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May 23 2020

President al-Assad receives congratulatory cables on occasion of Eid al-Fitr holiday

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday received a number of congratulatory cables on occasion of Eid al-Fitr holiday. President al-Assad received congratulatory a cable from First Sharia Judge of Damascus Mahmoud al-Maarawi, who offered his best wishes to President al-Assad, his family, and the people of Syria on this occasion. In the cable he sent, Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Mohammad Abdulsattar al-Sayyed expressed his best wishes and prayed to God to protect Syria and deliver it from the hardships caused by the Coronavirus. For his part, Justice Minister Hesham al-Shaar offered congratulations on behalf of …

May 22 2020

Sharia Judge od Damascus: Sunday is first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The First Sharia Judge in Damascus Mahmoud al-Maarawi said that Sunday 24/05/2020 is the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday. In a statement on Friday, al-Maarawi said that the waxing crescent that signifies the beginning of the lunar month of Shawwal was not observed on Friday night which is the 29th day of Ramadan, and thereby Saturday is the 30th day of Ramadan and Sunday is the first day of Shawwal and Eid al-Fitr holiday. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM