Muslims Worldwide Celebrate Eid al-Fitr Marking the End of Ramadan

Muslims in Iran and numerous countries are commemorating the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan with the celebration of Eid al-Fitr.

Iran (IMNA) - The festivities ensued after the new moon of the lunar month of Shawwal was sighted the previous night. In Iran, Naqareh drums were played at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, in Mashhad, with worshippers participating in Eid prayers across the nation. In Tehran, people gathered at the Imam Khomeini Mosalla to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers, led by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

Muslims Globally Celebrate Eid al-Fitr Marking the End of Ramadan

A myriad of countries, including Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Yemen, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, Senegal, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Mauritania, are celebrating Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday. This significant religious holiday is observed by Muslims worldwide, signifying the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting throughout the entire month of Ramadan.

Eid al-Fitr commences with the onset of the 10th lunar calendar month of Shawwal, which is determined by the sighting of the new moon as reported by local religious authorities. The occasion includes a specific Salat (Islamic prayer) that is performed in an open field or large hall, with a congregation of believers in attendance.

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