Eid ul-Fitr Newswire

Eid ul-Fitr Newswire

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  1. Inflation slows on tepid demandRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Inflation slowed by 0.19 percentage points to 6.17 percent in August from the previous month mainly due to a fall in consumer demand after Eid-ul-Fitr. Non-food inflation slowed by 0.45 percentage points to 6.35 percent in August from July, although it was gradually rising since May and rose 0.65 percentage points month-on-month to 6.8 percent in July.

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  2. Fake currency gang bustedRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Daily Star

    Detectives picked up six suspected members of a forgery gang and seized fake currency notes worth Tk 1.2 crore in the capital's Mirpur on Monday. The arrestees are Badsha Mia, the gang leader, Abdul Jalil, Jaynal Khandakar, Bayezid Bostami, Mohsin alias Wasim and Md Sohag.

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  3. Tackle Indian challenge to help Hampshire hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Echo

    Indian Muslims offer prayers in the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, Saturday, July 18, 2015. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.

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  4. Keith Bedford/Globe Staff A man of fiery words and a fatherly presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Boston.com

    It is early morning on Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, and hundreds of Muslims are streaming into a recreation center in Roxbury to pray. They are Nigerian, Somalian, and African-American; the men in prayer caps and knee-length robes, the women in head scarves and flowing garments.

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  5. Embassy launches Kulinarya Qatar to promote PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Peninsula

    BY RAYNALD C RIVERA DOHA: The Philippine embassy is keen to boost Philippine tourism with the launch of Kulinarya Qatar, a first-of-its-kind initiative which utilises Filipino cuisine as a vehicle to promote the country as a leading culinary, tourist and business destination. "I have been in the diplomatic service for more than two decades and I've always believed that food plays a major role in promoting a country's national identity and culture," said Ambassador Wilfredo C Santos at the formal launch of Kulinarya Qatar on Thursday at InterContinental Doha The City.

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  6. Abu Dhabi Airport Handled 2.1m Passengers In JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Airport Business

    Aug. 27--Abu Dhabi International Airport's passenger handling set a new record of 2.1 million passengers in July. Not only did the total number of passengers traveling through the airport hit the two million mark for the first time ever, but the figure for the departing passengers alone also reach a record, with over a million travellers leaving from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

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  7. Hotel Occupancy in the Middle East And Africa Region Up 12.1% to 55.1% for July 2015Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Hotel News Resource

    Compared to July 2014, the Middle East/Africa region reported a 12.1% increase in occupancy to 55.1%, a 5.3% rise in average daily rate to US$159.10 and an 18.1% increase in revenue per available room to US$87.69. Hotels in the Middle East/Africa region reported positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to July 2015 data compiled by STR Global.

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  8. Donald Trump is headed to Nashville a " a city that attempted its own Trumpian immigration lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    Screenshot of sign posted outside a Nashville immigration law office in anticipation of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's August 29, 2015, visit. On Saturday, when Donald Trump lands at an airfield just a few miles from Nashville immigration lawyer Elliott Ozment's office and heads toward a restaurant hot-spot not far from downtown, there's a 50/50 chance that Trump's route will take him past Ozment's office.

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  9. 10 key events in Kazi Nazrul's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Daily Star

    The first poem Nazrul got published was "Mukti". It came out in the Bangiya Mussalman Sahitya Patrika in July 1919.

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  10. Is today's Islam ready for a reformation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Jersey Journal

    Where did ISIS or ISIL come from? And why are its followers so bloodthirsty and violent? Has the Islamic world become even more violent since 9/11? And are women second class Muslim citizens? Finally, is Islam due for a reformation to bring it into the modern age? These are just some of the questions I posed to Imam Mohammad Al Hayek, one of the three sheiks at the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center in Union City and one of the most erudite I have ever met. He has served this mosque for 15 years and is responsible for its steady growth.

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  11. Tourists in Lebanon run for the hills as trash crisis, protests continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Al Bawaba

    One out of five people planning to stay at Le Grey Hotel in Beirut canceled reservations due to street riots and security concerns. Street riots and the absence of Arab tourists dashed any remaining hope for the revival of the tourism season as many hotels reported a large number of room cancelations.

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  12. Muslims on the rise in India; Census alarms Hindu nationalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Religion News Service

    Muslims offer prayers as they are reflected in the stagnant rain water on a road on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr in Kolkata, India, on July 18, 2015. The Eid al-Fitr festival marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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  13. Summer festival boosts sales at many outletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: The ongoing Qatar Summer Festival which is heading towards an exciting close, has pushed up sales at participating shopping complexes. A glimpse about enhanced sales figures can be had from the fact that so far more than 70,000 raffle entries for various prizes on offer have been filled up and submitted by shoppers at various outlets.

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  14. Faith Matters: Is Islam ready for a reformation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NJ.com

    Where did ISIS or ISIL come from? And why are its followers so bloodthirsty and violent? Has the Islamic world become even more violent since 9/11? And are women second class Muslim citizens? Finally, is Islam due for a reformation to bring it into the modern age? These are just some of the questions I posed to Imam Mohammad Al Hayek, one of the three sheiks at the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center in Union City and one of the most erudite I have ever met. He has served this mosque for fifteen years and is responsible for its steady growth.

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  15. Gold becoming cheaper as demand yet to pick upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Gold is becoming cheaper as demand is yet to pick up after Eid Al Fitr, bullion traders and jewellers say. Yesterday, the pure 24-carat gold was available in the local market for QR134.76 a gramme and 21-carat gold at around QR120.

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  16. Over 180,000 visit Qatar Summer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Summer Festival has seen increase in the number of visitors compared to its previous edition, according to the main organiser Qatar Tourism Authority . Over 180,000 people have already visited Entertainment City since the festival was launched on August 1. Featuring new rides, games, stage shows and children's activities, Entertainment City is the highlight of the festival which runs until this month under the theme 'Colour Your Summer'.

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  17. The latest Iran revelation is utterly humiliatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Washington Post

    Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermon during the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Imam Khomeini Grand Mosque in Tehran, Iran. The day after a devastating take-down of the Iran deal from Sen. Bob Menendez , the Associated Press reports : Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect a site it allegedly used to develop nuclear arms under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out such work, according to a document seen by The Associated Press.

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  18. Injured AMISOM Soldiers, Families Go Years Without CompensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Voice of America

    Soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia patrol outside a Mosque during Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan at a Mosque in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 17, 2015. Last month, the United Nations Security Council authorized the African Union to maintain the deployment of its peacekeeping mission in Somalia, AMISOM, until next May. The Council also extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia, UNSOM until 2016.

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  19. Are Ayatollah Khamenei's Views of the Iran Nuclear Deal Emerging?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Wall Street Journal

    Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, greets the crowd during the Eid al-Fitr prayer ceremony in Tehran, on July 18. Since the international accord over Iran's nuclear program was announced July 14, many have speculated about the views of Iran's supreme leader. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has consistently supported and praised Iran's negotiating team-while never explicitly endorsing or denigrating the agreement.

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  20. Trying to deglorify violence in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Los Angeles Times

    The first thing Mansour, 10, and Fawad, 9, did when their parents handed them holiday cash was to rush to the corner market and buy plastic guns resembling a Glock and a Beretta. Dressed in their new Eid clothes, the pair spent most of the morning playing with their new toys on the streets of Kabul's Shahr-e Naw neighborhood.

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