Attack mounted on foreign convoy near compound in Kabul

An attack involving a car bomb followed by gunfire was launched by Taliban fighters on a convoy of vehicles near an international compound in eastern Kabul on Friday evening, security sources said.

Pakistan observes Eid al-Adha today

Pakistan is observing Eid al-Adha, which is all about the spirit of sacrifice, with religious fervour.

Goats snatched in Delhi on Eid eve

A goat trader, who bought three goats for Rs 30,000 from Uttar Pradesh, was robbed of the animals at knife point in east Delhi on Eid eve, police said Wednesday.

Muslims across world mark Eid al-Adha holiday

In the biggest holiday of the Islamic calendar, Muslims around the world are gathering at mosques for dawn prayers on the second day of the four-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Muslims in Kerala celebrate Eid

Muslims across Kerala on Wednesday celebrated Eid-ul-Azha, also called Bakr Eid, with reverence and exuberance.

Muslims celebrate Id-ul-Zuha with gaiety across India

Id-ul-Zuha is being celebrated across the country on Wednesday with great enthusiasm and devotion.

Syria crisis: Clerics allow starving Syrians to eat cats, dogs

The religious clerics in the war-torn country’s capital, Damascus, have issued a ruling (fatwa) on the occasion of Eid al-Adha permitting the Syrians to eat cats, dogs and donkeys which is otherwise considered unfit for human consumption in Islam.

Hamas, Fatah leaders in Eid phone call

Leaders of rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas spoke via telephone on the eve of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, stressing the need for reconciliation, a Hamas official said on Tuesday.

Syria`s Assad prays at Damascus mosque for Eid al-Adha

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque Tuesday early morning as Muslims marked the Eid al-Adha holiday, state media said.

Vice President Ansari greets nation on Id-ul-Zuha

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has greeted citizens on the auspicious occasion of Id-ul-Zuha, which is being celebrated on Wednesday.

Bomb kills 9 in Iraq: Police

A bomb ripped through a crowd of worshippers on Tuesday as they left a mosque in Iraq after prayers marking the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday, killing nine people, police and a doctor said.

Bomb blasts across Iraq kill 25 people

A series of bombs killed at least 25 people across Iraq on Sunday ahead of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, police and medical sources said.

At least 41 killed in Eid bombing at Afghanistan mosque

No one has so far claimed responsibility for the bombing, though it bears the hallmark of the Taliban.

Syria govt, rebels agree to truce on Eid: Brahimi

Syria will not witness any clashes during Eid al-Adha as Syrian govt and some rebels have agreed to a ceasefire, UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said.

Syrian opposition unsure of UN-mediated truce as Eid nears

Syrian opposition group says it is not convinced about a UN-mediated truce taking hold in Syria.

UN planning peacekeeping force for Syria

UN Peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said today that it was too early to say how many peacekeepers might be deployed in such an eventual force.

Eid al-Adha to be celebrated on November 6

Eid al-Adha, the feast of sacrifice,
also marking the end of the main Haj ritual, will fall on
November 6, authorities in Saudi Arabia have said.

Impoverished Gazans struggle to celebrate Eid al-Adha

It is one of the biggest holidays in the Muslim calendar, but for Palestinians in the impoverished Gaza Strip, the Eid al-Adha festival is a time for tough choices.