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Ramadan

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Imam urges compassion, caring as area Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

    Imam urges compassion, caring as area Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan
    On the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, a South Florida imam urged thousands of Muslims on Monday to carry on the compassion and caring for others they had practiced during their month of fasting, prayer and community service. "The prophet [Muhammad]...
  • At least 34 killed in Guinea beach stampede

    At least 34 killed in Guinea beach stampede
    At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital Conakry, medical sources said Wednesday. Hundreds of people gathered at the Donka hospital in the...
  • The Week in Pictures | July 7-11, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, all eyes were focus on the Middle East, where fighter jets and rockets continued to fly between Israel and Gaza during the recent crisis that has killed 100 Palestinians and pinned down...
  • Pictures in the News | July 1, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, young Palestinians wave homemade sparklers after breaking the fast during Ramadan in Gaza City. Muslims are obliged to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from before dawn until dusk throughout the holy...
  • Pictures in the News | July 3, 2014

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
  • Pope John Paul II High School's "A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol" is a heartwarming show

    Everyone's favorite classic Christmas tale receives a makeover when A Christmas Carol and famous fairytale characters meet. You just never know who will pop up next in Pope John Paul II High School's production of "A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol", a...
  • Amir Khan can disrupt Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight plans, too

    If things go Amir Khan’s way, he’ll have an opportunity to tweak with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fight schedule, too. Not only does Khan say that he doesn't believe he'll be available for Mayweather’s next planned fight date in...
  • Morton Grove man pleads guilty to shooting at mosque

    Morton Grove man pleads guilty to shooting at mosque
    A Morton Grove man has been sentenced to 30 months of probation and fined after he pleaded guilty to firing a "high-velocity air rifle" at a Morton Grove mosque during Ramadan services two years ago, court records show. David Conrad, 53, of Morton...