KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — The events of the past year have made for a poignant Eid al-Adha.
(RNS) — Muslims around the world are greeting one another with the Arabic phrase 'Eid Mubarak' to wish each other a blessed holiday.
MINA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha as over 2 million pilgrims carry out the final rites of the hajj in Saudi Arabia.
(RNS) — In public and private messages on Facebook, Salman Azhar described the pilgrimage that he and his wife are set to conclude on Sunday, one that included lessons in self-restraint, humility and love of God.
(RNS) — Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice — which begins on Friday — is a Muslim holiday that memorializes the greatest sacrifice made in all of history by a renowned patriarch, Prophet Abraham (Peace be upon him), writes Nadia Ahmad.
LUCKNOW, India (RNS) The prayer took place in a Shiite shrine but was led by a Sunni imam as part of an initiative by a volunteer group called Shoulder to Shoulder.
(RNS) 'Being a vegetarian and being in a Muslim society is almost like it's contradictory,' said one young Muslim. 'And I'm still not exactly sure why.'
(Reuters) Saudi Arabia's regional rival Iran expressed outrage at the deaths of 131 of its nationals at the world's largest annual gathering of people while politicians in Tehran suggested Riyadh was incapable of managing the event.
(Reuters) An ancient castle in an Austrian village somewhere between Vienna and Hungary is not where you might expect to see an Islamic celebration.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Putting aside bitterness and engaging in coexistence work, a group of Jews, Christians and Muslims gathered to better understand Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which coincide this week.
The Lunar New Year joins a slate of Christian, Jewish and Muslim holy days when public school students will have a day off to celebrate.
NEW YORK (Reuters) Hindu activists said the decision to not also include Diwali as a school holiday was "beyond disappointing."
(RNS) You've heard of the scapegoat, right? Here's how it fits into the overlap of Yom Kippur, Eid al-Adha and St. Francis of Assisi.
(RNS) Two petitions urging the federal government to close schools on the two Eid holidays sparked spirited debate in the Muslim community. Both failed to amass enough signatures.
(RNS) Instead of going to the markets, Pakistani and Bangladeshi customers prefer websites that show photographs of live cows and goats for sacrifice.
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