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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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  • 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....
  • This week's recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

     
    Ramadan is a holiday observed by fasting, but when it's time to eat, the meals can be feasts....
  • Muslim athletes, fasting, and the Olympics

     
    Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirby writes about Muslim atheletes competing in the Olympics during Ramadan: Surprisingly, winning one when you’re fasting for Ramadan is not that much harder.  At least, not for Suleiman Nyambui of Tanzania,...
  • Egypt issues fatwa on Muslims who publicly ignore Ramadan fast

     
    An Egyptian religious authority announced this week that devout Muslims should not eat or drink in public places during daylight hours as a sign of respect to those fasting for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan....
  • Ramadan at the American Muslim Community Centers

     
    The American Muslim Community Centers, which recently opened it Longwood facility, has announced its prayer schedule and events for Ramadan, which begins Friday, July 20:  The first Taraweeh prayers are expected to be held at AMCC on Thursday, July 19,...
  • Sunday evening with the Leopards

     
    Coach Doug McFadden works with the defensive backs Sunday night. The guys on the Lafayette Sports Fan Forum woke me up on Sunday. I read some of their comments from Lafayette football practices -- who was practicing and who wasn't......
  • Massive blackout hits Cairo, sparking new anger at Egyptian government

     
    Egypt was plunged into its worst blackout in months when a power outage swept across much of the capital, crippling the Egyptian Stock Exchange, stranding passengers in subway cars and creating fresh anger at the embattled government....
  • In latest 'insider' shooting, Afghan policeman kills 2 American troops

     
    A freshly minted recruit to a village police force in western Afghanistan shot and killed two American troops and wounded a third as soon as he was handed his new service weapon, officials said....
  • Syrian President Assad attends Muslim service; fighting continues

     
    As Syrian government forces continued to pound towns and cities across the nation Sunday, killing at least 50 people, President Bashar Assad attended prayers to observe festivities marking the end of Ramadan....
  • Mogadishu marks its first peaceful Eid al-Fitr celebration in years

     
    Mogadishu, Somalia, is marking its first peaceful Eid al-Fitr celebration in years....