Eïd

The UN General Assembly Is Stuck in Negotiations... Over When to Take Its Holidays

Ian Richards | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
Ian Richards

The final vote needs to take place before Christmas, because it's a local holiday at our New York office and many others. The irony is that while the General Assembly's delegates have no plans to make Christmas a global UN holiday, they have still chosen it as a good time to go on vacation.

Faith Groups Lead the Way in British Charity Sector

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Religion and its practice may be dwindling in recent decades in developed countries, but religious drive for human benefit is still alive and kicking.

On Eid, Many Muslims Are Cash-Strapped, Thanks to Ruthless Travel Agents

Shamim Chowdhury | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Shamim Chowdhury

In short, any agent who is not registered and cannot provide anything in writing needs to be given a wide berth. Otherwise for many it could mean not just a ruined Eid, but also the trip of a lifetime.

Ramadan - One-Third Down

Shahzad Sheikh | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK
Shahzad Sheikh

Here we are again; the toughest, hardest, most blessed, bestest month of the year. Consider it ritual, consider it redemption, consider it habit, consider it a challenge, consider it a marathon - it's the one to dread, the one to embrace...

PHOTOS: Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

This week saw some extraordinary discoveries on planet earth, including an entirely new species of mammal called an olinguito. Photographed in the clo...

Iraq Car Bonbs Kill Dozens Celebrating Eid

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

Bloody violence across Iraq surged during the month of Ramadan, with a wave of car bombings killing 69 people and injuring 300 on Saturday as communit...

PHOTOS: Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

This week Muslims across the world celebrated Eid as the holy month of Ramadan came to a close. Herne Hill residents woke up to unexpected mass fl...

Christians and Eid

Julian Bond | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Julian Bond

I wondered how UK Christians might respond to Ramadan and Eid. Could British churches follow the lead of the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury in sending greetings to British Muslims? Apart from our most senior religious leaders, who have been trailblazers and pioneers of inter faith encounter, we have not seen such recognition of Muslim festivals. This is a new approach for a different era.

When Ramadan Comes to an End

Asad Dhunna | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK
Asad Dhunna

Twenty-nine days later. 29 long, hot, hungry days later. The end of Ramadan is here. And with it always comes a range of feelings.

Eid Al-Fitr 2013: Muslims Celebrate The End Of Ramadan (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of Ramadan are taking place across the world. Traditionally, the holy month of fasting ends with the sigh...

The Holidays Are Coming...

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.01.2013 | Home
Belinda Parmar

At Lady Geek, whilst we focus on women, diversity is what we are striving for and Diwali is a real missed opportunity for companies to broaden their relevance to the multicultural tapestry that is Britain today.

Violence In Syria Breaks Eid Ceasefire (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK

Bombings and fighting broke out on Friday in Syria, violating a weekend-long peace pact between government forces and rebels to allow celebration of M...

Eid Marked Across Muslim World (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

Friday marks the beginning of an important three-day holiday for Muslims across the world with millions across the world joining together to pray, wor...

Stunning Eid Pictures Show Worshippers

Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

These stunning images show Muslim pilgrims inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws thr...