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Ramadan

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Top Ramadan Articles

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  • Ramadan fast survival guide will help you stay fit and healthy

    Ramadan fast survival guide will help you stay fit and healthy
    We're about halfway through the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. This is the time of year when an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex during daylight hours. That's right -- we give up food, water, coffee...
  • 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...
  • Amir Khan can disrupt Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight plans, too

    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...
  • The God Squad: A non-Christian's love of Christmas

    I love Christmas. I love Christmas the way a friend who loves you, but has not been raised like you, loves it. I don't want Christmas to be my holiday, but in America it must be partly my holiday because of the way Christmas washes over its...
  • 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...
  • Sugar Feast is the traditional cap to a Ramadan meal in Turkey

    Sugar Feast is the traditional cap to a Ramadan meal in Turkey
    Golden baked pastries drizzled with syrup served with rich clotted cream, crumbly homemade halvah with roasted pine nuts, baklava with a cheese filling served hot, custards sprinkled with rose water and ground nuts, strings of walnuts coated in grape...
  • O.C. Muslims welcome Ramadan in year of uprisings

    Ramadan began Monday with special significance for Orange County Muslims, who celebrated the democratic tide washing over Egypt and Tunisia but also expressed concern for those who remain in peril in Syria, Libya and other Middle Eastern dictatorships....
  • Whole Foods and Ramadan an issue?

    Whole Foods and Ramadan are at the center of cyber rumors surrounding a marketing campaign. The Tribune's Manya Brachear sorts it out in her column, The Seeker. 
  • In Theory: Can Muslims shake off a negative image?

    Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
  • Why I became Muslim

    Why I became Muslim
    For Ramadan, the Islamic holy month that falls in August this year, we asked a few people in South Florida why they became Muslim and what it has meant to them. Here are the last two. Patricia Salahuddin Patricia Salahuddin teaches at the Design and...
  • On Faith: Ramadan a time for reflection and reconnection to God

    Thirst, hunger and fatigue shadow Muslims as they fast through the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar and is recognized as the fasting month for Muslims. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims refrain from food and...