Muslims sacrifice sheep on first day of Eid

Ibrahim CHALHOUB Tradition dictates that Muslims donate cuts of mutton during Friday's Eid al Adha festival

History was made this morning as the GAA opened the doors of Croke Park to Ireland's Muslim community in order to facilitate the observation of Eid al-Adha.

Worshippers were asked to adhere to health and safety procedures, including social distancing, and to bring their own prayer mat to mosques.

In Sweden, Eid prayers were not performed in mosques due to the virus. "We have ensured that we are cautious that we don't hug each other". Several worshipers also assembled outside a mosque in the national capital's Usmapur area of Northeast Delhi as well.

Dr Umar Al-Qadri, chair of Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council, told the BBC he approached Croke Park after seeing Muslims in Germany earlier this year using an * a href="*/stories/236547?search_term=ikea%20muslims" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener" *Ikea carpark for Eid al-Fitr prayers.

He recalled how this year's eid is marked by the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The devotees were seen wearing masks and were seen maintaining social distancing as well.

In his Eid Al-Adha message of the Muslim community in Ghana, the President said it's imperative that they take advantage of the time to pray for the country as it laces its boot for the impending election. Post the sacrifice, devotees distribute the offering to family, friends, neighbours and especially to the poor and the needy.



Latest news

Taylor Swift Reworks Merch After Being Accused Of Copying Logo
The statement added that "no merchandise" with the similar logos had yet been manufactured or sent out. But it turned out that blues singer Anita White has been performing under the name Lady A for decades.

Staff member at Burnaby long-term care home tests positive for COVID -19
However, public health teams are continuing to support the ongoing outbreaks on Haida Gwaii, and at Fraser Valley Packers Inc. The province recorded 50 COVID-19 cases and an outbreak at another care home ahead of the Friday before the B.C.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 photos leaked
The smartphone, dubbed as MonsterSelfie, will challenge the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max , Realme X3 and Redmi K20 . Other features of note include Android 10 out of the box with Samsung's One UI on top and Widewine L1 certification.

Mertens disagrees with his president: Theres no problem playing in Barcelona
And Napoli are concerned over the safety of playing the match in Barca with De Laurentiis suggesting it should be moved to Portugal .

Football Moment that Left us Speech-Less.
With an 11- 0 score at the end of the game, Germany started the Shanghai Women’s World Cup with a world record win. Women’s World Cup 2007 Germanys women’s team opened the World Cup with a bang against Argentina.

Other news