Curfew, Protests Mar Muslim Holy Day for Families in Indian Kashmir

By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India, Sept 13  – In Srinagar, Indian Kashmir’s main city, calls to prayer ringing out from mosques went largely unanswered on Tuesday, as families in the Muslim-majority region heeded a curfew that made celebrating Eid nigh impossible. Adil Lateef was an exception. The 22-year-old was able to slip out of his

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Saudis Tighten Their Belts for Eid in Age of Austerity

By Marwa Rashad and Reem Shamseddine RIYADH/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Sept 5  – A cartoon widely circulated in Saudi Arabia on Twitter last month showed three old men in traditional robes, named Unemployment, Prices and Poverty, looking down at a young boy with torn clothes named Salary. “When will you grow bigger like us?!” the men

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