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Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr

Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr

Muslims around the world are celebrating the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr, or “the festival of breaking the fast”, begins with the first sighting …

Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Muslims worldwide on Ramadan

Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Muslims worldwide on Ramadan

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has shared a post on the occasion of Ramadan holiday. The post says: “I sincerely congratulate the people of Azerbaijan and Muslims of the world on the …

Biden and his wife set table on occasion of Novruz holiday

Biden and his wife set table on occasion of Novruz holiday

U.S. President Joseph Biden shared a post on his Twitter account on the occasion of Novruz holiday. Biden, on behalf of himself and on behalf of his wife, expressed his best wishes to those who celebrate Novruz. "Jill and …

U.S. President congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Novruz holiday

U.S. President congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Novruz holiday

U.S. President Joe Biden sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Novruz holiday. "Dear Mr. President, I wish you and the people of Azerbaijan a joyous and prosperous Novruz Bayrami. …

Putin congratulates Austria on National Day

Putin congratulates Austria on National Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen and Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg on the occasion of the country’s National Day, expressing confidence that constructive dialogue between the two …

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

After a month of prayer, devotion and self-control, Muslims celebrate the accomplishment of their sacred duties during Ramadan with the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, or the Festival of Breaking the Fast. The festival is a national …

Putin sends New Year, Christmas wishes to Biden and Trump

Putin sends New Year, Christmas wishes to Biden and Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent Christmas and New Year wishes to incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden, the Kremlin reported Wednesday. "The Russian leader has sent congratulations to U.S. …

Numerous cars burned during New Year’s Eve in France

Numerous cars burned during New Year’s Eve in France

Vandals in Strasbourg, France, marked the start of 2020 by setting countless vehicles on fire. Police have not disclosed how many cars were torched, but a source told AFP that the figure was larger than the previous year. A number of …

Vladimir Putin sends New Year greetings to collegues

Vladimir Putin sends New Year greetings to collegues

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended his greetings on Christmas and the New Year 2020 to heads of foreign states and governments, as well as leaders of international organisations. In his greetings addressed to President of …

Azerbaijan’s Republic Day marked in Los Angeles

Azerbaijan’s Republic Day marked in Los Angeles

An event dedicated to the Republic Day of Azerbaijan and the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Service was held in Los Angeles.  Hosted by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the event was attended …

Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world will start celebrating eight-day holiday Pesach (Passover), associated with one of the main events of biblical history - the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their liberation from slavery. In the …

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the Festival of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar. On this day Muslims gather at a mosque for a common prayer and sacrifice an animal to honor the …

Putin congratulates Trump on US Independence Day

Putin congratulates Trump on US Independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated US President Donald Trump on Independence Day, a federal holiday in the United States, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.. "Putin has sent a …

Muslims all over the world observe Laylat al-Qadr

Muslims all over the world observe Laylat al-Qadr

Laylat al-Qadr — the 27th night of Ramazan — was observed all over the world Monday night. Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is in Islamic belief the night when the first verses …