File- Egyptian security forces were deployed in vital places nationwide to secure the Egyptians’ celebration of Eid al-Adha- Press photo
CAIRO – 13 May 2021: Egyptian security forces intensively were deployed in the streets and main squares to secure the celebrations of Eid Al Fitr, according to a statement from the Egyptian Ministry of Interior.
More security forces and traffic police were deployed along highways, road axes nationwide, and fully connect to traffic operations rooms, besides activating the role of checkpoints, ambushes, and fixed and mobile centers. All roads and hubs.
Egyptians celebrate Eid Al Fitr (Festival of Breaking the Fast) amid stricter measures against the coronavirus pandemic nationwide, as the government decided to close public parks, and beaches to prevent gatherings.
Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims after fasting in the month of Ramadan as a matter of thanks and gratitude to God. Usually, Eid al-Fitr is a three-day holiday.
The word Eid is an Arabic word that means a festivity, a celebration, recurring happiness, and a feast. In Islam, there are two major Eids, namely Eid al-Fitr (Festival of Breaking the Fast) celebrating the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) which coincides with the Hajj and commemorates Prophet Abraham’s sacrifice of a sheep in place of his son Ishmael.
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