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Ramadan

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Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Leopards' Basil: Where faith, football coexist

     
    As I watched Tahir Basil at work during the Lafayette football team’s spring game, jumping around wildly every time he made a big play, I predicted that he would be whistled for his share of celebration and taunting penalties during......
  • Afghanistan: Attack targeting U.N. refugee agency kills five

     
    Attack in Afghanistan. An insurgent attack near a U.N. compound in the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar killed at least five people on Monday....
  • Many Iranians didn't fast for Ramadan, police chief says

     
    Ramadan in Tehran: Iran’s police chief estimates that as many as half of Tehran’s citizens eschewed fasting during the month of Ramadan, the Iranian media reported Monday....
  • At least 8 dead in ethnic fighting in western China

     
    Contradictory claims about incident in western China that left at least eight dead....
  • Southern California date growers scramble to fill Ramadan orders

    Southern California date growers scramble to fill Ramadan orders
    In June, the calls to Dennis Jensen's Riverside County date farm began to pick up. By July, he said, the calls took on a more urgent nature: "Send me some dates; save me!" Wholesalers and grocers were rushing to put their orders in for Ramadan, the...
  • 5 things non-Muslims should know about travel during Ramadan

    5 things non-Muslims should know about travel during Ramadan
    Ramadan is the holy month in which Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. The tradition can present some surprises for non-Muslim tourists who find themselves traveling in Islamic countries during this time of fasting. Here's what to expect. •Ramadan is...
  • Remarks of President Barack Obama: Ramadan Message

    On behalf of the American people – including Muslim communities in all fifty states – I want to extend best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world. Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is the month in which Muslims believe the Koran was revealed to the...
  • Muslims fear runaway girl's case will fuel religious hatred

    From the sidelines, the Muslim community watches the saga of Fathima Rifqa Bary with sadness and weariness. What looks to many Muslims like a family squabble between Muslim parents in Columbus, Ohio, and their runaway daughter in Orlando has become...
  • First the votes, now the complaints pile up in Afghanistan

    First the votes, now the complaints pile up in Afghanistan
    In a low-slung building tucked behind concrete blast barriers on the edge of the Afghan capital, the plain brown envelopes are opened one by one, and the complaint forms inside smoothed out and scrutinized by weary-eyed workers. One handwritten account...
  • Canned lentils inspire

    Unless you are really good at planning ahead, the weeknight kitchen is no place for dry beans and lentils. Most bean varieties take hours of soaking before you can even begin cooking. Lentils can soften in about an hour, but during the week even that's...
  • Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan defends his views

    Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan defends his views
    Liberal Muslim or closet fundamentalist? Peaceful intellectual or militant in sheep's clothing? Tariq Ramadan has been called all these things -- and more -- by his friends and foes. Whatever the truth, the Swiss-born Oxford University professor ranks...