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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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  • Israel makes goodwill gestures to Palestinians for Ramadan

    Israeli defense officials have announced a series of goodwill gestures to the Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Cogat, the Israeli defense body in charge of Palestinian civilian affairs, said late Tuesday that it will allow 800...
  • Ramadan In The Workplace: No Food, Water On Even The Longest Of Days

    Ramadan In The Workplace: No Food, Water On Even The Longest Of Days
    Many people can't get through a workday without their morning coffee, much less a meal, but starting Thursday, millions of American Muslim employees will go about their days without food or drink for more than 16 hours at a time. During the Islamic holy...
  • Q&A: What is Ramadan and why do Muslims fast all day?

    Millions of Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Here's a look at some questions and answers about Islam's holiest month: ___ WHY DO MUSLIMS FAST? The...
  • Islamic State-claimed Yemen bombings kill at least 4 people

    A series of Islamic State-claimed bombings in Yemen's rebel-controlled capital killed at least four people and wounded 60 Wednesday night amid the country's raging war. The online claim, if true, would further complicate the ongoing conflict in Yemen...
  • Muslims worldwide to mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday

    Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Muslims follow a lunar calendar and a moon-sighting methodology that can lead to different countries declaring the...
  • Teens compete in national business event

    Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Donald Trump had to start somewhere. The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship introduced many teens to the business world with its BizPlan Challenge. After moving on in preliminary competitions, the top contestants went to...
  • Mohammed Khaku: Ramadan comes at a time of sectarian violence for Muslims

    Mohammed Khaku: Ramadan comes at a time of sectarian violence for Muslims
    All over the Islamic world Muslims have been preparing for the coming of the blessed month of Ramadan, which began Thursday. Mosques are decorated and cleaned. Muslims look forward to breaking the daily fast (iftar), nightly prayers and reciting Quran....
  • Amir Khan ready for Chris Algieri, eyes Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Amir Khan ready for Chris Algieri, eyes Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    If Amir Khan completes the task before him Friday, he wants to go after the ultimate test of his life’s work. Khan will fight New York’s Chris Algieri on Friday night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the main event of a Spike TV...
  • 'Undisclosed' podcast episode 1 recap: Recording reveals discrepancies, but don't expect 'Serial'

    'Undisclosed' podcast episode 1 recap: Recording reveals discrepancies, but don't expect 'Serial'
    "Undisclosed" is not "Serial." The three lawyers behind "Undisclosed: The State vs. Adnan Syed" make this clear in the first moments of the new podcast.  There's no catchy theme music.  No whimsical asides from Sarah Koenig, creator of the breakaway...
  • Into Africa: Yemeni refugees wait out war in heat and dust of Djibouti

    Into Africa: Yemeni refugees wait out war in heat and dust of Djibouti
    They escaped snipers, aerial bombardment and shelling back home in Yemen, only to end up facing a new and bewildering struggle: Surviving as refugees in a rudimentary camp in Djibouti on a remote coastal stretch where shelter from a punishing sun is...
  • Lynn University unveils iPad program at eMerge Americas tech conference

    Lynn University unveils iPad program at eMerge Americas tech conference
    Lynn University on Tuesday unveiled a new digital education program during the big eMerge Americas tech conference in Miami Beach: iLynn, which allows students to learn online via iPad at reduced prices. The private university from Boca Raton will...