Russia Today’s website revealed that three Arab countries celebrate Eid al-Adha tomorrow, Wednesday.
These countries are Mauritania, Morocco, and Comoros, a remote Arab country locates in the Indian Ocean.
It is noteworthy that Eid al-Adha falls on Tuesday in eighteen Arab countries, most notably Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and Palestine.
Ten Arab countries allowed Eid al-Adha prayers to be held in mosques, and one country permits it in only one mosque, with an emphasis on precautionary measures, compared to four countries that banned them due to the epidemiological situation.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan, Palestine, Algeria, and Djibouti decided to hold Eid al-Adha prayers in mosques.
In Libya, prayers are limited to squares, while Bahrain allocated only one mosque for Eid prayers.
The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs stated that the Eid al-Adha prayer will be held “in the open Eid places of prayers in addition to the mosques while preparing them in accordance with the measures of Corona.”
In Kuwait, it was decided that the Eid prayer would be held in the mosques where Friday prayers were held, with an emphasis on preventive measures, including wearing masks and not shaking hands.
Qatar has approved the establishment of Eid al-Adha prayers in more than 900 mosques and chapels, while the UAE has set a time for Eid prayers not to exceed 15 minutes.
The Jordanian Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) stated that Eid prayers will be held in 4 major mosques in the capital, in addition to 1,019 mosques throughout the Kingdom, while adhering to health controls.
The Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories announced the establishment of the Eid al-Adha prayer, with his appeal to adhere to health prevention measures.
Algeria decided to hold Eid prayer in the country’s mosques while calling for a commitment to reducing the duration of prayer and sermons, and taking into account measures to prevent corona.
In Djibouti, it was announced that the Eid prayer will be held in chapels in the capital and in the provinces while ensuring the means of protection.