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Ramadan

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Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Food FYI: Democrats fail to block food stamp cuts in farm bill

     
    Food FYI: Democrats fail to block food stamp cuts in farm bill...
  • EGYPT: Food prices rise again ahead of Ramadan

     
    As Egyptians welcome Ramadan this week, their spiritual harmony may be tested by the rise in food prices that has taken place immediately before the start of the Muslim holy month. A report by the Consumers' Protection Agency highlighted a......
  • In Syria, Ramadan is also a battleground

     
    In the bloodied and embattled country of Syria, even Ramadan has become a battle line, with the government and the rebels arguing over when it should start.The violence has shaded Ramadan this summer. As fighting continued to rage between government...
  • Many Muslims gain weight during Ramadan fasting

     
    The sun slips beyond the Nile and the fast is broken. As they have done for centuries during the holy month of Ramadan, Egyptians hurry home through the twilight to eat and drink after a long, scorching day. Fasting renews the spirit but it often does...
  • Murfreesboro mosque delays continue into Ramadan

     
    Muslims had hoped their controversial mosque in Murfreesboro, Tenn. would be ready for use by the start of Ramadan, but a permitting issue delayed once again the completion of the Islamic house of worship that has faced protests, vandalism and lawsuits....
  • Muslim athletes, fasting, and the Olympics

     
    Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirby writes about Muslim atheletes competing in the Olympics during Ramadan: Surprisingly, winning one when you’re fasting for Ramadan is not that much harder. At least, not for Suleiman Nyambui of Tanzania,...
  • Today is the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan

     
    It's the first day of Ramadan, the month-long time of fasting and prayer for the world's 1.6 billion Muslims. The holy month marks the revelation of the Qur'an to Muhammad, the faith's greatest prophet, from God through the angel Gabriel. Ramadan is...
  • Ramadan at the American Muslim Community Centers

     
    The American Muslim Community Centers, which recently opened it Longwood facility, has announced its prayer schedule and events for Ramadan, which begins Friday, July 20: The firstTaraweeh prayers are expected to be held at AMCC on Thursday, July 19,...
  • Barack Obama issues special Ramadan message

     
    Democrat president wishes the world's 1.5 billion Muslims Ramadan Kareem, says he'll celebrate.at the White House this week....
  • Ramadan: Yep, there’s an iPhone app for Islamic holy month of Ramadan

     
    The Associated Press is reporting on high-tech ways the world's Muslims are celebrating Ramadan, Islam's holiest month. PATERSON, N.J. — The most ancient traditions of Islam are going high-tech, with a slew of modern offerings for those observing the h....
  • Obama to address 'religious freedom' at Ramadan dinner

     
    by Mike Memoli The White House has worked deliberately to stay out of the controversy in New York over a proposed mosque to be built near Ground Zero, the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But press secretary Robert......