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.

Martyrs’ Day

Martyrs’ Day We often do not find the time to commemorate the “unsung” heroes of our country. These are the people who have successfully fought the battles which our country has faced but have sadly perished all for the love of country. The martyrdom which our soldiers have exhibited as …

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Eid Al-Adha

Background The Islamic community celebrates two Eid celebrations annually, one of which is the Eid Al-Adha or the “Feast of Sacrifice.” Also regarded as the “Greater Eid,” it is a commemoration of the selfless act of Ibrahim in offering his son Ismail to Allah. The sacrifice did not push through …

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Afghan Independence Day

Background Afghanistan’s history is rife with forceful conquests. It’s ideal position between the Indian sub-continent, Iran and central Asia has appealed to many conquerors through the ages. The Persian King, Darius established his interest in the country first in 500 BC and was followed closely by Alexander the Great in …

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