Muslims celebrate Holy Adha Festival

Muslims celebrate Holy Adha Festival

Muslims celebrate Holy Adha Festival
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Orient Net
Date: 2018-08-21 05:40
Syrians and Muslims across the globe are celebrating Eid al-Adha, Islam’s most revered observance, on Tuesday (August 21).

Eid al-Adha commemorates the Quranic tale of the Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedience to God. Before he could carry out the sacrifice, God provided a ram as an offering.

Muslims celebrate the Adha, Arabic for “sacrifice,” by slaughtering domestic animals like sheep and distributing the meat to the poor, as a symbol of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his only son

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Assad regime has not observed the sacred occasion of Eid al-Adha as its terrorists and militiamen continue attacking civilians in the opposition-held areas during the occasion. 

After the guarantor Syria states reached a de-escalation deal in the Astana, relative calmness is observed in the remaining opposition-held Idlib and the Euphrates shield areas.   

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