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How Iran Is Celebrating Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is one of the biggest holidays for Muslims around the world. The holiday is celebrated by over 1.6bn Muslims across the world. Living in Tehran explores how Iranians celebrate the holiday. What is Eid al-Adha? Eid al-Adha or…

Bank Holiday in Iran: Eid e-Ghorban

According to the Iranian calendar, the next public holiday Eid e-Ghorban (feast of the sacrifice) will be on Monday, August 12. Eid e-Ghorban (Eid al-Adha in Arabic speaking countries), falls on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the final…