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Eid Mubarak | عيد مبارك | Eid al-Adha 2013 in Palestine – In Photos

Oct 14, 2013 | Updated Oct 15, 2013 Continuously updated with new photos What is Eid al-Adha? At the end of the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). What does Eid al-Adha commemorate? During the Hajj, Muslims remember and commemorate the trials and […]

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Father Atallah Hanna, Archbishop in Occupied Jerusalem slams Israel’s actions during Easter and Holy Saturday holiday

[ PIC 07/05/2013 – 11:03 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Father Atallah Hanna, Archbishop of the Palestinian Orthodox Church in occupied Jerusalem, strongly denounced the Israeli arbitrary measures that were taken last Saturday against the Christian worshipers as they were commemorating the Easter day and the Holy Saturday in the old city. In a press […]

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Israeli forces deploy in Jerusalem on Holy Saturday

Maan News Agency | May 4, 2013 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces deployed at the the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday as Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter, a Christian official said. Israeli police set up check points and deployed heavily in the Old City, said Dimitri Diliani, head of the […]

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Settlers desecrate Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

[ PIC 29/03/2013 – 05:36 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Scores of Israeli settlers stormed and desecrated the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Thursday morning, guarded and accompanied by Israeli forces. Local sources said that over 90 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, and started provoking the Muslim worshipers who tried to prevent the Israelis from entering […]

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Religion Under Siege | Christmas in Gaza: Israeli Military to Allow “Some” Gaza Christians to Leave for Holiday

500 Gazans to Be Allowed to Visit Bethlehem by Jason Ditz, December 18, 2012 | AntiWar.com Christmas in Gaza is likely as grim as most other days in Gaza. The situation is improving some with the latest ceasefire, but with the blockade still operating in parts, the tiny strip is a lousy place to spend […]

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Calls to stop Israeli violations against Palestinian prisoners during Eid

[ PIC 26/10/2012 – 02:16 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestine Center for Prisoners Studies called for a halt of Israeli brutal violations against Palestinian prisoners during Eid. The center wished, in a statement issued on Thursday, a happy and blessed Eid for all Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, nearly 4600 detainees, on the auspicious […]

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#PHOTOS | Eid al-Adha in Palestine

Oct 22, 2012 What is Eid al-Adha? At the end of the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). What does Eid al-Adha commemorate? During the Hajj, Muslims remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of the Prophet Abraham. The Qur’an describes Abraham as […]

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