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“Ramadan was Forgiving, but Eid May Not?”

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir Typically, Eid is anticipated to lower the political temperature, fostering exchanges of gifts, pleasantries, and visits among family, friends, and acquaintances. These interactions provide a valuable opportunity for frank discussions, idea exchanges, and strategic planning, often bringing even sworn enemies closer together. Within close family circles, Eid serves to bridge differences, reconcile belligerent parties, and resolve disputes. For the country, the entire month of Ramadan presented a mix of positive developments and challenges. On the economic front, the IMF approved the final tranche of the Stand-By AgreementRead More


Israel bombs Gaza during Eidul Fitr despite US rebuke

Israel bombs Gaza during Eidul Fitr despite US rebuke

GAZA, APR 10: Israel bombs Gaza during Eidul Fitr despite US rebuke. Biden labels Israel’s approach to the offensive a “mistake”.


Saudi King Salman urges end to Palestinian attacks in Eidul Fitr message

Saudi King Salman urges end to Palestinian attacks in Eidul Fitr message

RIYADH, APR 10: In a heartfelt Eidul Fitr message, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, extended warm congratulations to Saudi citizens, resident foreigners, and pilgrims. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), he emphasized the significance of stopping attacks on the Palestinian people, urging for prayers for their relief from suffering. Minister of Information Salman Al-Dosari relayed King Salman’s Eidul Fitr speech. In his address, King Salman expressed gratitude to Allah for the completion of the blessed month of Ramadan, praying for acceptance of fastingRead More


Pakistan marks Eid ul Fitr with prayers for oppressed Gazans

Pakistan marks Eid ul Fitr with prayers for oppressed Gazans

ISLAMABAD, APR 10: The Pakistani nation Wednesday marked Eid ul Fitr with prayers for brethren in Gaza, who have been facing death and destruction for the past six months at the hands of oppressive Israeli forces. At least 33,360 Palestinians have been confirmed killed in six months of war, which began on October 7, Gaza’s health ministry said in its latest update, with thousands more dead feared unrecovered in the rubble. Hamas is currently studying a ceasefire proposal put forth by Israel, but the group said it does not meetRead More