Eid al-Fitr in Iraq: Some worshippers defying government lockdown

Forced to forego ancient traditions this Eid, Iraqis use technology to mark the religious holiday, overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Iraq's government has imposed a lockdown for the duration of the Eid al-Fitr holidays, but not everyone is abiding by the rules.

    Some mosques are allowing in small groups of worshippers.

    Yet most Muslims are letting go of centuries-old religious rituals to help protect their communities from the virus.

    Al Jazeera's Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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