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Ramadan

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Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Muslim leader reflects, celebrates as holy month ends

    Muslim leader reflects, celebrates as holy month ends
    For Dr. Zaher Sahloul, the holy month of Ramadan has tested his strength and recharged his spirit. Gathering with thousands of other Muslims in Bridgeview’s Toyota Park on Sunday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, a day of prayer and festivities to break...
  • Muslims oppose Florida church's "Burn a Koran Day"

    Muslims oppose Florida church's "Burn a Koran Day"
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on American Muslims to respond to a Florida church's planned "International Burn a Koran Day" by hosting educational "Share the Quran" Ramadan fast-breaking dinners at which copies of Islam's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Muslim celebration of Eid al-Fitr is marked by sweet dishes

    Muslim celebration of Eid al-Fitr is marked by sweet dishes
    TODAY marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday signaling the end of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month. According to culinary historian and former Times food writer Charles Perry, " ''Fitr,' or the 'breaking of fast,' is traditionally associated...
  • 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...
  • Steadfast

    Steadfast
    September afternoons on the soccer field at Randallstown High can heat up quickly, and Ousmane Toure tires much more quickly than he usually does. During a break in practice, Toure eagerly pours water over his head and arms to cool off, but he will not...
  • 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......