13 mai 2021

Holy city of Jerusalem marks sad end to Ramadan - France 24


Dressed in sparkly new clothes and clutching balloons, excited children Thursday revelled in the Muslim Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Jerusalem's Old City. But days of violence lay heavy on their parents' hearts. As the first rays of sun began to break over the al-Aqsa mosque compound, the third holiest site of Islam, crowds of Palestinians gathered for the first prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. The three-day festival is traditionally celebrated with mosque prayers, [...]