Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today

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The end of Ramadan is marked by the key religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in which Muslim families worldwide gather for the "feast of breaking the fast".

While in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan Ramadan did not begin until May 28 and therefore will for the Eid moon on Sunday night.

The event scheduled to take place at the Taipei Travel Plaza near the Taipei Railway Station will feature a wide array of activities to celebrate the end of Ramadan, when people and families get together for prayers and fine food, the city's Department of Information and Tourism said. Organised either within one's home or in a public space, it is a time for grand eating and merrymaking.

The festival is celebrated over a holiday of three days and is additionally called Choti Eid, beginning on the day of Shawwal (tenth month of the Islamic date-book).

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After receiving testimonies of sighting moon in Peshawar, the local Ruet-e-Hilal Committee in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), chaired by clerics of Peshawar's Masjid Qasim Ali Khan, has announced Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday. Depending on when they spot the new moon, Muslim population of the world might begin to observe Eid either from June 25 or June 26.

Remember, these dates are only estimates, subject to moon sightings.

During Eid, Muslims will often buy new clothes for the occasion, and take part in festivals and celebrations.

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It's not like Christmas for Muslims because the day is a reward for and celebration of the month of discipline and reflection on what has passed. The committee did not receive any report about sighting the crescent moon.

"We are grateful for this kind gesture and we believe many households will have reason to celebrate during this Ramadan", he said.

Like most family holidays around the world, Eid can mean negotiating hard family relations, especially for newlyweds who are often faced with the dilemma of deciding whose family to have Eid lunch with. Gifts are exchanged, and Muslims convene at mosques to carry out Eid Prayer. Even more, if you want to sent or greet your loved one, you need to variety of EID Mubarak Wishes 2017 as well as Images to fulfill their mind by your single. While some Muslims wait to see the moon themselves, many either use the calculated time of the new moon, or base it on the declaration made in Saudi Arabia.

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