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Eid Al-Fitr عـيـد الـفِــطر Posted by on Aug 29, 2011

      Tomorrow is the day of Eid. E’id Al-Fitr عيد الفطر , often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan; the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). Eid عيد is an Arabic word meaning “festivity,” while Fiṭr فِطر means “breaking (the fast)”. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the…

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