Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates have congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on the advent of Eid Al Adha.
Ali usually marks Eid Al Adha with his family in the Gaza Strip by sacrificing a sheep, a customary annual ritual for those who can spare the cost.
A wave of excitement can be seen among many Muslim expatriate residents in the capital in view of the upcoming Eid holiday celebrations. The excitement is felt more among families with lots of children in the household and those hoping to sacrifice bulls and sheep.
Pilgrims clad in white robes signifying a state of purity spent the night in a sprawling encampment around the hill where Islam holds that God tested Abraham's faith by commanding him to sacrifice his son Ismail.
Till 12 noon on Sunday, the video had been viewed more than 3,50,000 times and retweeted 9,000 times.
Officers congratulated the Emirati military personnel while visiting several army units stationed in Najran and Taif, Saudi Arabia, which are part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition Forces operating in Mukalla and Khawkhah, Yemen.
Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid Al Adha religious holiday, which in Arabic literally means the "festival of the sacrifice" and marks the end of Hajj, the five-day pilgrimage Muslims undertake to cleanse the soul of sins and instil a sense of equality and brotherhood among them.
An uneasy calm is prevailing in Indian-administered Kashmir as people celebrate a major Islamic festival during an unprecedented crackdown after India moved to strip the region of its
Their Highnesses the Members of the Supreme Council, the Rulers of the Emirates have conveyed their sincere greetings on Eid Al Adha to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, wishing him good health and further prosperity and glory to UAE people.