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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

June 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi found himself in hot water during a hearing with the House of Representatives on Thursday, as lawmakers on Commission V

June 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 9, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian government will not change its decision to cancel this year's haj even if Saudi Arabia reopens Mecca and Medina for the annual pilgrimage, a minister has said.

June 2, 2020

Reuters - June 2, 2020

Nilufar Rizki, Jakarta – Indonesia has cancelled the haj pilgrimage this year for people in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation due to concerns over the coronavirus, the religio

May 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti and Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Mass prayers, big family gatherings and banquets fit for a king.

May 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 25, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Millions of Indonesians are celebrating the most festive time of the year in the country under partial lockdown.

Jakarta Post - May 25, 2020

Jakarta – COVID-19 patients at the Slamet Martodirjo regional hospital in Pamekasan, East Java, have demanded to be allowed to celebrate Idul Fitri at home with their families, with so

May 24, 2020

May 23, 2020

Digital Journal - May 23, 2020

Haeril Halim (AFP) – Indonesians are turning to smugglers and bogus travel documents to get around bans on an annual end-of-Ramadan exodus that could send coronavirus cases skyrocketin

Jakarta Globe - May 23, 2020

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Jakartans disobey Covid-19 warnings and flock shopping centers around the city to get the Idul Fitri essentials – new clothes, new shoes, cookies, and sweets to c

May 22, 2020

Jakarta Globe - May 22, 2020

Diana Mariska, Markus Junianto Sihaloho, Jakarta – Senior government officials have gone on social media to plead to Indonesians to refrain from visiting their families and relatives d

Jakarta Post - May 22, 2020

Jakarta – Some regional leaders are set to allow residents to perform mass Idul Fitri prayers despite the central government's announcement that such gatherings were against prevailing

May 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 19, 2020

Asip Hasani, Surabaya – The East Java administration has revoked its permit that allowed Al Akbar Mosque in Surabaya to hold Idul Fitri mass prayers following criticism from experts wh

May 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) and Muhammadiyah have advised Muslims in the country to avoid conducting Idul Fitri prayers in large congregations at mosque