Muslims in Asia Pray for Peace as Ramadan Holy Month Ends

Last day in absence of controversial cleric Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai, head of a local committee for moon sighting, most of the people were of opinion that residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the FATA might hold Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations with rest of the country.

"This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity".

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The second is Eid ul-Adha, called the "Sacrifice Feast". The special day started with Eid prayers in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Palestine and other Gulf countries, whereas, the crescent of Shawwal was not sighted in Oman.

Philippines police officers perform Eid al-Fitr prayers outside a mosque inside city hall compound as government forces continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City, Philippines.

Iraq's Sunni population also observed the festival on Sunday. gathered that Mrs Buhari also urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the President's well-being.

"May the noble ideals associated with Eid-ul-Fitr enrich our lives with peace, harmony and the spirit of humanity", he said in a statement.

For his part Hajj Mohammed said the month of Ramadan was marked by intense prayers, compassion, and generosity which will remain the mark of Islam.

Watch for the new moon.

Shawwal is the 10th month of the lunar Islamic calendar.

Mr Trump has been strongly criticised for his proposal in December 2015 to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. and also for his executive order as President to temporarily ban all immigration and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.

When is Eid al-Fitr 2017?

This year it falls on June 26th, 2017 and Ramadan Eid Mubarak 2017 to one and all.

"On this Eid, I wish that Allah's blessings light up the path oneness and lead to happiness and success", the governor said.

  • Leroy Wright