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Gurban Bayram, known in the Arab world as Eid al-Adha and sometimes as “The Big Eid,” is the Muslim feast of the sacrifice, commemorating Ibrahim’s (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his son.
For more than 20 years Saparmurat "Turkmenbashi" Nyazov ruled Turkmenistan with a tight hand, first as secretary-general of the Communist Party, later as president for life. His authoritarian...
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