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Eid al-Fitr

'Qurbani' of cow, buffalo, camel, ox in Uttar Pradesh to invite Gangsters Act

In a strict order, local authorities on Friday warned that the stringent Gangsters Act would be invoked against those who sacrifice cow, buffalo, camel, or ox as 'Qurbani' during Bakr Id on Saturday.

Sep 02, 2017, 07:57 AM IST

PM Modi wishes for brotherhood on Bakr-Id, hopes for harmony and togetherness

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation and wished for harmony and brotherhood in the society, on the occasion of holy Id-ul-Zuha. 

Sep 02, 2017, 07:07 AM IST

Syrian President Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year.

Jun 25, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

Rex Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources

Since 1999, Democratic secretaries have nearly always hosted either an iftar dinner or a reception marking the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the month.

May 27, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

Headline US will welcome target of 10,000 Syria refugees: Kerry

The United States will welcome 10,000 Syrian refugees this fiscal year.

Jul 13, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

Syria army presses Aleppo offensive despite truce extension

Syria`s army has extended a nationwide truce for another three days but continued Tuesday to press its campaign against rebels.

Jul 12, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Dhaka cafe attack survivor dies after `torture` by police

A Bangladeshi teenager who police say was a suspect in last week`s deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe has died in custody, with his family insisting he was a hostage and alleging torture by security forces.

Jul 09, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

Bangladesh attacks: No NSG team to Dhaka

Government sources have confirmed that media reports about an NSG team heading to Bangladesh, to assist in the post blast analysis of the attack at the Eid prayer gathering in Kishoreganj on Thursday and the Gulshan cafe attack last week, are false.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

US issues fresh travel alert for Bangladesh, asserts threat of terrorism is ''real''

Cautioning its citizens to maintain caution in the wake of the attacks including the shooting in a mosque on Eid and the deadly assault in a cafe in Bangladesh, the United States has issued a fresh travel advisory calling on its citizens to be vigilant and consider the risk of travel to Bangladesh.

Jul 08, 2016, 11:23 AM IST

India to send NSG team to Bangladesh today to study terror strikes

India will on Friday send a four-member bomb-expert team of National Security Guard (NSG) to Bangladesh to "analyse and study" the explosions at an Eid prayer gathering and the recent terror siege at a high-end restaurant in the neighbouring country.

Jul 08, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 292: Minister

A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed 292 people, the health minister said on Thursday, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.

Jul 07, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Trupti Desai dubs women's entry in Lucknow mosque 'historical beginning'

Welcoming the entry of women in Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah on the occasion of Eid, Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai on Thursday said it was a very big change and a big historical beginning.

Jul 07, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Filled with festivity, Bollywood celebrities wish the best this Eid!

Bollywood never fails to wish their beloved fans on festivals. The holy month of Ramadan has come to an end and the much awaited festival of Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated on July 7, 2016.

Jul 06, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Syria`s Assad makes rare appearance outside capital for Eid al-Fitr

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad joined Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in third city Homs on Wednesday in a rare public appearance outside the capital for the end-of-Ramadan holiday.

Jul 06, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

Double car bomb attack kills six near Aden airport: Military

The attack came as Muslims celebrated the feast of Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Jul 06, 2016, 11:09 AM IST

Saudi king vows to fight religious extremists after multiple suicide bombings

No group has claimed responsibility but Islamic State militants have carried out similar bombings in the U.S.-allied, Sunni Muslim-ruled kingdom in the past year, targeting minority Shi`ites and Saudi security forces.

Jul 06, 2016, 03:11 AM IST

Ramadan begins – Know more about the Islamic holy month

Ramadan is the ninth and holiest month in the Islamic calendar, marked by Muslims as a month of piety, charity and thriftiness.

Jun 06, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Two policemen injured as terrorists open fire during Eid-e-Milad procession

Militants on Thursday fired at a police team during a procession in connection with Eid-e-Milad festival in Anantnag, about 50 kms from here, injuring an officer and a constable.

Dec 24, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Second Saudi execution after Ramadan pause

Saudi Arabia beheaded one of its citizens for drug trafficking on Tuesday, in the second execution after a pause for Ramadan.

Jul 28, 2015, 18:23 PM IST