May 24 2020

Syrians perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at homes as Eid takbeers broadcast in mosques

Damascus, SANA_ The Syrians on Sunday, for the first time, performed Eid al-Fitr prayer in their homes in response to the precautionary measures taken to tackle the Coronavirus(COVID-19) after the Jurisprudence Scientific Council of the Ministry of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) suspended performing it in mosques. The Mosques broadcast Eid al-Fitr Takbeers via the minaret as usual. The suspension of the Eid prayer, a measure that was taken by many Arab and Islamic countries, came in order to preserve the people’s health especially that the Eid prayer is usually witnessing great congestion which may lead to the spread of corona pandemic. …