Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: As for the duration of i`tikaf, some scholars said that i`tikaf can be observed even for a short period of time; so you can …
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Canadian Muslims now have a stamp that recognizes two of their faith’s most important festivals, `Eid Al-Fitr and `Eid Al-Adha.
For the first time in the White House, President Barack Obama hosted American Muslims in a special celebration to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, reaffirming his steadfast support and respect for the Muslim community in the United States.
With over a million Muslims in London, the city’s central stage, Trafalgar Square, played host to its most recent festival, the celebration of `Eid on Saturday, July 9.
Daring bad weather to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, more than 88,000 Muslims came together on Wednesday morning in Birmingham to celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr and attend special prayer.
IslamInSpanish Centro Islamico, a non-profit organization in Houston, Texas, marked its first-ever `Eid prayer and celebration with a packed house, hosting approximately 300 worshippers.
In America `Eid celebrations are colorful, multicultural, and fattening. We commemorate the end of Ramadan by attending the `Eid prayer. Afterwards, we storm the local diners and cafes where we binge on American style pancakes and drown ourselves in coffee. By mid afternoon, some of us will be well on our way to inducing a carb and/or caffeine coma.
For American Muslims, Eid usually comes to blend different cultures in multifaceted celebrations, when Muslims of diverse backgrounds come together to revel in completing the fast of Ramadan.
British Prime Minister David Cameron sent his greetings to all Muslim communities for `Eid Al-Fitr, in Britain and around the world, in a special video message marking the end of the holy month on Tuesday, July 5.