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Ramadan

A collection of news and information related to Ramadan published by this site and its partners.

Top Ramadan Articles

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  • No Ramadan return for Iran maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian

    TEHRAN -- In these first days of Ramadan, many Iranians hoped to hear a familiar and beloved voice as they tuned into state radio or switched on TV just before iftar, the evening meal that signals the end of the dawn-to-dusk fast. They were looking...
  • Bangladesh Islamic party disqualified from election; protests erupt

    NEW DELHI -- Authorities were bracing for more political violence in Bangladesh after a court ruling Thursday that effectively banned the country’s main Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, from running in a general election expected by early 2014....
  • Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert

    Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert
    As Americans pack their bags and hoist their backpacks for an end-of-summer foreign adventure, a U.S. government travel alert is urging them to be vigilant amid indications that Islamic militants are plotting terrorist strikes. The State Department's...
  • 2 British women attacked with acid in Zanzibar

    2 British women attacked with acid in Zanzibar
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Two British women volunteering as kindergarten teachers on the East African island of Zanzibar were attacked with acid on their way to a restaurant. Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee, both 18, were accosted near the beach late...
  • The God Squad: From a non-Muslim, praise of Ramadan

    Happy Ramadan! I confess that, directed by your letters, I do not write enough about Islam or Muslim spiritual life. To help to correct my lacuna, I've decided not to let the holy Muslim month of Ramadan pass this year without sending along to all of you...
  • People of all faiths invited for dinner celebrating Ramadan in Harford

    Members of the Harford County Muslim community will celebrate and host for their neighbors of all faiths a traditional Ramadan iftar, or fast-breaking dinner, on Saturday, July 27, at Masjid Al-Falaah in Abingdon. The public is invited to join the local...
  • A season of faith in Harford [Editorial]

    Like Passover and Easter, it is a cornerstone religious holiday and a movable feast based on the phases of the moon. Like Passover and Easter, the people who celebrate it identify themselves as the spiritual children of Abraham. The religious observance...
  • Ramadan event shares Muslim faith in La Cañada Flintridge

    Ramadan event shares Muslim faith in La Cañada Flintridge
    This article has been corrected. See details below. Shortly after sunset last Friday, local Muslims laid down colorful prayer rugs underneath a basketball hoop at the back patio of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge and huddled together for...
  • The God Squad: Which lover do we pick after death?

    Q: The scenario: My lover and future partner dies unexpectedly. Yes, people say that life goes on, he wouldn't want you to be alone, blah, blah, blah, but when I find another person and fall in love again, when I die, do I go to my deceased lover, or do I...
  • Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

    Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say
    The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
  • The God Squad: Easter is a tough egg to crack

    Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. Sometimes, Easter is in mid-April, and sometimes in early March. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Dec. 25 every year, yet there's no...