Monday, October 18, 2021


Kelantan sees rise in number of patients at low-risk quarantine centres post-Eid

The quarantine and low-risk treatment centre at SMK Salor will be reopened while efforts are underway to identify a location outside Kota Bharu for another centre.

Sarawak livestock traders brace for low-key Eid

Between the Covid-19 restrictions and plunging livestock prices, they say they are struggling to survive.

Tens of millions gather for Eid prayers in Bangladesh

Record numbers of animals have been slaughtered for the festival.

Taliban in ‘defence status’ during Afghan Eid holiday

However they have stopped short of declaring a formal ceasefire.

49 arrested to aid probe into video of Eid prayers in Juru

The video had shown over 200 people conducting prayers in the parking lot and by the roadside.

Why do Muslims slaughter animals for God?

Perhaps one lesson for Muslims is that they should be cautious about obeying what seems to be the will of God and compare religious commandments with their moral sense.

Indonesians gather to pray for Eid despite virus surge

Indonesia has in recent days overtaken India and Brazil as a global Covid-19 hotspot and its daily death toll hit a record of 1,338 on Monday.

Rocket attack on Afghan capital as president gives Eid speech

The attack coincides with a sweeping Taliban offensive across the country as foreign forces wind up a troop withdrawal scheduled to be complete by Aug 31.

Nearly 30 killed in Iraq market suicide bombing claimed by IS

The bombing which came ahead of Eid celebrations was one of the worst in recent years.

Bangladesh lifts lockdown to celebrate Eid, alarming experts

Half of Dhaka's 20 million inhabitants could head back to their villages, taking Covid-19 with them, say experts.

Malaysian Muslims in Australia make lockdown sacrifices for Eid

This year, the 250,000 Muslims in the greater Sydney region will be confined to their own homes with no visitors allowed.

Relaxed SOPs for the fully vaccinated to be announced after Eid

DPM Ismail Sabri Yaakob says which business sectors to be given relaxed restrictions is also being discussed.

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