Holidays

Holidays are a time to kick back and relax.

Below are some of the most popular holidays celebrated in the United States as well as a collection of others observed in the US.

Mawlid in Algeria

History Rabi-ul-Awwal is the third month of the Islamic calendar and 12th of this month marks the birth of the last Prophet of Islam. Mawlid is an Arabic word which means ‘place and time of birth’ but in Islamic literature Mawlid-un-Nabbiyi means ‘Birth of the Prophet’. It is believed that …

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Anniversary of the Revolution in Algeria

Anniversary of the Revolution in Algeria History The French ruled Algeria for almost 132 years, they invaded Algeria in 1830 and captured it. In 1848 they controlled Algeria and became an integral part of the Algerian government. Many of the Europeans migrated to Algeria and these migrants were called Pied …

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Ashura in Algeria

Ashura in Algeria Background The word Ashura means tenth in Arabic while literally translated it means the ‘tenth day’. Ashura is not observed as a festival or a day to celebrate with joyfulness and delight. It is a rather dark religious event which is witnessed by Muslim communities all over …

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Muharram In Algeria

Muharram in Algeria History Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar Awal (first). Muharram is celebrated by Muslims all around the world as it marks the beginning of a new Islamic Year. The era of Hijri started when the Holy Prophet Muhammad migrated to Madinah, as per the …

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Eid-ul-Adha In Algeria

Algeria’s Eid-ul-Adha Introduction The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, being a Muslim country, observes the two most important festivals of Muslims. The first is Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan and the second is Eid-ul-adha which is in the remembrance of the remarkable act of Hazrat Ibrahim which is …

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Eid ul-Fitr in Algeria

Eid ul-Fitr in Algeria Background According to the belief of Muslims Eid ul-fitr is a gift to them from God for the fasts that they observed during the Holy month of Ramadan. About 99% of the population in Algeria follows the religion Islam. People in Algeria are impatient for the …

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Labor Day In Algeria

Labor Day In Algeria Labor Day is celebrated every year around the world on 1st May in honor of working men and women. It is also called International Worker’s Day and it’s date was decided on 4 may, 1884 in Chicago by the Organization of labor and social parties (Second …

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National Youth Day

National Youth Day In Albania Introduction International Youth day is a day dedicated to the youth of the world. It is observed every year on 12 August and is recognized by The United Nations. Designed by the United Nations in 1999, the basic purpose and idea of International Youth Day …

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