Ayaz Gul VOA News May 24, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The Taliban have announced a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan during the three-day Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr starting Sunday, a move the United States hailed as “a momentous opportunity” to advance peace efforts in the war-torn country. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani quickly reciprocated the insurgent announcement
India.com: The higher judiciary council of Saudi Arabia has announced that no moon has been sighted today. Thus 30 days of fasting will be completed. Eid-Ul-Fitr 2020 will be celebrated on May 24. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News April 23, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The coronavirus outbreak threatens to upend faith-based traditions that have gone on for almost 1,500 years. The world’s nearly 2 billion Muslims will not be able to hold communal feasts and prayers that are a hallmark of Ramadan, their holiest month, starting this week. The pandemic
1TV: Mosques in Afghanistan have been urged to change a line in the azan – the daily Muslim call to prayer broadcast five times a day – and people have been reminded not to join congregational prayers due to the outbreak of coronavirus. In a fatwa, the high commission of clerics for fight against coronavirus
Amin Alemi Press TV, Kabul September 10, 2019 Today is the 10th day of Muharram, called Ashura. This day belongs to Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, as he sacrificed not only his own life, but also everything he had to resist against the tyrannical government of the time. Now, his followers say they proudly follow
Tolo News: Afghans around the country spent the first day of Eid al-Adha in peace as the Ministry of Interior says twelve security incidents were prevented on Sunday. Residents of different provinces called on the Taliban to quit violence and celebrate Eid together with other Afghans in a peaceful environment. Click here to read more (external
Gulf News: Saudi Arabia has just declared Tuesday as the first day of Eid Al Fitr. Indonesia and Malaysia declared Wednesday as the first day of Eid Al Fitr but UAE residents are still waiting on an official announcement. Click here to read more (external link).
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Al Jazeera: Daoud Nabi, 71, spent his life helping refugees in New Zealand and recently reflected on his own death, says his son. In 1979, Haji Daoud Nabi escaped the Soviet-Afghan war and took his young family to safety in New Zealand. Almost 40 years later, on Friday, he was shot and killed at Al Noor mosque in