Pakistan dedicates Eid to Kashmir after India strips region of special status

ReutersOn Monday Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi traveled to Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, to offer Eid prayers at a mosque there. “(I) have come here to express Pakistan's solidarity with you,” Qureshi told worshippers ...

August 12th 2019


Amid 'disheartening Eid siege', Kashmiris try to reach loved ones

Aljazeera.comHer husband almost instantly snatched the cell phone: "Don't come to Kashmir, we will travel to Nepal to meet you after Eid," he shouted, referring to the ongoing Muslim holiday. Amid tears, the conversation between the mother and son went on for about a ...

August 11th 2019


Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha religious holiday

Aljazeera.comMillions of Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha religious holiday on Sunday. Eid al-Adha, which in Arabic literally means the "festival of the sacrifice", commemorates the story of the Muslim Prophet Ibrahim's test of faith. Muslims believe ...

August 11th 2019