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Ramadan

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Top Ramadan Articles

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  • 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...
  • Leopards' Basil: Where faith, football coexist

     
    As I watched Tahir Basil at work during the Lafayette football team’s spring game, jumping around wildly every time he made a big play, I predicted that he would be whistled for his share of celebration and taunting penalties during......
  • Afghanistan: Attack targeting U.N. refugee agency kills five

     
    Attack in Afghanistan. An insurgent attack near a U.N. compound in the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar killed at least five people on Monday....
  • Many Iranians didn't fast for Ramadan, police chief says

     
    Ramadan in Tehran: Iran’s police chief estimates that as many as half of Tehran’s citizens eschewed fasting during the month of Ramadan, the Iranian media reported Monday....
  • 'Ramadan Kareem:' Obama marks the Muslim holiday

     
    President Obama issues his annual message on the annual holiday....
  • SYRIA: Ramadan kicks off with tumult and economic hardship [Video]

     
    Syria protests: The holy month of Ramadan, usually a time when streets are bustling with cheery shoppers as they make their purchases throughout the night until the last hours before dawn, has begun on a dreary note in various Syrian towns. Shops remain...
  • LEBANON: Pro-Assad enforcers attack protesters in Beirut [Video]

     
    Gangs of supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad armed with whips and clubs assaulted a small anti-regime protest in front of the Syrian Embassy in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, leaving several injured. According to accounts of the victims, mostly.....
  • Who made the cut for Obama's third Ramadan Iftar dinner

     
    Full Text: Obama continues the tradition of hosting a dinner after sunset, talks of the 9/11 tragedy....
  • SYRIA: Activist killed about every hour over 11 days in crackdown

     
    At least one person has been killed by security forces in Syria about every hour during the first 11 days of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, according to new statistics by an activist group, the Local Coordinating Committees. The......
  • WEST BANK: Not everyone's laughing at Palestinian TV comedy

     
    Palestinian comedian-actor-writer Imad Faragin last year launched a political-social satirical TV show called "Watan ala Watar" ("Country on a String"). The short series was a hit mainly because of its harsh and funny criticism of Palestinian political,...
  • Muslim Community Centers celebrate end of Ramadan on Tuesday

     
    The American Muslim Community Centers (AMCC) will celebrate the end of Ramadan on Aug. 30 at the Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Boulevard,  followed by a community potluck brunch at the adjacent Fort Mellon Park, 600 East First St. from 8:45 a.m.to...