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Iraq expels Islamic State families from local communities
TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are expelling the families of suspected Islamic State members from their homes as the jihadist group loses ground, raising fears of communal violence if people seek to settle old scores.
53 points by Reuters | Iraq Islam Reuters Thomson Reuters Iraq War Eid al-Adha Police History of Iraq
Traders to announce price of raw hide on Friday
Traders will announce the price for buying raw hides this year on Friday.
-1 points by | Bangladesh Week-day names Animal sacrifice Harshad number Eid ul-Fitr Triangular number Price Eid al-Adha
Ahmad Khan Rahami: What's known about the bombing suspect
Ahmad Khan Rahami, a U.S. citizen born in Afghanistan, was charged by federal officials in two states Tuesday with planting bombs in New York, and at a military charity run and train station in New Jersey. He remains hospitalized after a shootout with police Monday, hours after ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | United States Federal Bureau of Investigation New Jersey New York City Eid ul-Fitr Child custody Eid al-Adha Terrorism
Ahmad Khan Rahami: What's known about bombing suspect
NEW YORK (AP) - Ahmad Khan Rahami, a U.S. citizen born in Afghanistan, was charged by federal officials in two states Tuesday with planting bombs in New York, and at a military charity run and train station in New Jersey. He remains hospitalized after a shootout with police Monday, hours ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Federal Bureau of Investigation New York City Child custody Terrorism Eid ul-Fitr Eid al-Adha New Jersey
Eid al-Adha holiday: How many days is it by country?
Eid al-Adha is celebrated for four days but holidays in 2016 range from 12 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.
1253 points by Al Jazeera English | Eid ul-Fitr Eid al-Adha Islam India United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Pakistan Hajj
Why is Eid al-Adha 2016 not on September 11?
Eid was expected on September 11 but based on moon sighting the date confirmed by Saudi Arabia is September 12.
8779 points by Al Jazeera English | Hajj Islamic calendar Islam Eid ul-Fitr Eid al-Adha United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia United States
World powers non-committal on 'safe zone' for Syria, says Turkey
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - World powers have not ruled out Turkey's idea for a "safe zone" in Syria but they have not shown a clear will to implement the plan either, the spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.
31 points by Reuters | Reuters Syria Thomson Reuters News agency Investment Mutual fund Eid al-Adha Turkey
Image of Asia: Celebrating the Eid in multicultural India
In this photo by Aijaz Rahi, a trader pushes his goat past an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha before selling the animal ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Bangalore, India. Eid al-Adha, or the festival of…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Islam Ganesha Islamic view of Abraham Ganesh Chaturthi Muhammad Religion Eid al-Adha India
Indonesia's Busiest Day for Butchers
Indonesia ​slaughtered​more than 600,000 animals on Monday, nearly a 10th of the ​livestock it normally butchers in the whole year, for one of the holiest celebrations in the Islamic calendar: Eid al-Adha.
-1 points by The Wall Street Journal | Islamic calendar Eid al-Adha Hajj Islam Islamic view of Abraham Monday Eid ul-Fitr
Bombed and beleaguered, a Baghdad neighborhood takes stock on a key Muslim holiday
Kathem Hussein fondly remembers the year that he made more than $4,000 on the Day of Arafah, the holiest day on the Muslim calendar. This year, Hussein, a street vendor of men’s shoes, expected no such windfall. “We’ve had some customers, some signs of life, but nothing like we should be having,”...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Eid ul-Fitr Islam Muslim holidays Islamic calendar Eid al-Adha Islamic holy days Hajj Bomb
Muslims celebrate ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ in Moscow under 4,000 police watch (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Tens of thousands of Muslims have gathered at various locations in and outside Moscow to pray and celebrate the Feast of Sacrifice, dedicated to the Prophet Abraham. Some 4,000 Russian police were assigned to guard the festivities. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Islam Vladimir Putin Muhammad Qur'an Hajj Eid al-Adha Eid ul-Fitr Islamic calendar
The roots of Eid run deeper than our differences
In a time of rising division, the spirit of unconditional generosity is more vital than ever.
5822 points by Al Jazeera English | Sociology Eid ul-Fitr Islam Islamic calendar Equality Eid al-Adha Al Jazeera Social work
Syria rebels have ceasefire 'reservations'
After months of negotiations and an eleventh-hour failure to reach an agreement, Russia and the US have finally settled on terms for a Syrian ceasefire -- due to start at sundown on Monday -- and have even secured buy-in of the country's recalcitrant leader, President Bashir al-Assad.
1222 points by CNN | Bashar al-Assad Syria Hafez al-Assad Eid al-Adha History of Syria Muhammad Naji al-Otari Military of Syria Syrian Air Force
Eid-splained: Five things to know
Five things to know about Eid al-Adha:
4833 points by CNN | Islam Hajj Eid al-Adha Eid ul-Fitr Muhammad Abraham Mecca Islamic calendar
Drones keep watch as pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for haj climax
ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi authorities deployed drones to watch over nearly 2 million pilgrims as they ascended Mount Arafat at the climax of the haj on Sunday, part of stepped up efforts to avoid a repeat of last year's crush amid an escalating war of words with Iran.
322 points by Reuters | Hajj Mecca Islam Iran Muhammad Medina Eid al-Adha Sharia
Eid Mubarak: Muslims get ready for holiday period
As the world's Muslims prepare for Eid, here are some images from across the world.
14831 points by Al Jazeera English | Hajj Islam Muhammad Eid al-Adha Abraham Islamic calendar Eid ul-Fitr Ramadan
90 killed in Syria after ceasefire plan
Airstrikes killed 58 people in northwestern Syria on Saturday, hours after the US and Russia announced a new ceasefire plan, a rights group said.
3344 points by CNN | Bashar al-Assad Syria Hafez al-Assad Eid al-Adha Asma al-Assad Muhammad Naji al-Otari 2003 invasion of Iraq Atmosphere
Obama, Kerry, Boris Johnson greet Muslims on Eid
US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson have conveyed their Eid greetings to Muslims around the world.
544 points by | Michelle Obama Hajj Eid al-Adha First Lady of the United States Barack Obama Islamic calendar President of the United States Islam
What to Cook: What to Cook This Weekend
As fall approaches, get prepared with braised chicken legs, shrimp alla marinara and more.
82 points by The New York Times | Cooking Edgar Allan Poe Cake Eid al-Adha Clam Islamic calendar Recipe Hajj