main Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at Mecca Masjid today - The Hindu

The main Eid-ul-Fitr prayers marking the end of Ramzan will be held at Mecca Masjid at 10 a.m. on Thursday. The other big congregation prayers on the day will be held at Eidgah Mir Alam at 9.30 a.m. and at 9.45 a.m. at Eidgah Qutb Shah near Golconda fort.and more »

Celebrating Eid: 'As a conflicted Muslim, this day doesn't come easily' - The Guardian

Growing up, whenever a classmate would shout “fucking Hindu” at me, I was devastated. It felt like no one could see me, that all they could see was yet another brown person. I was lumped into some incorrect category driven by ignorance. Then, September ...and more »

Muslims are preparing for two big celebrations … with some trepidation - Religion News Service

(RNS) American Muslims are looking forward to two important holidays this week — one Muslim, the other secular — but in many cases, with trepidation. Celebrations marking the end of Ramadan and the Fourth of July fall days apart this year, and both ...and more »