Despite events held by previous administrations from across the political divide, this year's Ramadan - which began on May 26th - passed almost unobserved by the White House.
President Trump broke with a recent White House tradition and neglected to host an iftar dinner to commemorate the holy month of fasting.
It was marked only by a statement published late on Saturday afternoon, coinciding with the end of the holy month.
Past presidents have welcomed Muslim Americans for a traditional Iftar dinner, which follows daily fasting from dawn to sunset.
Finally, we call on them to use this important occasion to pray for the government of Ghana under the distinguished leadership of His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as well as His Excellency Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to be able to deliver on the overwhelming mandate of the Ghanaian people.
The Indonesian government set June 25 for Eid al-Fitr this year. With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our commitment to honour these values. Clinton started the tradition in the latter years of his second term, while former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama continued to host the celebration dinners each year during their presidencies.
It is characterised by merrymaking, alms-giving and the observance of Eid Prayers to thank Almighty Allah for seeing Muslims through the holy month of Ramadan, during which time, they intensified their supplications and good deeds.
This month, about 100 Muslim activists protested against the USA president's divisive policies and rhetoric on Islam outside Trump Tower in NY.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request by his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold an event for the holiday. Other "symbolic" moves from President Trump include his travel ban on six majority-Muslim countries.
The FBI has taken control of the crime scene, which is located some 7 miles away from the White House in Washington , D.C. Three others, a GOP congressional aide, a U.S. capitol police officer and a lobbyist were also injured by gunfire.
On that same day, she was last seen on a surveillance video getting into a black Saturn at Clark and Goodwin in Urbana. The June 9 disappearance of Yingying Zhang (ying ying zhawng) is being treated as a kidnapping.
Mr Pyne downplayed the remarks, saying he was a supporter of same-sex marriage and criticising Labor for opposing the public vote. Mr Turnbull said the coalition recently had been able deal with complex issues such as schools funding and energy policy.
You can be sure there'll be a deal, (but) the deal I want is the free trade agreement, the customs agreement and so on". Asked if he had seen the Tories in such a 'mess" in the past, Mr Clarke said: 'I've seen nothing like this.
Which way this block tilts will mainly depend on the campaign strategy of the contestants of the ruling party and the Opposition . It also has a lead in nearly all states barring West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab, Tripura and Himachal Pradesh.
He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what US doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. Security Council resolutions and push for dialogue and negotiation, which has always been China's position on the issue.
The 81-year-old host of the festival made his comments at a Q&A at the Speakers Forum in the Green Futures area of Glastonbury . Renewal of the four submarines was backed by a free vote in Parliament past year , by a large majority of MPs.
The defendants denied wrongdoing and said they were just sharing food as part of their communal living practices. Barnhart said the agency is working to determine if the unidentified tipster will get a reward .
They have also insisted on imposing a monitoring mechanism which would report regularly on Qatar's compliance with the demands. Saudi Arabia and other nations have accused Qatar of inappropriately close ties to Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional foe.
The latest event comprised of 10 new satellites for Iridium that will uplift Iridium's NEXT constellation mission. In the process, it became the first booster to notch a launch from the West Coast and the East Coast.
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Chukwu added: "In all, 16 persons including the suicide bombers died in the multiple explosions while 13 persons were injured". A number of suicide bomb attacks by suspected members of the jihadist group have taken place in the capital of Borno state.
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It also noted that criminal gangs behind Albania's lucrative but illicit cannabis cultivation and trafficking remained at large. Election authorities said the partial count pointed to the Socialists winning 73 seats in Albania's 140-member parliament.
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