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EGP 22.29bn were withdrawn within 5 days before Eid holiday, EGP 9.15bn in 4 days afterwards
During the Eid, families that can afford to sacrifice a ritually acceptable animal (sheep, goat, camel, or cow) do so and then divide the flesh equally among themselves, the poor, and friends and neighbours.
Ministry provides autonomous diesel-generator units to ensure stable service in coastal cities, resorts
With only few days left until Muslims’ Eid Al-Adha comes, Egypt’s streets get filled with sheep and cows waiting to be slaughtered, duo to Islamic rituals. Sheep trade flourishes this time of the year with thousands of Egyptians heavily purchase them. Daily News Egypt’s crew spent a day in one of the sheep’s temporarily …
Such celebrations regularly disturbed by adverse events
Xpress Money records 20% boost in remittances received by the state during the Muslim bayram
High demand on Hurghada over national holiday due to Arab, local tourism turnout at concerts and events organised by hotels, says marketing manager
The broader index EGX100 also increased by 0.01%, registering 816.9 points
Harassment against women is a common occurrence during the Eid Al-Adha holiday
On Sunday morning, Egyptians celebrated the first day of Eid Al-Adha. Egypt’s streets turned into one big yarn filled with sheep and cows. According to Islamic belief, Muslims celebrate Eid Al-Adha by slaughtering animals in order to distribute their meat among the poor. This comes after the early morning Eid Al-Adha prayers. At 6am, Muslims …
Political activists were not among the prisoners who received the conditional release in honour of Eid Al-Adha
Accommodation in Alexandria ranges from EGP 700-1,700 per night; this price increase is due to higher operation costs in the past period, especially food products
Ain Sokhna and Alexandria have highest occupancy rate during Eid season, compared to inland areas, as they are cheaper and closer to Cairo
Interior and health ministries plan to secure people’s health and security during the holiday
Two ‘exceptional’ visits will be granted to prisoners on the occasion, until 31 October
Number of railway passengers reached 15.4 million
The rituals of the feast might confuse those who are not familiar with it
A car bomb attack killed at least 10 people in the predominantly Christian and Druze area of Jaramana, near Damascus
Russia had thrown its support behind Brahimi’s call for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s army and the rebels to lay down arms during the Eid Al-Adha holiday
Angry families fight with playground staff
The fighting came after the failure of efforts to impose a four-day ceasefire in the battle-scarred country for the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha, which started on Friday
After communal prayers at the beginning of Eid Al-Adha, celebrations continue with the ritual slaughter of animals and social gatherings. Children wear their new clothes bought specially for Eid while the family goes to the park or enjoys a cruise on the Nile.
Eid Al-Adha, also called the Feast of Sacrifice or the Greater Bairam, is one of two important religious holidays celebrated by Muslims worldwide.
President Bashar Al-Assad in a pre-Eid gesture issued an amnesty on Tuesday for all crimes committed in Syria “up until today.”
As the Eid Al-Adha holiday looms, incidents of sexual harassment increase
Thursday marks the most important day, when all pilgrims assemble in the Arafat plain outside Mecca.
Arabi met UN and League peace envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi on Tuesday for a briefing on his regional visit as efforts for a political solution to the Syrian crisis floundered.
Brahimi called on Monday for a temporary ceasefire during the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday starting on October 26.
By Mahmoud Salah El-Din Tarek Shaalan, Head of the food products companies sector at the Holding Company for Food Industries, said EGP 100 million have been allocated for investment in the year 2012-2013 to develop branches of the companies and open new ones. The development plan includes developing 45 branches of Nile, Ahram and Alexandria …