World Bulletin / News Desk
Imam of Kaaba, Sheikh Maher al-Muayqali prayed for all Muslims living under tyranny, beginning with the ones in Syria, following the tarawih prayer on Saturday.
All hands were opened in prayers for Syria at the Kaaba on Saturday.
Thousands of Muslims said "amen" in tears as Sheikh al-Muayqali performed a qunut prayer so the bloodshed in Syria ended.
Al-Muayqali began his prayer by saying "My Allah, we hold you, all angels, and creatures on land and in the skies as witness that you are the only God, that there is no other God, and Muhammad is your subject as well as your prophet".
The emotional moments of Muslims saying "amen" to each prayer of al-Muayqali were reflected on screens.
"God, do away with the problems of Muslims in the world," al-Muayqali cried to God.
"Oh, our Lord who hears us, who knows everything we hide and openly state, the holder of eternal mercy and benevolence, our God, correct the situation of the Muslims under tyranny in Myanmar, Palestine and Syria as you are the one with most mercy. My God, help them get rid of problems, end their bloodshed, give cure to their patients, make their poor rich, have mercy on their dead, and help their works," al-Muayqali said in his prayer.
"Protect them from evil that may come from their right, left, from the above and beneath. My God, I complain to you about the Jews, the tyrants and the lustful. Undo their unity and decrease their strength. My God, make us part of those whose prayers get accepted," al-Muayqali also said in his prayer.
Muslim individuals and companies in the UK are having their HSBC accounts closed for no reason.
Buddhist Nationalist circles called for a boycott of Ooredoo amid a wave of anti-Muslim hate speech.
Cham Muslim minority believed to have come to Cambodia from ancient kingdom of Champa in what is now Vietnam centuries ago.
Muslims currently account for between 5 and 12 percent of the country's total population of roughly 14.2 million.
Celebratory gunfire heard across Mindanao island following sighting of crescent marking end of Ramadan month of fasting
Muslims performed prayers at open grounds and parks that were filled with worshippers donning white attire.
President of the Addis Ababa Islamic Affairs Supreme Council called on the faithful to pursue peace in the country, blaming "foreign elements" and "non-Muslims" for recent clashes between Muslim protesters and police in the Ethiopian capital.
An ongoing Israeli offensive on the blockaded Gaza Strip also dominated the Muslim prayer
Addressing worshippers at the Al Zarah playground in Juba, Sheikh Juma Said Ali, the chairperson of Central Equatoria Muslim Council, called for peace and stability in South Sudan.
In the main sermon at Cairo's Al-Azhar mosque, the preacher called for supporting the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip
Saleh and incumbent President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi performed the prayer at the Al-Saleh mosque in the capital Sanaa.
Commodity price hikes in Juba have been exacerbated by the looming Muslim Eid holiday, local traders and shoppers say
Five countries – Oman, Morocco, Gabon, Tanzania and Azerbaijan - have so far announced that Eid al-Fitr will start on Tuesday
The feast is due to start on Monday in Gaza as well as in some other Islamic countries
Monday has been declared a national holiday by the Interior Ministry
The confusion was set earlier Saturday when JNI spokesman Khalid Abubakar said in a statement that Sunday could mark the start of Eid al-Fitr if the new moon was sighted.