Tag: Eid al-Adha

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Holiday Photos From Fatah’s Facebook Page Refer To Tel Aviv As ‘Occupied’

TEL AVIV — As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Sacrifice Feast, the Fatah movement led by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has posted holiday pictures showing PA officials visiting the graves of terrorists and depicting Tel Aviv as “occupied” Palestinian territory.

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Syrian Refugees Brave Home for Eid-al-Adha Muslim Holiday

For some Syrian refugees in Turkey – who find themselves hopeless, fearful, and concerned about their prospects and that of their family back in Syria – an end to their current predicament seems unattainable save for a return home for Eid al-Adha, one of the most important festivals on the Islamic calendar.

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Egyptian Novelist Jailed for Criticizing Islamic Custom on Facebook

JAFFA, Israel – The Egyptian novelist Fatma Naout has been sentenced to three years in jail for publishing a Facebook post criticizing the custom of sheep slaughter during the Muslim Festival of the Sacrifice (Eid al Adha). The court said