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Waiting time for Fajr, Asr prayers increased

Waiting time for Fajr, Asr prayers increased

The Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Islamic Affairs has increased the time between Azan (call for prayer) and Iqamah (prayer) to 20 minutes for the dawn (Fajr) and afternoon (Asr) prayers in mosques from Wednesday (Sept 16).

Friday prayers in 200 more mosques

Friday prayers in 200 more mosques

With the Covid-19 restrictions being lifted, 200 additional mosques will host Friday prayers, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced.

Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

When Yunus Genc prays on Friday at Hagia Sophia, it will mark the triumphant culmination of decades-long efforts by Islamist-rooted groups like his to convert the ancient monument ...

Prayers at mosques remain suspended: Awqaf

Prayers at mosques remain suspended: Awqaf

Prayers at mosques across Qatar shall continue to remain suspended, the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has clarified on Thursday.

Eid prayers

Eid prayers

Eid al-Fitr prayers were held on Sunday exclusively in the presence of 40 worshippers including imams, muezzins and staff of the Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab Mosque ...

Iran to allow Eid Al-Fitr prayers in open spaces

Iran to allow Eid Al-Fitr prayers in open spaces

Iran announced on Sunday that it will allow Eid Al-Fitr prayers to be held in open spaces in all Iranian cities.

Over 100,000 worshippers perform Eid al Adha prayers at Al-Aqsa

Over 100,000 worshippers perform Eid al Adha prayers at Al-Aqsa

Over a 100 thousand worshippers performed Eid al Adha prayers Sunday at Al-Aqsa Mosque amid repeated calls to stay inside it, in anticipation of settlers' calls to storm it.

Rainfall hampers rescue for children stuck in Thai cave

Rainfall hampers rescue for children stuck in Thai cave

The young football team, aged between 11 and 16, have been stuck in the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand since Saturday night after monsoon rains blocked the main entrance.

Peace for Eid as Afghanistan observes ceasefire

Peace for Eid as Afghanistan observes ceasefire

Sohrab Ahmad, who earns money polishing shoes outside the mosque, said he could not remember an Eid without fighting.

Assad makes rare appearance for Eid prayers

Assad makes rare appearance for Eid prayers

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad made a rare public appearance outside Damascus on Friday for morning prayers marking the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, state media reported.

Anxious prayers for ailing Thai king outside hospital

Anxious prayers for ailing Thai king outside hospital

Thais flooded social media with digital prayers while crowds kept vigil outside a Bangkok hospital for ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday as the deeply polarised nation faces the prospect of losing its figure of unity.

Piety and brotherhood mark Eid celebrations

Piety and brotherhood mark Eid celebrations

Thousands of Qatar inhabitants, including both locals and expatriates, turned up for Eid al-Adha prayers across the country early morning.