Muslims across the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr with masks and prayers, as health restrictions cast shadows over the festival's mass gatherings and family reunions
Muslims across the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr with masks and prayers, as conflicts and coronavirus restrictions cast shadows over the festival's mass gatherings and family reunions.
3 minute readMuslims across the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr with masks and prayers, as conflicts and coronavirus restrictions cast shadows over the festival’s mass gatherings and family reunions.Many COVID-hit countries, including Pakistan, India, Malaysia and Indonesia imposed curbs, shut shops and even some mosques - though the numbers out praying were higher than in 2020 when lockdowns all but cancelled events.
read more"(We are) very lucky that we can pray together this year, when we couldn't do it last year," said Tri Haryati Ningsih, 53, at the Dian Al-Mahri mosque in the Indonesian city of Depok, south of the capital Jakarta."Hopefully, the coronavirus will pass quickly and we can always worship together," she added.
loadingIn a typical year, millions would travel to their hometowns to celebrate the end of the fasting month of Ramadan with their families, and crowd into markets and malls sharing greetings and sweets.In Depok, the faithful wore masks as they arrived and sanitised their hands before going in. headtopics.com
At the entrance, a poster outlining six steps recommended by the World Health Organisation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 served as a reminder of the danger.SHADOW OF CONFLICTMany Muslims also marked Eid under the shadow of conflict, past and present.
1/8Pakistani Muslims gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Karachi, Pakistan May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Akhtar SoomroRead MoreIn Gaza the usual excitement of Eid turned to mourning for some after a heavy night of Israeli air strikes during the fiercest flare-up in years. Medics have put the death toll in the enclave at 83 so far this week.
read more"Every year, we would dress up and make visits. This year we will not go anywhere," said 20-year-old Basma Al-Farra in Khan Younis refugee camp. Read more: Reuters Top News »
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Attacking an open-air prison with air & ground forces is not a “conflict.” When one side does not have an army, navy or air-force, it’s not a “war.” The word you’re looking for is *massacre* Satan media , can you post about ISRAELI terrorism who killing children and women in Gaza ?!!!!!! 🤢🤢🤢 I dont see any mask or social distancing. Why u go so soft on muslims n soooooo hard on other religions
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Gaza marks Muslim festival Eid surrounded by war as Israeli bombs kill 103With Israel preparing for a ground invasion, the besieged enclave is bracing for more casualties and damages after facing days of escalating and deadly violence. When AlQuds (Jerusalem) cried out for help, out of 52 Muslim countries, only the impoverished but brave Gaza answered the call! GazaUnderAttack savepalestinians انقذوا_غزة SaveGaza انقذوا_حي_الشيخ_جراح savesheikhjarrah ŞeyhJarrahmahallesinkurtarın SalvailquartierediSheikhJarrah RettedasViertelSheikhJarrah sauvezlequartierdesheikhjarrah Israel is Terrorist state Jews are terrorists
Latest on Eid al-Fitr Dates for the U.S. as end of Ramadan nearsThe start date of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the breaking of the fasting period of Ramada, can vary across the world. In Islam, there is no place for women. They don't exist to Islamic men. Kill them; no one cares—what a sham.
Gaza marks Muslim festival Eid surrounded by war as Israeli bombs kill 83With Israel preparing for a ground invasion, the besieged enclave is bracing for more casualties and damages after facing days of escalating and deadly violence. Terrorist israel is the only reason. They systematicaly continue genocide. Us and France supporting israel since killers supports killers Of course you have to kill more of your enemy than your own casualty so that your enemy would be afraid of you.. Nice rate
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CDC director defends widely criticized mask guidance: ‘We are following the science’Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky defends the agency’s Covid-19 mask guidance policies amid widespread criticism. So how long does the science say a vaccinated person has to keep wearing a mask? What a disaster she is Lol