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Muslims Go Online for `Eid Udhiyah

ALGIERS – With `Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, fast approaching, Algerian sheep traders are going online to offer their livestock and spare the risks of traveling to big cities, BBC reported. Using Facebook and Ouedkniss.com, an Algerian classified ad site, traders post pictures of their livestock from the comfort of their homes. One farmer …

`Eid Al-Adha Expected on August 22

MAKKAH – `Eid Al-Adha is expected to start on Wednesday, August 22, with MoonSighting.com citing astronomical calculations, as world Muslims await the final confirmation of the sighting of Dhul-Hijjah moon. “The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on August 11, 2018 (Saturday) at 9:58 UT. This is when the solar eclipse occurs. On August 11, the …

Overeating

Eating All You Can This Eid?

Envision a bronze roasted turkey, well-placed in the center of the table, surrounded by beautiful casseroles of assorted meats and vegetables, scalding soups, and mouth-watering family recipes passed down for generations.

New Muslims - How to Make the Most of Eid?

New Muslims in Eid

The Eid celebration is a chance to take one’s breath after the rigors of Ramadan and to thank Allah Almighty for the gift of being Muslim. Those new to Islam, whether they belong to a Muslim family or not, can join in this sentiment with all their hearts.

Wake

This Eid Start the Early Wake

A distinctive prayer performed after sunrise marks the start of Eid for Muslims around the world. What follows are four days of fun, family, feasting and holidaying, as the second of the two yearly holidays prescribed by Islam, Eid, is celebrated. Yet, launching a holiday by waking up early is definitely paradoxical to our modern …

Watching Udhiyah

Bloody Dilemma: Children Watching Udhiyah?

“I used to place little red ribbons on the sheep’s head. I knew that he’ll die but we didn’t see it happen. The slaughtering would happen while we slept.” This was how my mother recollected her memories of the udhiyah from her childhood. People in old Cairo usually buy the sheep a month before `Eid and keep it …



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