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Ramadan

A collection of news and information related to Ramadan published by this site and its partners.

Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Sugar Feast is the traditional cap to a Ramadan meal in Turkey

    Sugar Feast is the traditional cap to a Ramadan meal in Turkey
    Golden baked pastries drizzled with syrup served with rich clotted cream, crumbly homemade halvah with roasted pine nuts, baklava with a cheese filling served hot, custards sprinkled with rose water and ground nuts, strings of walnuts coated in grape...
  • O.C. Muslims welcome Ramadan in year of uprisings

    Ramadan began Monday with special significance for Orange County Muslims, who celebrated the democratic tide washing over Egypt and Tunisia but also expressed concern for those who remain in peril in Syria, Libya and other Middle Eastern dictatorships....
  • In Theory: Can Muslims shake off a negative image?

    Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
  • Why I became Muslim

    Why I became Muslim
    For Ramadan, the Islamic holy month that falls in August this year, we asked a few people in South Florida why they became Muslim and what it has meant to them. Here are the last two. Patricia Salahuddin Patricia Salahuddin teaches at the Design and...
  • On Faith: Ramadan a time for reflection and reconnection to God

    Thirst, hunger and fatigue shadow Muslims as they fast through the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar and is recognized as the fasting month for Muslims. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims refrain from food and...
  • Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

    Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan
    Muslims throughout Central Florida observed the end of the month-long Ramadan Tuesday morning through prayer and celebration. About 1,000 men, women and children filled the Sanford Civic Center with prayers, praise and genuflections as part of the Eid al...
  • Celebrating the end of Ramadan in Harford

    Muslims in Harford County celebrated the end of the holy month of Ramadan with a prayer ceremony Tuesday morning at the Bel Air Reckord Armory. As more than a billion Muslims worldwide celebrated completion of the month of Ramadan, Harford's Muslims...
  • Orlando-area mosques' 'pay to pray' parking fees outrage some

    Orlando-area mosques' 'pay to pray' parking fees outrage some
    Dena Al-Atassi has a strong attachment to the Masjid Al-Rahman, the mosque on Goldenrod Road her family helped establish in the 1980s. But this year she worshipped at home during the holy month of Ramadan, a personal protest against a decision by the...
  • Islamic group to host interfaith Ramadan dinner

    Islamic group to host interfaith Ramadan dinner
    In hopes of demonstrating how similar the values are that are shared by Muslims and non-Muslims, the Islamic Congregation of La CaƱada Flintridge again will host an interfaith Ramadan potluck dinner. The event will be held Friday, July 27, at the...
  • Shadia: 'Taraweh' is Muslims' opera

    The other night I struggled to come up with a simple way to describe the magnitude of "taraweh" — the extra prayers performed nightly during Ramadan. And then an enigmatic Muslim poet I know compared it — perfectly — to opera. There'...
  • Intersections: For Ramadan, camaraderie and gratitude at Glendale center

    On the first night of Ramadan in Southern California last week, the heat was taking its toll. The fans spun overhead in the dimly lit room as the first prayers were melodically recited by an imam who had made the journey from Diamond Bar. His voice and...