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July 16, 2021

June 11, 2021

ABC News - June 11, 2021

Erwin Renaldi and Farid M Ibrahim – For many Muslims, performing hajj – one of the Islamic pillars – is a lifelong aspiration and one that is only possible for those who are financially

June 3, 2021

Straits Times - June 3, 2021

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia has cancelled the haj pilgrimage for people in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation for a second year in a row due to concerns over the Covid-19 pand

May 13, 2021

Jakarta Post - May 13, 2021

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – Muslims in Indonesia celebrated Idul Fitri, which marks an end to the holy month of Ramadan, under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic and health protocols that li

April 26, 2021

AsiaOne - April 26, 2021

Fatima Gud, a 54-year-old Indonesian widow, visits the Al-Mashun Mosque in the city of Medan, North Sumatra, almost every day during Ramadan – the Islamic holy month during which Muslim

April 20, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 20, 2021

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Ramadan is not all about abstaining oneself from eating and drinking. It is a time to reflect on one's spirituality and prayers.

April 13, 2021

Channel News Asia - April 13, 2021

Jakarta – Muslims in Indonesia began marking Ramadan with communal prayers on Tuesday (Apr 13) in a socially distanced contrast to the empty mosques of a year ago when Islam's holiest m

April 9, 2021

Tempo - April 9, 2021

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan announced Friday that restaurants were permitted to open longer during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as this would allow

April 8, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - April 8, 2021

With Ramadan just a few days away, we have established by now that getting a COVID-19 shot does not break one's fast, but what about getting cotton swabs shoved up your nose and down yo

March 17, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - March 17, 2021

Getting a jab of the COVID-19 vaccine will not break your fast, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) said, after concerns were raised ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

March 11, 2021

Tempo - March 11, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has urged the people, particularly Muslims, to take Ramadan this year as a month of self-revolution, including in receiving and resp

December 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 17, 2020

Jakarta – A joint security team consisting of 8,179 people from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Jakarta administration are preparing to provide security and e

November 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 2, 2020

Jakarta – Hundreds of Indonesian pilgrims landed in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, marking the first batch of Indonesians arriving for umrah (minor haj) following months of travel restrictions

October 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 30, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The Religious Affairs Ministry has established new criteria for Indonesians intending to go on umrah (minor haj) as Saudi Arabia is set to open its doors

July 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 31, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Millions of Muslims in Indonesia observed this year's Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice) under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic and health protocols that limited

July 30, 2020

Tempo - July 30, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta branch of the Indonesian Mosque Council (DMI) said there are 3,930 mosques and around 6,000 prayer rooms in the capital that will carry out Eid al-Adha pr

Jakarta Post - July 30, 2020

Jakarta – The COVID-19 pandemic has dampened the economic bounce normally spurred by the sale and slaughter of livestock for Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice), Religious Affairs Minister Fa

Jakarta Globe - July 30, 2020

Yudha Baskoro & Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Sacrificial animal traders are seeing a drop in sales ahead of the pandemic-ridden Eid al-Adha on Friday.

July 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 29, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – To contain the spread of COVID-19, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has called on all Muslims nationwide to maintain health protocols when celebrating

July 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has called on all Muslims living in Jakarta's red zones to avoid mass prayers during Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice), which is expected to fall on Jul

July 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 11, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Istiqlal Mosque in Central Jakarta will refrain from holding congregational prayers for the upcoming Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice) this year amid the COVID

July 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 1, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The Religious Affairs Ministry has banned the public celebration of Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice) in areas considered "unsafe from COVID-19" by their respect

June 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 26, 2020

Sri Wahyuni, Yogyakarta – Mosques have been urged to implement the COVID-19 health protocols if they decided to hold the qurban sacrificial ceremony to mark Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice

June 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 25, 2020

Sri Wahyuni, Yogyakarta – Indonesia's second-largest Muslim group, Muhammadiyah, has said that its members and Muslims in general may take part in mass prayers for Idul Adha (Day of Sa