Id al-Fitr

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a Muslim day of feasting at the end of Ramadan

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Birmingham Churches Together has officially recognised the coincidence of Christmas and the Muslim festival of Id al-Fitr in a joint letter to mosques across the city.
The rebels appear to have hoped the start of the Muslim holiday of Id al-Fitr and the government's announcement of a unilateral suspension of fighting on Sept 25 would give them the element of surprise.
The explosion occurred just a day before Muslims in Indonesia celebrate Id al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan.
So in Islam the lunar month and the calendar month coincide, and the new moon is eagerly awaited, especially at the end of the month of Ramadan when its sighting means that the celebrations of Id al-Fitr can begin.
Eid-ul-Fitr, "Eid-ul-fitr", Eid al-Fitr, Id-ul-Fitr, or Id al-Fitr (Arabic: CA[euro] ae[euro][macron] [euro]*aaau[euro][cedilla][euro] 'y[logical not]du l-Fi[sz] [degrees]r), often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).