Posts Tagged “Eid”

Christian holidays blurred by focus on one religion

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Christian holidays blurred by focus on one religion

Christian holidays blurred by focus on one religion The trend of the Arab World becoming focused more and more on the Islamic religion is overshadowing a powerful Christian history of Middle East tradition and eroding religious diversity. It’s also resulting in many Muslims who just don’t know anything about the richness of the Christian religion….

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Palestinian children celebrate Ramadan Eid in besieged Gaza Strip

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Palestinian children celebrate Ramadan Eid in besieged Gaza Strip

Palestinian children celebrate Ramadan Eid in besieged Gaza Strip Photo array: In the shadow of air strikes against civilian targets by Israel, children celebrated the end of Ramadan throughout the Gaza Strip. Ramadan ended June 26, 2017. By Mohammed Asad Palestinian children and families in the Israeli besieged Gaza Strip celebrated the end of the…

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Eid al Adha holiday to be observed on Sept. 11

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Eid al Adha holiday to be observed on Sept. 11

Eid al Adha, One of the most important Islamic religious holidays, is expected to begin either on Sept. 11, 2016 or Sept. 12, 2016, causing some fear among Americans worried about violence from Al-Qaeda. But the truth is the holiday is less about differences than it is about similarities between Islam and the West By…

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Focus on Substance: Here’s what’s happening at Mosque

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Focus on Substance: Here’s what’s happening at Mosque

Many people associate a mosque with terrorism and question whether mosques are safe or are actually brainwashing young Muslims to become urban Jihadists By Abdennour Toumi Hearing the negative discourse about Arabs and Muslims that has been increasing in French society, many people associate mosques with terrorism and question whether mosques are safe or are…

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US Post Office issues new Eid stamp honoring Muslims

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US Post Office issues new Eid stamp honoring Muslims

The U.S. Post Office has issued its latest stamp to commemorate the Muslim religious holiday of Ramadan with its latest “Eid Stamp” — Eid meaning Holiday in Arabic. Despite social media racism claiming the stamp was issued by “Muslim President Barack Obama,” the first Eid Stamp was actually ordered by former President George W. Bush…

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Islamic world to observe Ramadan beginning June 17

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Islamic world to observe Ramadan beginning June 17

The Holy Month of Ramadan for Muslims will begin June 17, or at the first sight of the new moon and will continue for 29-30 days depending on the complete cycle of the moon. It is a time of religious observation, recommitment to faith and a time of fasting for observant Muslims around the world….

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