Eid ul-Fitr Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. New York announces Eid holiday for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON: A city that experienced 9/11 nearly 14 years ago has added two Muslim holy days to its public school holiday roster, much to the fury of Islamophobes who blame the religion of Islam for the attack. Separately, Hindu groups in the US too are dismayed that the New York City administration has not included Diwali in its list while marking Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-al-Adha as religious holidays.

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  2. Link About It: Why Indian Food Tastes GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Cool Hunting

    Ask anyone if they want to get Indian food for lunch, and you'll probably hear a resounding "Yes." But why is Indian cuisine so delicious? After analyzing over 17,000 recipes, researchers have found scientific evidence.

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  3. NYC public schools to close for two Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Boing Boing

    The largest public school district in the United State will close for the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr. New York City public schools are closed for other religious holidays, including Christmas, Good Friday, Rosh Hashanah, and Yom Kippur.

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  4. New York City public schools to close on Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina approved adding two Muslim holidays to the official public schools calendar. That means, starting during the next school year, there will be no classes on Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr.

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  5. NYC schools buck majority to close on 2 Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | USA Today

    Students of all faiths in the country's largest school system won't have class on two important Muslim holidays starting next school year thanks to a nearly decade-long effort from New York City's Islamic NYC schools buck majority to close on 2 Muslim holidays Students of all faiths in the country's largest school system won't have class on two important Muslim holidays starting next school year thanks to a nearly decade-long effort from New York City's Islamic Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1G2ZCnB A crossing guard assists three Muslim school children at the end of a school day March 4, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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  6. New York City public schools to observe Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Students in New York City soon will be getting two additional days off school as the city's school system has decided to recognize two Muslim holidays.

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  7. Pope Francis Leads Thousands In Prayer At The Vatican For Christians Kidnapped By ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in prayer in St. Peter's Square for Christians and others who have been kidnapped or are victims of other "intolerable brutality" in Syria and Iraq. More than 220 Syrian Christians were kidnapped last week by the Islamic State group, with no word on their fate.

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  8. Vatican's Finance Czar Cardinal George Pell Defends Spending By His OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis' finance czar has defended the expenditures of his office following reports it had racked up a half-million euros in bills in the last six months. A spokesman for the Secretariat for the Economy, in a statement Saturday, said the expenses were normal for a new operation and below budget.

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  9. A Homeless Man, Willy Herteller, Was Buried At A Vatican Cemetery Usually Reserved For BishopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Switched

    A volunteer of the Italian association 'City Angels' speaks with a homeless at the Vatican on November 18, 2014. City Angels are volunteers who distribute food, clothes, blankets or sleeping bags to homeless persons.

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  10. Notions of minorities not valid in Indian context Govt delegation at White House summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Two Muslim boys hug each other while devotees offer Namaz on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr, in Gurgaon. Photo by Manoj Kumar/Hindustan Times

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  11. Pope Francis Honors St. Gregory Of Narek, A Revered Armenian Mystic And PoetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis has given a gift of sorts to Armenian Catholics commemorating the 100th anniversary of the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks, declaring a revered 10th-century mystic and poet, St. Gregory of Narek, a doctor of the church. The Vatican said Monday that Francis had agreed to bestow one of the highest church honors on Gregory after the decision was taken by the Vatican's saint-making office.

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  12. Pope Francis Slips Away From The Vatican To Work On 'Defects'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis is getting away from the Vatican for a few days and taking his advisers along, to work, as he put it, on fixing the "many defects we all have." Francis told tens of thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims in St. Peter's Square that he and top aides will begin a spiritual renewal retreat Sunday.

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  13. Pope Francis Calls For Ukraine's Ceasefire To Be RespectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis has called for Ukraine's cease-fire to be respected amid fresh reports by the Ukrainian military that separatist rebels were still firing on government positions and that Russia was sending in more tanks. He said he was praying for peace "and that all interested parties apply the agreements that were reached by common accord and that the principle of international law is respected."

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  14. The a Splainer: Islama s Sunni/Shiite divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Religion News Service

    The ' Splainer is an occasional feature in which RNS gives you everything you need to know about current events to help you hold your own at a cocktail party. Sunni and Shiite Muslims, two main sects of Islam, have been in conflict for more than a millennium.

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  15. Michael Morrell (CIA, CBS Division) goes on Charlie Rose with anti-semitism claims against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Daily Kos

    With respect to the recent war in Gaza: "Israel is a beast carrying out a genocide. She is a greedy wolf attacking innocent people.

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  16. Nigerian army says 300 Boko Haram militants killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | CBC News

    A Nigerian soldier stand guards during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria. The military says it's killed 300 Boko Haram fighters in an operation to recapture 11 towns and villages.

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  17. Boko Haram issues new threat against Niger, ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | News Times

    This is a Monday May 12, 2014 file photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, and shows their leader Abubakar Shekau speaking to the camera. Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a village on the shore of Lake Chad early Friday Feb. 13, 2015 marking the first such violence against the neighbor contributing the most military might to the regional fight against the Nigeria-based terror group.

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  18. Pope Francis Decries ISIS Beheading Of Egyptian Coptic Christians In LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Switched

    Pope Francis expressed deep sadness for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, departing from the script of an address on Monday to emphasize the unity of all Christians regardless of the denomination they follow. Addressing members of the Church of Scotland, the Argentine pope mentioned the killings which took place on a beach in Libya and were filmed and broadcast on Sunday by a website that supports Islamic State.

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  19. Pope Francis Gives New Cardinals Tough Love: Put Aside Pride, Jealousy And AngerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Switched

    Newly-elected Cardinal Julio Duarte Langa receives the red three-cornered biretta hat from Pope Francis during a consistory inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Pope Francis welcomed 20 new cardinals Saturday into the elite club of churchmen who will elect his successor and immediately delivered a tough-love message to them, telling them to put aside their pride, jealousy and self-interests and instead exercise perfect charity.

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  20. Noisy Buddhist Festivals Upset Locals In MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Switched

    MANDALAY, Myanmar While Myanmar's strict curbs on religious freedom continue to draw international scrutiny, its lax enforcement of noise limits is attracting the ire of locals. Residents of the densely populated cities of Mandalay and Yangon are demanding stronger rules and regulations to control the use of loudspeakers in the country's many religious festivals.

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