The Houthis have blamed shortages of basic goods in the import-reliant country on a coalition sea and air blockade on Houthi-held ports and Sanaa airport, which has eased under last year’s expired U.N.-brokered truce deal that has still held.
In the first three weeks of the fasting month, GEMA collected 20 tonnes of leftover food from Ramadan bazaars in the capital Kuala Lumpur, volunteer Umi Kelathun Abd Ghani told Reuters, adding the organisation works across the country.
There were differing estimates of the number of worshippers, with the Israeli police putting the number at 130,000, while the Waqf, the Jordanian-appointed Islamic organisation that manages the complex, placed the number at 250,000.
Ramadan’s 57-year-old accuser — identified only under the assumed name of “Brigitte” due to her concerns for her safety — left the courtroom before the end of the verdict was read out.
Amjad Hussain sits cross-legged on the colourful embroidered rugs of a suburban community centre to break his Ramadan fast with other men, but he longs for a day of feasting with his wife and children.
“It clearly shows the crimes of this dictatorship. When it shows the prisons, it reminded me of when I was arrested — but the reality is even worse,” said the teacher, now living in the rebel-held northwest.
People had gathered to receive about $10 each from a charity funded by local businessmen, witnesses said.
Wealthy people and businessmen often hand out cash and food, especially to the poor, during Ramadan.
Ukraine foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wishes all Muslims a happy Eid
‘May all of your prayers be answered, and your homes be filled with peace and harmony,’ he added.
Statements from Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iraq’s highest Shiite authority, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, said Eid would start on Saturday in their countries.
In the age of alarm clocks and smartphones, Sahar Khans are less of a necessity, but it adds an essential element to the festivities leading up to the Eid festival at the end of the month, residents said.
The festival this year is likely to fall on Saturday.
“Tomorrow, Friday, is the first day of Eid al-Fitr for this year,” with Thursday the last day of the holy month of Ramadan, the official Saudi Press Agency said on its Twitter account, citing a royal court statement.
The last time I broke fast with them was back in 2010,” the 50-year-old Pakistani asylum seeker tells AAP in western Sydney. “I have been away from my family for 12 years.
Among those in need, more than 17 million are considered particularly vulnerable. More than 21 million people in Yemen – a staggering two-thirds of the country’s population – need help and protection, according to the U.N.
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Srinagar is at the centre of an insurgency by Muslim militants since 1989. The militants have waged a decades-long war against Indian rule and tens of thousands of people have been killed although the violence is now dwindling.
The tragedy was Yemen’s deadliest in years that was not related to the country’s long-running war, and came ahead of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan later this week.
The Houthi health ministry said 77 people were injured, including 13 in a critical condition, in the charge that occurred during the distribution of the cash collected in the final days of the Muslim fasting holy month before the Eid al Fitr festivities.
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A British doctor was shot in the leg while trying to rescue his mother in Sudan as the country descended into chaos, his daughter has revealed.
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