Lockdown Road in Leeds: Eid Mubarak

Residents on one road in Leeds have agreed to film their experiences of living under lockdown. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky … Read more Lockdown Road in Leeds: Eid Mubarak

Eid in Nigeria: Outbreak dampens festivities

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan is usually a time of celebration in Nigeria. This year, however, many children will not be getting new clothes and gifts. The pandemic has devastated the economy, leaving millions struggling to get by. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. … Read more Eid in Nigeria: Outbreak dampens festivities

Idlib’s displaced: Syrians return home for Eid celebrations

People in Syria’s last rebel stronghold are celebrating Eid al Fitr, the holiday that ends the fasting month of Ramadan. Many of those displaced by government air raids are now returning to their homes in Idlib for the first time since a ceasefire was put in place in March. Traumatised and distressed, these families still … Read more Idlib’s displaced: Syrians return home for Eid celebrations

Hundreds Gather in German Ikea Parking Lot for Socially Distanced Eid Prayers

Hundreds of Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr with socially distanced prayers at an Ikea parking lot in Wetzlar, Germany, on May 24. The “festival of the breaking of the fast” is one of Islam’s two major holidays, and begins when the moon rises on the final day of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Drone footage … Read more Hundreds Gather in German Ikea Parking Lot for Socially Distanced Eid Prayers

Eid al-Fitr in Iraq: Some worshippers defying government lockdown

Iraq’s government has imposed a lockdown for the duration of the Eid al-Fitr holidays, but not everyone is abiding by the rules. Some mosques are allowing in small groups of worshippers. Yet most Muslims are letting go of centuries-old religious rituals to help protect their communities from the virus. Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from … Read more Eid al-Fitr in Iraq: Some worshippers defying government lockdown

US Muslims celebrate “distanced” Eid al-Fitr amid COVID-19 fears

More than three million Muslims living in the United States celebrated the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Sunday. And in times of social distancing, mosques went the extra mile to keep worshippers safe. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Falls Church in the US state of Virginia. – Subscribe to our channel: … Read more US Muslims celebrate “distanced” Eid al-Fitr amid COVID-19 fears

Indonesian grand mosque packed with Eid worshippers despite ban

Thousands packed the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Aceh, the only province in Indonesia that implements Sharia law, to perform Eid Al-Fitr prayers and mark the end of the Holy month of Ramadan. The government has banned Eid prayers in many major cities and provinces to curb the spread of coronavirus. Indonesia has confirmed 22,271 COVID-19 … Read more Indonesian grand mosque packed with Eid worshippers despite ban

Muslims Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in India Amid Covid-19 Fears

Muslims in New Delhi, India celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan amid coronavirus fears. Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks. … Read more Muslims Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in India Amid Covid-19 Fears

Afghanistan’s Ghani to accelerate Taliban prisoner release after agreeing to Eid ceasefire

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani began a process Sunday to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture after the insurgents proposed a surprise ceasefire during the Eid holiday.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Afghanistan’s Ghani to accelerate Taliban prisoner release after agreeing to Eid ceasefire

Muslims’ Eid al-Fitr holiday celebrated under lockdown

Millions of Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr marking the end of a month of fasting. It is one of the most important festivals in the Islamic calendar. But the coronavirus pandemic has brought about unprecedented restrictions in some countries, where prayers in mosques and public celebrations are barred. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta … Read more Muslims’ Eid al-Fitr holiday celebrated under lockdown

Eid al-Fitr 2020 in Mecca, Karachi and Tehran

In Mecca, one of the most sacred cities in Islam, public prayers to mark Eid al-Fitr have been taking place. But only a few dozen worshippers gathered at the Great Mosque. Saudi Arabia has imposed a round-the-clock curfew after infections surged to nearly 70,000. Meanwhile, in Pakistan, large gatherings have been spotted across the country. … Read more Eid al-Fitr 2020 in Mecca, Karachi and Tehran

Eid al-Fitr in Jerusalem | Several arrested during tensions outside Al-Aqsa Mosque

Scuffles broke out and several were detained by Israeli security forces as worshipers observed Eid al-Fitr outside Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, which still remains closed, due to the pandemic restrictions. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter … Read more Eid al-Fitr in Jerusalem | Several arrested during tensions outside Al-Aqsa Mosque

Eid in Indonesia: Horse cart business hit hard by pandemic

Eid celebrations in the world’s most populous Muslim country are more subdued than usual. The coronavirus pandemic has stopped the annual homecoming for most workers in Indonesia, and millions are separated from their loved ones. Many are spending Eid alone for the first time. One horse cart driver in Jakarta shared his story with Al … Read more Eid in Indonesia: Horse cart business hit hard by pandemic

Muslims worldwide begin celebrating Eid al-Fitr under Covid-19 restrictions

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr Sunday, many under coronavirus lockdown, but lax restrictions offer respite to worshippers in some countries despite fears of skyrocketing infections. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Muslims worldwide begin celebrating Eid al-Fitr under Covid-19 restrictions

Muslims Around the World Prepare to End Ramadan and Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

Muslims from Bangladesh to the United Kingdom to the Ivory Coast are preparing for and celebrating Eid-al-Fitr, a day which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to … Read more Muslims Around the World Prepare to End Ramadan and Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr