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Oman extends Eid Al Adha holidays until August 6

Earlier, Oman had announced a five-day holiday from July 30 until August 3

UAE increases mosque capacity to 50%; Eid Al Adha prayers to be done at home

Eid Al Adha prayers would be conducted at homes and takbeers broadcast through visual and audio means

Eid Al Adha 2020: UAE announces holidays for public sector

Public offices will be closed from Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 2

Indonesia pulls out of Hajj this year on virus concerns

More than 220,000 people from the country were expected to participate in this year’s Hajj

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Saudi Arabia urges people to offer Eid prayer at home

Eid Al Fitr is expected to fall on May 23 or 24, subject to sighting of the moon

Ramadan likely to begin on April 24, Eid dates forecast

The month of Ramadan is anticipated to last for 30 days this year

Egypt bans Ramadan gatherings, public iftars – reports

The committee of scholars at Cairo’s al-Azhar university added that people should still fast as the ritual had no link to coronavirus

Dubai’s Islamic Affairs department to sterilise 800 mosques

The sterilisation programme has already covered 200 mosques in Dubai