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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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  • 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. 
  • 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...
  • Ramadan's high note is often a dip

    Ramadan's high note is often a dip
    Ramadan is a holiday observed by fasting, but when it's time to eat, the meals can be feasts. No food or drink is allowed from dawn to dusk during the annual monthlong Muslim period of fasting, which began this year on the evening of July 19. Because...
  • Chinese mosque demolition heightens ethnic tensions

     
    REPORTING FROM BEIJING -- The government demolition of a newly refurbished mosque in a northern Chinese village has raised tensions with the Hui, a Muslim group that in the past has been granted more freedoms by the Chinese Communist Party, unlike other...
  • Muslim villagers angry in mosque incident

     
    The destruction of a mosque threatens to spoil relations between Chinese and Hui, once considered the model Muslim minority by the Chinese...
  • Koran burning: Can military do more to avoid offending Muslims?

     
    Koran, Afghanistan, U.S., Muslims, Islam: Hundreds of Afghans are throwing stones, burning tires and chanting "Death to America!" after news broke that U.S. personnel inadvertently burned copies of the Koran at a military base north of Kabul. The protests...
  • Food FYI: Democrats fail to block food stamp cuts in farm bill

     
    Food FYI: Democrats fail to block food stamp cuts in farm bill...
  • Palestinians seek to become non-member state at United Nations

     
    The Palestinian Authority said Saturday it plans to apply in September to become a United Nations non-member state....
  • In Syria, Ramadan is also a battleground

     
    In the bloodied and embattled country of Syria, even Ramadan has become a battle line, with the government and the rebels arguing over when it should start.The violence has shaded Ramadan this summer. As fighting continued to rage between government...
  • Many Muslims gain weight during Ramadan fasting

     
    The sun slips beyond the Nile and the fast is broken. As they have done for centuries during the holy month of Ramadan, Egyptians hurry home through the twilight to eat and drink after a long, scorching day. Fasting renews the spirit but it often does...
  • Murfreesboro mosque delays continue into Ramadan

     
    Muslims had hoped their controversial mosque in Murfreesboro, Tenn. would be ready for use by the start of Ramadan, but a permitting issue delayed once again the completion of the Islamic house of worship that has faced protests, vandalism and lawsuits....