Eid al-Adha

Cut off from world, coronavirus, Gaza prepares for Eid like nowhere else

Saudi Arabia has capped the number of its own citizens attending the upcoming haj pilgrimage; Oman has implemented a nightly curfew and Iraq has said its curfew will last through the holiday.

By REUTERS
22/07/2020
Muslim worshippers on Temple Mount as police barred Jewish entrance on Tisha Be'av
Israeli watchdog accuses PA of plotting Temple Mount violence

Tisha Be’Av this year coincided with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Festival of Sacrifice.

Orthodox Jews on the Temple Mount
Palestinian leaders express outrage at Jewish calls to visit Temple Mount

The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein demanded that the site be protected and held the Israeli government responsible for any escalation.

08/08/2019
Israeli security forces stand at the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Tem
Israel Police arrest 2 Palestinians on Temple Mount amid clashes

On Wednesday evening, clashes broke out between Palestinian youth and Jews near the Chain Gate entrance to the Temple Mount.

08/08/2019
Fireworks illustrative
Police confiscate dozens of illegal fireworks ahead of Muslim festival

The suspect, a man in his 30's, was not present at the search and has been summoned for questioning.

Chicken
Don't count your chickens: Israel to experience poultry shortage

As Muslim workers are to be absent on Eid al-Adha, several slaughterhouses are to be shut down

By LEON SVERDLOV
05/08/2019
A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has ma
ISIS chief, in rare speech, urges followers to continue fighting

In the 55-minute statement, Baghdadi congratulated what he described as the "striking lions" behind recent attacks in Canada and Europe and called on followers to continue carrying out attacks.

By REUTERS
23/08/2018
‘FOR ALL Muslims, the celebration of Eid al-Adha is of central importance. Its name aims to remind M
WATCH: Eid al-Adha celebrations in Jerusalem

Muslims in Jerusalem celebrated the holiday on Tuesday.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
21/08/2018
An Afghan boy is seen inside a burnt building after a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan Aug
Taliban reject Afghan ceasefire, kidnap nearly 200 bus passengers

Taliban leader rejected the new offer on the grounds that it too would only help the American-led mission.

By REUTERS
21/08/2018
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Hajj pilgrimage in  Me
The Changing Faces of Eid Al-Adha

The ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ is celebrated by Muslims around the world with slowly evolving culinary and ritual traditions

By JINITZAIL HERNANDEZ/THE MEDIA LINE
21/08/2018
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