Eid al-Fitr


Related to Eid al-Fitr: Eid al-Adha, hajj

Eid al-Fitr

 (ēd əl-fĭt′ər)
n. Islam
A festival that ends the fast of Ramadan.

[Arabic 'Īd al-Fiṭr, Feast of Breaking the Fast : 'īd, feast; see Eid + al-, the + fiṭr, breaking the fast (from faṭara, to split, break, break the fast; see pṭr in Semitic roots).]
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Manama, July 23 (BNA): Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)'s CEO Nabeel Al Mahmood, alongside with members of the Social committee of BCCI and other staff members visited the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB)'s Elderly Home in Isa Town and extended congratulations and cordial wishes to the beneficiaries and the Elderly Home's management on Eid Al-Fitr.
Amman / NINA /-- Jordan Agriculture Ministry confirmed that the export of Jordanian agrarian products to Iraq does not been affected by the Iraqi government's decision to sealed off border crossings with Jordan since the first day of Eid al-Fitr.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- Azerbaijani Muslims welcomed Eid al-Fitr (Ramadan Feast) in a high sprit by flocking to mosques and masjids to perform their prayer.
JEDDAH: The Supreme Court declared Thursday as the last day of Ramadan 2015 and Friday as the start of the Eid al-Fitr holidays.
KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah phoned on Thursday Omani Deputy Prime Minister Fahad bin Mahmoud Al-Saeed on the advent of Eid Al-Fitr.
Damascus, SANA -- President Bashar al-Assad received on Thursday a cable from the first religious judge in Damascus Mahmoud al-Ma'arawi confirming that Friday, July 17 th , 2015 is the first Day of Eid al-Fitr.
The crescent (hilal) will mark the start of the Hijri month of Shawwal, the first day of which is celebrated as Eid al-Fitr.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on Eid Al-Fitr, the President's press service said.
Riyadh, Shawwal 1, 1435, Jul 28, 2014, SPA -- Muslims performed this morning Eid al-Fitr prayers in Makkah's Grand Mosque, Al-Haram Al-Sharif, and in different parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri extended his congratulations to his counterparts in the Muslim countries on the auspicious occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
Riyadh -- The Shawwal moon has spotted in the night skies of Middle East as Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated in Middle East and Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia today (Monday).
Summary: British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher said over the weekend that Eid al-Fitr was an opportunity to reflect on how consensus, tolerance and moderation could be built in Lebanon and elsewhere.