‘No Eid in our home’: Pakistani families mourn plane crash victims

As Fazal Rahmaan, 80 and his wife, Wahida Rahmaan, 74, boarded a plane in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday, their family’s biggest fear was that they might catch the coronavirus on their way to spend the holiday in Karachi. Instead the couple, who had been married for 54 years, were among the 97 […]

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Eid-ul-Fitr To Be Celebrated On Monday, Says Delhi Jama Masjid Shahi Imam

Eid marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan. New Delhi: Eid will be celebrated in the country on Monday, May 25 as the moon could not be sighted on Saturday, Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid Ahmed Shah Bukhari told news agency PTI. Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, the Shahi Imam […]

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Afghan Taliban announce three-day Eid ceasefire

The Taliban and Afghanistan’s president announced late Saturday a three-day cease-fire ahead of a major Islamic holiday that begins Sunday to mark the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramzan. The Taliban order, which was soon followed by an announcement via Twitter from Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announcing the government “extends the offer of […]

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