Eid al-Fitr celebrations bring out thousands in Ottawa

Trump wishes Muslims ´warm greetings´ for Eid

Trump wishes Muslims ´warm greetings´ for Eid

The second is Eid ul-Adha, called the "Sacrifice Feast".

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad performed the Eid al-Fitr prayers along other worshipers at al-Nouri Mosque in the west-central city of Hama on Sunday.

Egyptians celebrate and try to catch balloons released after Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at a public park, outside El-Seddik Mosque in Cairo, Egypt June 25, 2017.

On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, we stand in complete solidarity with the families of martyrs and it is our collective national responsibility to share the joys and happiness of Eid with the families of the martyrs.

Which is why, Eid al-Fitr this year was no exception.

This will be followed by Hilal Committee meetings in India and Pakistan.

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said senior police officials were at the sannidhanam as part of the investigation. The Travancore Devasom Board, which manages the affairs of the temple, said the mast has suffered serious damage.

Considering the development, the federal government has chose to hold the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting for Shawwal moon sighting in Islamabad instead of Peshawar.

AFP GettyWhen is Eid al-Fitr 2017?

Chairing the Committee's meeting, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman appealed to media not to air any reports with a formal announcement.

The celebration came after the Office of the Chularatchamontri on Saturday declared Sunday as the start of the Hariraya, also known as Eid al-Fitr in some Islamic countries. It is based on the moon's cycle, whereas the Gregorian one is determined by the sun.

Muslims continue their fast until the last day of Ramadan and pay their fitra (charity which is incumbent upon every Muslim on this day) before offering the Eid prayer.

Donald Trump ended another White House tradition, which was initiated in 1996 under FLOTUS Hillary Clinton. If the new moon, Crescent, is sighted, the next day is counted as first day of the next month. "We have a lot of inter-faith partners that are joining us to celebrate", he said.

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The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly.

He recalled his visit to an worldwide charity organisation, Islamic Relief Canada, which is committed to alleviating poverty in over thirty different countries around the world.

"Taiwan is a hospitable country", the president said in the video.

Security personnel should offer Eid prayers only at protected places, said the advisory issued by Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, in wake of lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit on Friday.

The President has had a fraught relationship with the Muslim community in the United States.

Reports from London said new moon could not be sighted anywhere in United Kingdom on Saturday.

On the eve of the commencement of Ramadan on May 26, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had felicitated with the nation's Muslim faithful.

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The 27-year-old Kvitova returns to a WTA final for the first time since winning the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai in November. The left-hander, who has dropped to 16th in the world rankings, served an ace to clinch her 20th tour title.

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