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Eid-al-Fitr

2 May
Morocco's king pardoned 29 people jailed for "terrorism or extremism" offences in a gesture marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, the justice ministry announced.
13 May 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari and President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, have called on Nigerians to pray for the nation to overcome the myriad of problems facing it...
11 May 2021
THE much-expected Eid al-Fitr may begin tomorrow, as the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), through its Centre for Basic Space Science (CBSS), yesterday, predicted...
10 May 2021
Muslim-majority Malaysia will tighten coronavirus curbs across the whole country ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday as cases spiral, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said Monday.
10 May 2021
The Taliban on Monday declared a three-day ceasefire for this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday, following a sharp spike in violence as Washington goes about withdrawing its remaining troops from Afghanistan.
10 May 2021
President Buhari has directed that all celebrations including the forthcoming Eid-Al-Fitr should be limited due to the global Coronavirus crisis.
28 May 2020
Despite the two day holiday declared by the Federal Government on Monday and Tuesday, to commemorate the Eid al-Fitr celebration, transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), reopened bullish yesterday, occasioned by gains in most blue-chip stocks, causing market capitalisation to rise by N8billion.
23 May 2020
Egypt said Saturday that 21 jihadists were killed in clashes with security forces in the restive Sinai peninsula, where Islamic State group-affiliated militants have waged a long-running insurgency.
1 Jun 2019
The Eid-al-Fitr is a religious celebration by Muslims all over the world to mark the end of the month-long Ramadan fast. For them, it’s a time for celebration, religious events, preparing a feast for family and friends and dressing up in the finest clothes and jewellery. It is no secret that Nigerians are very fashionable…
6 Jul 2016
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad joined Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in third city Homs on Wednesday in a rare public appearance outside the capital for the end-of-Ramadan holiday.
5 Jul 2016
Nearly three days after a suicide truck bomb ripped through Baghdad, families are still hoping that rescuers searching through the rubble can locate the bodies of their loved ones.

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