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Maryland Muslims Distribute Eid Meat to Locals

MARYLAND – Muslims living in Maryland, the US, are sharing the happiness and joy of their `Eid Al-Adha celebration with non-Muslims, distributing the meat of their Udhiyah [sacrifice] to the poor and needy. The video, published by Voice of America on Thursday, August 30, shows a local Muslim organization in a residential area in Silver …

`Eid in Houston, Sharing & Caring with the Needy

HOUSTON – This year on `Eid Al-Adha, Muslims around the world offered up a sacrificial lamb, goat, or camel in honor of Abraham’s perfect obedience when Allah called on him to take his son’s life. The ritual slaughter of an animal is in remembrance and gratefulness of Allah’s mercy to Abraham when he stopped him …

The Life of a Miracle Seeker in `Eid Al-Adha

It makes me furious when the word ‘awesome’ is applied to everyday happenings like finding a new box set on Netflix. There is one area though where seeing pleasant things as expansive blessings and miracles do appeal to me: real life. Take this `Eid. My mum lives in an area of London that is home …

Rohingya Muslims Mark Somber `Eid Away from Home

KUTUPALONG, BANGLADESH— Living in sprawling camps in Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked a somber `Eid Al-Adha on Wednesday, praying for better lives and a return to their homes. “We could not pray during `Eid in my village for years, we had to pray secretly,” said refugee Nurul Alam, The Star reported. “I …

This Muslim Family of 1000 Celebrates `Eid in Calgary Park

  No one in the El-Rafih family has a house big enough to fit everyone. CALGARY – With roots in Canada dating back to the late 1800s, the Lebanese El-Rafih family celebrated `Eid Al-Adha in Calgary Park, saying the family has become “too big” to go house-to-house for the annual holiday. “We come from a very …

Muslim Footballers Share `Eid Al-Adha Wishes

LONDON – Sharing the holiday’s festivities with their fans, Muslim athletes worldwide have wished their followers on social media ‘`Eid Mubarak’. Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil used his Twitter account to mark the holy festival. Eid Mubarak to all of you celebrating today. 🙏🏼 #EidAlAdha #M1Ö pic.twitter.com/7JnMlqOwld — Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) August 21, 2018 Manchester United’s …

Indonesia Quake Survivors Mark `Eid in Tents

JAKARTA – In a rare moment of joy, hundreds of thousands of Indonesian earthquake survivors  celebrated the `Eid Al-Adha holiday on Wednesday in makeshift camps. “In the past, the meat was distributed by the mosque to people in need but now we are all equal, there are no differences between the rich and the poor,” …

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Son Attached to Sheep and Becomes Desperate after Slaughtering

In this counseling answer: “You may want to explain how Eid-al-Adha is a day of remembrance that commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s (PBUH) willingness to obey Allah and that many Muslims sacrifice their best animal to eat on this day, thus making his sheep special. Assure your child that the sheep was slaughtered in the most humane way as …

Virginia Church Hosts `Eid Al-Adha Prayer

BURKE, Virginia – A local church in Burke, Virginia, opened its door on Tuesday, August 21, to host `Eid Al-Adha prayer, accommodating the growing number of Muslims in the community. “We were able actually to pray and accomplish our `Eid prayer and our goal of getting closer to God, even though it is actually in …



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