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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.

Prayers, fasting, Qur'an reading mark first day of Ramadan

Prayers, fasting, Qur'an reading mark first day of Ramadan

Prayers in mosques, reading of the Holy Qur’an in Muslim homes, and fasting from sunrise to sunset marked the first day of the holy month of Ramadan on Monday.