Eid al-Fitr celebrations bring out thousands in Ottawa

Marsha Scott
June 26, 2017

A formal announcement is expected by 08:00 pm local time. He not only supported the different communities in living in Canada but also wished everyone on nearly every major festival.

A auto rammed into a crowd celebrating Muslim religious holiday Eid al-Fitr outside Westgate Sports Centre in Britain's Newcastle, Sputnik reported.

The moon-sighting committee convened a meeting today to sight Shawwal moon.

Ramadan is the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, where Muslims focus on personal reflection and prayer through three types of worship: charity, prayer and fasting.

President Donald Trump did not hold a White House dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, breaking an annual tradition dating back to President Bill Clinton's administration.

As per the Meteorological Department of Pakistan it was expected that the moon will be sighted today. If not, the next day is counted as 30th day of the prevailing month and the new month begins thereafter.

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"When we say poor people, children who are not safe, are always in danger, we hope that one day it will be safe again and people will be happy again". As the moon has been sighted people of Balochistan will celebrate Eid tomorrow.

The dinners were traditionally attended by prominent members of the Muslim community, members of Congress and diplomats from Muslim countries. The Government of India is likely to declare Eid holiday on June 26, Monday.

In Russia, Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims throughout the country.

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

An Afghan woman and her son beg at a mosque on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Kabul, Afghanistan June 25, 2017.

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in coastal areas of Karnataka, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uthara Kannada.

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