| GEO World|
| Eid ul Azha being celebrated in Gulf amid several countries in world|
| Updated at: 1217 PST, Monday, December 08, 2008|
RIYADH: Eid ul Azha is being celebrated today in the Gulf amid several countries in the world with great reverence and religious dedication, while the faithful were offering sacrifices of animals in pursuance of Sunnat-e-Ibrahimi
Entire Middle East including Saudi Arabia celebrating Eid ul Azha today with all the religious faith and devotion. Millions of Muslims offered Nimaz-e-Eid in Masjid ul Haram besides a huge Nimaz-e-Eid congregation was held at Masjid-e- Nabvi in Madinatul Munawwara. Special prayers for the unity and welfare of Ummat-e-Muslima followed the Nimaz-e-Eid.
Besides, Eid is being celebrated today in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Palestine also. A large number of people attending the prayers in Masjid-e-Aqsa specially prayed for the liberation of the occupied areas. Stringent security arrangements were made on this occasion. After Nimaz-e-Eid, people offered ‘Qubani’ in pursuance of Sunnat-e-Ibrahimi.