Quad City Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr at TaxSlayer Center

"Melania and I wish Muslims across the United States and around the world a blessed Eid al-Fitr", Trump said in a statement released by the White House press secretary's office. Read Also: Eid 2018: Special Phirni recipesto spread the cheer this season Eid-ul-Fitr symbolises peace and brotherhood.

Eid al-Fitr has a particular Salat (Islamic prayer) which is generally offered in an open field or a large hall with congregation in attendance. According to the Gazi Council, 5-10 manats should be given by each person.

At 8 a.m., Friday, more than 200 people were gathered at the Taipei Grand Mosque to perform Eid prayer, amid the morning drizzle.

"If the crescent is sighted by Muslims of impeccable character on the said evening, His Eminence would declare Friday, 15th June, 2018 as the first day of Shawwal and the day of 'idul fitr".

Oshana Yusuf, a 77-year old Christian resident of Baze began to visit his Muslim neighbors' homes on Friday, the first day of the three-day celebration, along with his family.

In Malaysia and Indonesia, the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has announced that the Eid celebrations will start tomorrow.

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President George Manneh Weah has reaffirmed his Government's unwavering support, commitment to the Islamic Community and to the promotion of religious tolerance here, in his message wishing the entire Muslim Community a Happy Eid Mubarak.

Muslims across the country are celebrating Eid al-Fitr with religious gusto today.

"After a month of fasting and reflection, Eid is a time for Muslims to come together to feast, celebrate, and share their good fortune with others".

"It is remarkable that this year's Ramadan days coincide with the celebrations of the centenary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the first secular democratic state in the Muslim East".

What does Eid Mubarak mean?

During this festival, money is also paid to the poor and needy as an obligatory act of charity. Gifts are frequently given-new clothes are part of the tradition-and Eidi (Eid gifts) is given by elders.

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