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New York Mayor announces academic holidays on Muslim festivals
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NEW YORK: The New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has announced plans to implement a policy allowing public schools to be closed for holidays on biggest Muslim festivals including Eid-ul-Adha and Eid-ul-Fitr.




Meet the Burka Avenger, a fighter for female education
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A new cartoon series in Pakistan is turning stereotypes on their head. It’s centered around a woman who doesn’t wear a burqa in the daytime but puts one on to transform into the “Burka Avenger” – and what’s more, she’s fighting for female education.




Altercation at New York amusement park after Muslim women banned from rides for wearing headscarves
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A New York amusement park was temporarily shut down Tuesday after a large-scale altercation erupted between Muslim patrons and park rangers over a disagreement on headgear rules.




Eid Ul-Fitr 2011: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan
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Eid ul-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a three-dayIslamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). Eid ul-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month which follows Ramadan in the Islamic calendar.