Civic campaigns are forming for peace in Afghanistan

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SHAFAQNA - ISIS violated the holiday ceasefire in Afghanistan and Taliban rejected government's suggestion to extend the ceasefire. However, different kinds of civic campaigns are forming for peace in Afghanistan. A suicide bomber has struck…

Photos: Eid al Fitr prayer at Alulbayt Foundation in London

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SHAFAQNA - In accordance with the fatwa of Grand Ayatullah Sistani, Eid al Fitr prayer offered at Alulbayt Foundation in London, on Saturday.

Photos: Muslims around the world offered Eid al-Fitr prayer

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SHAFAQNA - As Ramadan fast ends, muslims in different countries around the world gathered to offer Eid al-Fitr prayer, on Friday June 15. The office of His Eminence, Mr. Sistani in Najaf, announced that Saturday June 16, is the day of Eid…

Eid Al-Fitr, A Day For Thanksgiving

SHAFAQNA- The day immediately following the end of the holy month of Ramadan is called Eid-e-Fitr. In other words, it falls on the first day of Shawwal. It is one of the greatest Islamic festivals. Â Eid-e-fitr is the Day of Thanksgiving…

Eid Al-Fitr

SHAFAQNA-  The introduction of fasting in the month of Ramadan began from 2 A.H.  Eid in Islam is not only celebration but that Muslims should devote this day to worship and plead Allah to accept their deeds and forgive their sins. …

The Office of Grand Ayatullah Sistani: Friday is the Last Day of Ramadan and Saturday will be Eid al-Fitr

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SHAFAQNA - The Office of Grand Ayatullah Sistani in Najaf al-Ashraf has issued a statement regarding the beginning of the month of Shawwal: In the name of of Allah the Merciful The office of His Eminence, Mr. Sistani in Najaf, announces…

Ayat. Khamenei to lead Eid-al-Fitr prayers in Tehran

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SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency : The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei will lead the Eid-al-Fitr (the fast-breaking feast) prayers in Tehran, to be held at the Imam Khomeini Prayer Grounds on Friday, June 15.    Office…

Eid shopping across Pakistan in full swing

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA: Eid shopping in full swing across Pakistan and almost all markets in different cities of the county are crowded with people buying new clothes and other accessories on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr. Eid-al-Fitr is the Islamic…

Afghanistan announced Cease-fire with Taliban for Ramadan

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SHAFAQNA - As Ramadan approaches , Afghani President Ashraf Ghani has called for a week-long cease-fire with the Taliban, drawing wide support from the international community and NATO.     Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced…

Syrians return home to spend Ramadan holiday

SHAFAQNA - Anadolu Agency | by Handan Kazanci: 39,000 Syrians have already returned to liberated areas in Syria, says Turkish migration official.   Thousands of Syrian refugees are returning to their home country for the Ramadan holiday…

Birmingham Hosts Largest Eid al-Fitr Celebration in Europe

SHAFAQNA - Record numbers of Muslim worshippers from around the world came together at Small Heath Park for Eid-al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. Organizers estimate that as many as 106,000 people were at this year’s event. Families,…

Al Khoei Foundation marks Eid al-Fitr - London

SHAFAQNA - Al Khoei Foundation marks Eid al-Fitr in London - 2017

Stunning Images That Capture The Beauty Of Eid In America

SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is one of the most important holidays on the Islamic calendar.  Traditionally lasting three days, Eid is marked by joyous family gatherings, prayers, gift-giving,…

The Way of Bidding Farewell to the Holy Month of Ramadan

SHAFAQNA- Despite all its auspiciousness and happiness Eid al-Fitr puts us in a feeling of eagerness and regret. On one hand we are proud of passing Divine exams and fulfilling His commandment, but on the other hand we are so sorry for missing…

The Actual Meaning of Eid

SHAFAQNA- What is the actual meaning of Eid? At first, it may be proper to seek the meaning of Eid in the books of the elders. (1) Eid is the day of special attention of Allah (SWT) to His servants, recalling them to His presence and…

Sami Yusuf - Eid Song

SHAFAQNA- Sami Yusuf - Eid Song

The Council of Shia Muslim in North America Announcement Concerning the Crescent Moon of the Month of Shawwal, 1437

SHAFAQNA- In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Announcement Concerning: The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shawwal, 1437 إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر شوال To…

Philadelphia schools add Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha holidays to its calendar

SHAFAQNA- The Philadelphia School District will add two Muslim holidays to its calendar, placing it among the first in the nation to do so. In what would be an even rarer step, Mayor Kenney said Tuesday he also hopes to adopt the holidays…