close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


India-Pakistan troops exchange gifts as world celebrates Eid

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, is being celebrated across the country today

Community fast from dawn to dusk

Ramzan is observed as the community fast from dawn to dusk seeking forgiveness from the god for the past sins. 

The picture shows an Iranian Muslim woman reading a religious text during the Eid al-Fitr morning prayer at the Abdul Azim shrine in Shahre-Ray in southern Tehran on June 05, 2019.

(Photograph:AFP)

Eid: First day of the tenth month of Islamic year

The fasting ends on the first day of the tenth month of Islamic year which is celebrated as Eid.

The festival is celebrated by sharing a delightful dish Seviyan (Vermicelli) that comes under different varieties like Hath Ka Seviyan, Nammak Ka Seviyan, Chakle Ka Seviyan and Laddu Seviyan.

The picture shows people participating in prayer for the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr at the Independence Square in Accra. 

(Photograph:AFP)

Chand Raat: The 29th day of Ramadan

Chand Raat is the 29th day of Ramadan when Muslims keep an eye out for the crescent moon. 

The picture shows men performing the Eid-Gah, the prayer on the morning of the Eid Al-Fitr celebration at the Rasooli Masjid in Pretoria.

(Photograph:AFP)

Culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, is being celebrated across the country today. 

The picture shows worshippers offering prayers during Eid al-Fitr at the Velodrome du Champ Fleuri stadium in Saint-Denis de la Reunion, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion.

(Photograph:AFP)

Celebrations at Islam's third most holy site

The picture shows celebrations at Islam's third most holy site, in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Children gathered as Palestinian Muslims perform the morning Eid al-Fitr prayer near the Dome of Rock mosque at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's third most holy site, in the Old City of Jerusalem.

(Photograph:AFP)

India-Pakistan exchange greetings 

Pakistani Wing Commander Usman Ali (C-R) offers sweets to the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) commandant Mukund Kumar Jha (C-L) on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at the India Pakistan Wagah Border post about 35 km from Amritsar.

(Photograph:AFP)