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…