5 Coronavirus Patients Die In Bangladesh Hospital Fire

Five coronavirus patients died in a hospital fire in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Wednesday, a fire service official said. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, said Zillur Rahman, a fire service director. Firefighters extinguished the flames in about an hour, he said. Five bodies were recovered from the makeshift isolation unit of the United Hospital treating COVID-19 patients, he added The … Continue reading 5 Coronavirus Patients Die In Bangladesh Hospital Fire

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Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning

Muslims in Nigeria performed Eid al-Fitr prayers on Sunday amid the threat of coronavirus, and despite the warnings against mass gatherings. Boss Mustapha, head of the presidential team on COVID-19, warned against gathering of worshippers for Eid ul Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. “Gathering for Eid prayers at this time may affect the gains we have recorded in … Continue reading Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning

Al-Aqsa mosque to reopen for worship after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays

Masjid Al-Aqsa, the third holiest site in Islam will reopen to worshipers after the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Two months after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic, following a statement from its governing body on Tuesday, “The council decided to lift the suspension on worshipers entering the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque after the Eid al-Fitr holiday,” a statement from the Waqf organisation said, referring to the three-day holiday … Continue reading Al-Aqsa mosque to reopen for worship after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays

A different Eid – Muslims Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2020

This year Eid-ul-Fitr was unique and different. For one, it was on the same day around the world, only the third time in the last 30 years that has happened. And Secondly, in a lot of countries Muslims were urged to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid at home under lockdown this weekend. Traditionally the festival at the end of the month of Ramadan is … Continue reading A different Eid – Muslims Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2020