Ramadan 2021 and Covid-19: are mosques open in my country?

SourceThe National

Every year before Ramadan commences, Muslims work to adjust their daily routine, preparing to fit in the taraweeh prayers, performed every night throughout the holy month. Usually, these special Ramadan prayers lasting more than an hour are performed in congregation, but with mosques either closed or operating at limited capacity this year due to Covid-19, many Muslims will be performing them at home. Other Ramadan prayer rituals will also be curtailed this year, with many countries banning i’tikaf – in which worshippers seclude themselves in the mosque for the last 10 days of the holy month. With over a billion Muslims planning ...read more...