Indonesia will ban the mass exodus tradition, locally known as 'mudik,' at the end of the Muslim fasting month in May in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the Southeast Asian country, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday.
Days before the Holy Month of Ramadan begins, the Islamic world is grappling with an untimely paradox of the new coronavirus pandemic: enforced separation at a time when socialising is almost sacred.
In the heart of Egypt's capital, shoppers pack sweet shops and grocery stores to stock up for fast-breaking during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, shrugging off fears about the new coronavirus.
For Muslims in the United States, there is no other time more centered around gathering in congregation than the holy month of Ramadan.
Alarmed by how the coronavirus pandemic has left many Indonesians destitute, a group of volunteers is providing free meals to vulnerable daily wage earners in their neighbourhoods
Former Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim has deleted her Twitter and Instagram accounts after being heavily trolled for quoting from the Quran while talking about locust attacks.
in makeshift metal homes in a camp in Mogadishu, women wrapped in brightly patterned scarves are making savoury pastries and mixing flour for flatbreads.
"We've consistently said that it will be taking place by the end of May. We are approaching the end of May. So it will be happening shortly," spokeswoman Liz Throssell told reporters.
In a press release, MWL Secretary-General and Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars Sheikh Dr. Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa commended efforts exerted by Saudi Arabia to achieve such critical outcome for the benefit of the Yemeni people.