Eid-al-Fitr 2017 Eid Mubarak

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It marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan and many Muslims will feast to celebrate Is there another Eid celebration in the calendar?

Asian countries such as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will celebrate Eid al-Fitr on June 26 as they began their Ramadan fast a day later than the rest of the world.

This included the Iftar in the City event which brought together more than 2000 people to share an evening meal cooked by staff and volunteers from local Islamic embassies and missions. Organised either within one's home or in a public space, it is a time for grand eating and merrymaking.

The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that tomorrow, Sunday, June 25, 2017 is the first day of the blessed Eid al-Fitr in Qatar.

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Muslims in Delta State, Nigeria and all over the world on the occasion of the 2017 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

Because the timing of Eid al-Fitr is based on sighting of the moon as per the Islamic lunar calendar, it can be hard to predict when the festival will happen in any given country. People start their day early by chanting Salat ul-Fajr (the daily prayers). Usually, Muslims gather at one fine place, wear new clothes and do Salat al-Eid prayer and then first-day breakfast of the Ramadan.

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"We've seen an unprecedented spike in anti-Muslim rhetoric and anti-Muslim sentiments since the November election, but I think that goes hand-in-hand with the spike in hate targeting all minority groups, not just American Muslims", he said.

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Astronomers calculated that the new moon birth will be on Saturday, June 24 at 02:31 GMT.

Note: According to Islamic customs, every month begins with moon sighting.

Eid-ul-Fitr moon was sighted in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Yemen and other Gulf countries.

It is a time when we take stock of all the lessons we have learned over the holy month of Ramadan, as we mark its passing with our family and friends.

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"The Executives, Management and staff to the Fiji Muslim League takes this opportunity to wish everyone EID MUBARAK". Eid is celebrated during the first day of Shawaal.

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