The UAE has seen a considerable rise in the cases of COVID-19 infections and deaths during the last three holidays. The last three holidays include this year's Eid Al Fitr, the New Year's holidays, and last year’s Eid Al Adha.
The UAE Emergency and Crisis team on Tuesday announced that all the mosques and the Musallah across the UAE are allowed to conduct Eid Al Adha Prayers. It also announced strict protocols to be followed by all going for the prayers.
Brig. Marwan Abdul Karim Julfar, deputy director of the General Department of Punitive and Correctional Institutions (DPCI) in Dubai said the department set the first and second day of Eid Al Adha to visit inmates, from 8am to noon, during official working times.
Sharjah Charity International provided 10,000 Iftar meals to workers in the Sajaa Industrial Area on Monday as part of the initiatives of its campaign on Eid Al Adha.
The teams of the Sharjah Charity has examined the number of sacrificial animals, estimated at about 3,300 within the country, to ensure that they are safe and free from all defects that prevent them from legally permitting the sacrifice.
Syria’s air defences on Monday intercepted an Israeli attack on Al-Safirah area of southern Aleppo, state media reported, a location where Israel has repeatedly hit a growing Iranian presence.
The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent cables of greetings to kings, presidents and Emirs of Arab and Islamic countries.
Despite the fact that the traditional zest of Eid was missing, they praised the government for its measures to control the virus.
Officials and media said at least three rockets hit but it was not immediately clear who was behind the attack. Interior ministry spokesperson Mirwais Stanekzai added there were no immediate reports of injuries.
India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are celebrating Eid under strict precautionary measures amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Eid celebrations in these countries, which will last till Friday, come at a time when a steady rise in COVID-19 cases has been witnessed and the threat of the Delta variant looms high.