Eid al-Adha


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Eid al-Adha

 (əl-ä′də, -äd′hä)
n.
The 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijjah in the Islamic calendar, celebrated as a holiday commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.

[Arabic 'Īd al-'Aḍḥā, Feast of the Sacrifice : 'īd, feast; see Eid + al-, the + 'aḍḥā, sacrifice (from 'aḍḥā, to become visible, since the sacrifice is performed soon after the sun rises; see ṣ́ḥw in Semitic roots).]
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Kuwait's humanitarian initiatives and projects serving Syrian refugees in Lebanon involve bread, Ramdan meals and Eid Al-Adha meat as well as clothing, he pointed out.
HM the King congratulates Saudi Monarch on Saudi National Day, and exchanges with him Eid Al-Adha greetings.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Muslims across Turkey on Tuesday welcomed the four-day Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) with millions of people paying visits to loved ones and many others slaughtering animals as a reminder of the prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael to God as an act of obedience and submission.
Draped in her Abaya, she recollected the last time she celebrated Eid al-Adha with her husband before he died.
September 21, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The European Union (EU) has pledged to provide basic food, shelter and drugs to the needy in the conflict areas in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) next Thursday.
21 (SUNA)- President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will receive the congratulations on Eid Al-Adha occasion in the second day of Eid Al-Adha at 10.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in separate messages congratulated leaders of the Muslim world on the advent of Eid Al-Adha (Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, marking the end of the Hajj season).
Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz inspected the prisons in Malaz and Haer on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha and said that the inmates are receiving good services and treatment from jail authorities.
President Emomali Rahmon has congratulated the people of Tajikistan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice.
Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions will remain closed for five days from October 5 in view of Eid al-Adha, a circular issued by Qatar Central Bank (QCB) shows.
For many Yemenis, the end to the Eid Al-Adha holiday meant returning to work and worrying about paying off holiday-related debts.
Summary: During the celebration of Eid al-Adha, Muslims in Kurdistan commemorated and remembered Abraham's trials by slaughtering thousands of sheep, goats and cows.