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    Actor Salman Khan will resume work with full force after being out of commission for almost seven months now. Given the ban on shootings because of the COVID-19 lockdown, it will be all work and no play for Salman, who is rumoured to be shooting and gearing up 4 of his films for release in...
    A Muslim resident of the southern French city of Nice recorded himself slaughtering a sheep in his bathtub for the Islamic Eid al-Adha holiday and posted the video on social media. The graphic video was posted on the social media platform Snapchat and was shared at least 1,000 times before the clip was brought to...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Muslims worldwide have marked the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s celebrations. Around the world, Muslims gathered with relatives or at home on Friday to mark the start of Eid. In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, streets were largely empty due...
    Doctors have discovered a bullet lodged in the brain of a nine-year-old Palestinian boy, as police investigate the possibility he was hit by gunfire during Eid al-Adha celebrations. The child, from East Jerusalem, was rushed to hospital by his parents who were concerned over how sleepy he had become.  The unnamed boy was conscious when...
    Muslims pray in the parking lot of Boomers Stadium to mark the start of Eid al-Adha on July 31, 2020, in Schaumburg, Illinois. Millions of Muslims worldwide this weekend celebrated Eid al-Adha, one of the two Islamic holidays of the year. Celebrated this year between July 30 and Aug. 3, Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif exchanged greetings for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday in a video call, UAE state news agency WAM said on Sunday. Shi'ite Muslim Iran has long been at odds with U.S. Gulf Sunni Arab allies...
    The local government in Turin, Italy, has allowed Muslim groups to publicly celebrate an Islamic holiday while still restricting other gatherings due to the Wuhan coronavirus. The Turin government has given permission for Muslims to engage in celebrations for the Eid al-Adha festival in nine public and private areas of the city. Local politician Augusta Montaruli,...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims worldwide have marked the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s celebrations. Around the world, Muslims gathered with relatives or at home on Friday to mark the start of Eid. In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, streets were largely empty...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims worldwide have marked the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s celebrations. Around the world, Muslims gathered with relatives or at home on Friday to mark the start of Eid. In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, streets were largely empty...
    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has wished his fans on the prosperous occasion of Eid al-Adha in his own style but with a COVID-19 twist. nSince the country is celebrating Eid amid COVID-19 restrictions, the actor made sure to inspire his fans to follow COVID-19 norms. Bigg Boss 14: Mishal Raheja Reveals He Was Offered Salman Khan’s...
    This year, Eid is not going to be the same for any one of us. Not even for the superstars of Bollywood. Before, every year at Eid, there was a sea of fans outside Shah Rukh Khan’s house in Bandra, Mumbai. This year, amid the coronavirus pandemic, this sight is far from reality. The actor...
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 1 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities including Dharmendra Deol, Anupam Kher, Preity Zinta among many others extended greetings on the occasion of Eid al-Adha on Saturday.nOn the auspicious occasion, Amitabh Bachchan shared a post on Instagram as he wished his fans “Eid Al Adha .. Mubarak”. Wishing good health and happiness for everyone,...
    Hina Khan has special Eid wishes for all her fans and admirers. The new Naagin in the TV world earlier took to her Instagram account to share a series of pictures from her festive photoshoot. Hina’s new clicks are nothing less than Eidis for her fans and we bet they are drooling over her pictures...
    One Metropolitan Police Services officer suffered a head injury when he tried to break up a fight at an illegal mass gathering for the Muslim celebration of Eid in East London. Police were responding to calls of a large crowd gathering on Ilford Lane, near the junction with Dudley Road, in Ilford, in the London borough...
    A POLICE officer suffered a head injury while breaking up a mass brawl as 200 people hit the streets for Eid celebrations. Shocking footage shows men trading blows as baton-wielding cops arrest a suspect in Ilford, North East London last night. 6Police officers raced to Ilford, North East London after violence flared at Eid celebrations...
    Diving deep into the throwback mode, we take a peek into the fashion fabulosity of our beloved Bollywood beauties for their festive style when they teamed up with their fashion stylists, upped the glamour quotient, sashayed in their designer best shararas and ghararas lending us some serious festive fashion goals.
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha. It’s known as “the festival of the sacrifice,” and is a time to gather for prayers and feasts. This year, celebrations will look a bit different because of the pandemic. The holiday ends here in the U.S. at sundown Friday.
    (CNN)One of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Adha marks the height of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It commemorates the story in the Quran of God appearing to Ibrahim -- also known as Abraham -- in a dream and commanding him to sacrifice his son as an...
    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Muslims performed prayers to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha on Friday in Dublin's Croke Park Gaelic sports stadium, a site of historic importance for Irish nationalists who always had a deep connection with the once dominant Catholic Church. Around 200 Muslims laid out prayer mats on the pitch usually used...
    MUSLIMS across the globe have been taking part in coronavirus safe celebrations for Eid al-Adha. While some countries, like Kosovo and the United Arab Emirates, have closed mosques for Eid prayers, others have chosen to allow celebrations to go ahead. 10Muslims perform the Eid al-Adha prayer while keeping social distance at the Hagia Sophia Grand...
    ANTHONY Fauci said the COVID-19 crisis will "continue for some time" in latest disagreement with Trump, who said it would "disappear." On Friday, Fauci and his CDC colleague Robert Redfield are addressing the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis.   1Fauci will address lawmakers on Friday More to follow... For the latest news...
    AMAZON sales have jumped by 40 percent, Facebook's profit has increased by 98 percent and Apple has posted more than $11billion profit in the last quarter. The companies have all seen a rise despite the coronavirus pandemic causing stores to shut and employees to work from home. 3Apple has posted more than $11billion profitCredit: Getty...
    By Ayat Basma TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) - On the streets of Tripoli, Lebanon's second biggest city and one of its poorest, there are no signs of festivities for Eid al-Adha this year, no decorations or twinkling lights. There's no electricity anyway. Only a large billboard welcomes visitors at one of the city's entrances. "We're broke,"...
    The government has been attacked around its “failure to connect” immediately after its move to tighten coronavirus limitations in components of north west of England on the eve of Eid celebrations for Muslims. New steps introduced in for numerous north west towns have outlawed conferences concerning various homes indoors. Very good Morning Britain presenter Adil...
    SHAMIMA Begum's return to the UK has been put on hold after the UK Government won it's fight to take its case to the Supreme Court. The Government asked for permission to appeal against a ruling that Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship....
    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s health secretary defended the government’s abrupt re-imposition of restrictions on social life across a swath of northern England on Friday, saying it was important to clamp down quickly on new outbreaks of COVID-19. Matt Hancock said that while it’s not the “sort of decision that anybody would want to take,’’ the...
    By AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Small groups of pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the Islamic hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year's pilgrimage and celebrations. The...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Small groups of pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the Islamic hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s pilgrimage and celebrations. The last days of the annual...
    The attack came just before a ceasefire between Afghan forces and the Taliban was set to begin to celebrate Eid al-Adha. A car bomb explosion in the Afghan city of Puli Alam has left 17 people dead, Al Jazeera reported. The attack came just hours before a ceasefire was set to begin between Afghan security...
    By Angie Teo JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian Muslims, wearing face masks and getting temperature checks as a precaution against the novel coronavirus, performed morning prayers on Friday to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha in mosques with reduced capacity as well as on the streets. As the world's biggest Muslim-majority country struggles to contain the...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz tweeted early in Friday sending congratulations to everyone on the Islamic holiday of Eid Al-Adha. The 84-year-old king left King Faisal hospital in the capital Riyadh after recovering on Thursday. (Reporting by Samar Hassan and Maha El Dahan; Editing by Shri Navaratnam) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    Muslims will soon be celebrating Eid al-Adha, albeit with a few modifications to avoid transmitting the coronavirus, including keeping gatherings limited to small groups. (Courtesy Zainab Chaudry) This year in Maryland, Muslim families who celebrate Eid al-Adha are being encouraged to adjust their plans to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Eid al-Adha, which...
    By BABACAR DIONE and KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Even in the best of times, many Muslims scramble to afford a sheep to slaughter on Eid al-Adha, a display of faith that can amount to an entire month's income. Now, the financial pressures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic are straining families...
    KABUL (Reuters) - At least 18 people, including Afghan security forces personnel, were killed in a suspected car-bombing in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, hours before a three-day ceasefire was to begin in the country for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, officials said. The ceasefire, announced by the Taliban, comes at a time violence has...
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province late on Thursday killed eight people and wounded at least 30, authorities said. The attack struck in the provincial capital of Pul-e-Alam and targeted a police checkpoint. Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said many of the victims were civilians. Provincial police spokesman...
    COVID-secure mosques, packed ferry ports and bustling cattle markets - stunning pics show Eid preparations around world. Although the coronavirus remains present around much of the world, Muslims were still gearing up to celebrate Eid in style. 19People ride on overcrowded ferries as they travel home ahead of the Eid al-Adha in Dhaka, Bangladesh Credit:...
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Even in the best of times, many Muslims in West Africa scramble to afford a sheep to slaughter on Eid al-Adha, a display of faith that often costs as much as a month’s income. Now COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on people’s budgets from Senegal to Nigeria to Ivory Coast, putting...
    (CNN)Several cities in the Middle East sweltered in temperatures of up to 51C (123F) this week, some of the hottest temperatures on record, amid the coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha.In Iraq's capital Baghdad, two people were killed and 11 others injured during protests over electricity shortages, and lack of basic goods,...
    KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - The days leading up to the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha are busy for Uzair Dawood, the owner of a motorcycle wash in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi - not for fixing vehicles, but washing cattle. Eid al-Adha falls on Saturday in the South Asian nation, and like Muslims across the...
    BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Slaughterhouses typically crowded with Palestinian Muslims buying sheep for the annual Eid al-Adha "feast of sacrifice" were nearly empty this week as coronavirus curbs weigh on the economy in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has imposed a partial lockdown over areas under its control to battle a...
    Seems like our country is heading nowhere. As if COVID-19 scare was not enough, the nation is slowly and steadily also getting divided with regards to religion. ‘United we stand, divided we fall ‘ is no more the mantra on the minds of people of this century. Echoing the same sentiments, Irrfan Khan’s son Babil...
    EID al-Adha starts today, July 30, and will last until August 3 as millions of Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice all over the world. Here are some of the best ways that you can wish someone a happy Eid al-Adha. 3 Filipino Muslims cover their faces as they gather outside the Blue Mosque to...
    EID al-Adha, or the "festival of the sacrifice," takes place today, July 30, with millions of Muslims taking part in celebrations worldwide. The phrase "Eid Mubarak" gets used a lot by Muslims at this time, but what does the greeting mean, and is there a specific way to reply? 3 Children greet each other after...
    For Marwa Conelly, the upcoming Islamic Eid al-Adha holiday was supposed to be extra celebratory this year — she was looking forward to getting engaged around that time. Then she lost her father to the coronavirus, and less than 24 hours later her mother, who died unaware her husband, whom she had known since childhood,...
    This request from five medical professors is linked to the current context of the deterioration of the health situation in Algeria. The sacrifice of the Eid al-Kebir sheep should be avoided in the face of the high risk of contagion from the coronavirus. Alarming persistence of virus circulation In a joint statement, five medical professors...
    KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistani authorities are encouraging people to buy sacrificial animals online or at least wear masks when visiting cattle markets, fearing preparations for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha could reverse a decline in COVID-19 infection numbers. Government social-distancing restrictions this year including half-day closing have seen a drop in customers at the...
    KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistani authorities are encouraging people to buy sacrificial animals online or at least wear masks when visiting cattle markets, fearing preparations for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha could reverse a decline in COVID-19 infection numbers. Government social-distancing restrictions this year including half-day closing have seen a drop in customers at the...
    By Abdul Qadir Sediqi Kabul (Reuters) - Taliban announced on Tuesday that they will observe a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for the Muslim occasion of Eid al-Adha, starting Friday, the group's spokesman said. "In order for our people to spend the three days of Eid in confidence and happiness, all fighters are instructed not to...