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Ramadan

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Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Local Muslim students go on service trip to Guyana

    For a group of Muslim college students, Ramadan took on a deeper significance as they recently spent a week providing assistance and caring for orphans, the elderly and families in Guyana. Ramadan, which ends Monday, is not only about fasting from...
  • Islamic Foundation continues to serve community

    On a fenced, sprawling 11-acre campus along a nondescript stretch in the city of Sunrise lies the Islamic Foundation of South Florida, a mosque that is working hard to become a powerful force in the community. For the last 25 years, the foundation has...
  • Marcos Maidana cries foul in title fight loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Marcos Maidana cries foul in title fight loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    Marcos Maidana said he was "robbed" in losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. by a majority decision in a welterweight world championship unification fight. If so, it looks as if both fighters will be returning to the scene of the crime in a few months. The...
  • Faith in the future in Harford [Editorial]

    With very little notice being taken in Harford County, one of the most widely-observed holidays on earth was celebrated this week: Eid ul-Fitr. The movable feast was observed on Tuesday as people of the Islamic faith celebrated the conclusion of the holy...
  • Iraq's Shiites fight for their shrines and their creed

    Iraq's Shiites fight for their shrines and their creed
    One by one the young volunteers approached the majestic Kadhimiya shrine, the holiest site of Shiite Islam in the Iraqi capital. They sought blessings before heading off to war and uncertain fates. "We will fight, and if we have to give our lives, we...
  • Heavy fighting reported as Iraq army pushes back against insurgents

    Iraqi troops and Shiite Muslim militias, backed by army attack helicopters, mounted a major push Saturday to retake the strategic city of Tikrit in a sign that the beleaguered army was fighting back after ceding much of the country to Sunni Muslim...
  • Ramadan starts this weekend for Chicago-area Muslims

    Ramadan starts this weekend for Chicago-area Muslims
    More than 400,000 Muslims in the Chicago area will be recognizing the holy month of Ramadan beginning this weekend, according to the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago. The Islamic holy month, recognized worldwide by Muslims, means a...
  • Muslim players at World Cup try to deal with Ramadan

    Muslim players at World Cup try to deal with Ramadan
    The holy month of Ramadan began Saturday night, which is forcing dozens of Muslim players still competing in the World Cup to decide whether to give up food and liquids during daylight hours, as their faith demands, or continue to train and play normally,...
  • Islamist rebels in Somalia kill three as Ramadan starts

    Islamist rebels in Somalia kill three as Ramadan starts
    Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia's security forces in the capital Sunday, police and witnesses said, on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurgents had warned they would stage attacks. The government and...
  • Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes

    Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes
    Iranian police have launched yet another campaign to confiscate privately owned satellite dishes, used by many Iranians to watch foreign television programs. Local news reports said police had launched operations in areas of west and southwest Tehran...
  • World Cup to Compete With Muslim Holiday in Middle East

    In the Middle East, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will overlap with Ramadan, the Muslim holy fasting month and consequently the biggest time of the year for broadcasters, when big-budget skeins and soaps premiere as families gather in the evening to break the...