(Reuters) Saudi Arabia’s regional rival Iran expressed outrage at the deaths of 131 of its nationals at the world’s largest annual gathering of people while politicians in Tehran suggested Riyadh was incapable of managing the event.
Articles tagged “Eid al-Adha”
(Reuters) An ancient castle in an Austrian village somewhere between Vienna and Hungary is not where you might expect to see an Islamic celebration.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Putting aside bitterness and engaging in coexistence work, a group of Jews, Christians and Muslims gathered to better understand Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which coincide this week.
The Lunar New Year joins a slate of Christian, Jewish and Muslim holy days when public school students will have a day off to celebrate.
NEW YORK (Reuters) Hindu activists said the decision to not also include Diwali as a school holiday was “beyond disappointing.”
(RNS) You’ve heard of the scapegoat, right? Here’s how it fits into the overlap of Yom Kippur, Eid al-Adha and St. Francis of Assisi.
(RNS) Two petitions urging the federal government to close schools on the two Eid holidays sparked spirited debate in the Muslim community. Both failed to amass enough signatures.
(RNS) Instead of going to the markets, Pakistani and Bangladeshi customers prefer websites that show photographs of live cows and goats for sacrifice.