The business of Ramadan: 'Fast' food, fast bucks
Aug 18, 2012
Season of abstinence and indulgence
Aug 28, 2011
Obama thanks Muslims at Ramadan dinner
Aug 11, 2011
Reuters | Friday May 10, 2013
France's Muslim leaders have agreed to end almost 1,400 years of Islamic tradition and use modern astronomy to determine the start of the holy month of Ramadan and other Islamic holidays.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 23, 2013
At 40 years of age, Abir Ramadan joined the all-female unit of Syria's new paramilitary force, pledging loyalty to Bashar al-Assad in the armed struggle against those seeking to topple the president.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 17, 2012
During Ramadan, shopping for Eid in the walled quarter of Hyderabad does not end with the night. In fact, it picks up at night with the centuries-old markets doing business round-the-clock.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 11, 2012
At least 13 people were killed and 15 injured when lightning struck a makeshift mosque in a remote village in Bangladesh as locals were holding special Ramadan prayers, police said on Saturday.
Mid-day, Mumbai | Wednesday August 1, 2012
Ramzan is here and with it comes the season of Iftaar parties and deep-fried goodies. But this year, Moeena Halim urges you to skip all things unhealthy. Here are four healthy Iftaar recipes for you.
Associated Press | Tuesday July 24, 2012
In Rovaniemi, a northern Finland town that straddles the Arctic Circle, the sun rises around 3:20 a.m. and sets about 11:20pm. That means Muslims who observe Ramadan could be required to go without food or drink for 20 hours.
Reuters | Tuesday July 24, 2012
An Afghan cleric has been arrested after allegedly raping a young schoolgirl in the country's north on the second day of the Ramadan, the holiest month in Islam, Afghan security officials said on Monday.
Associated Press | Saturday July 21, 2012
Saudi authorities warned non-Muslim expatriates on Friday, the first day of Ramadan, not to eat, drink, or smoke in public until the end of the Muslim holy month's sunrise-to-sunset fast - or face expulsion.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 20, 2012
Friday will be the first day of the the holy month of Ramadan in most Arab countries, religious authorities announced on Thursday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 30, 2011
India will celebrate Eid tomorrow. The sighting of the moon, which marks the end of the month of fasting during Ramadan, was announced today.
Associated Press | Wednesday August 17, 2011
A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a vegetable market in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing eight people at dusk as residents broke their daily fast for the holy month of Ramadan, authorities said.
Associated Press | Thursday August 11, 2011
President Barack Obama on Wednesday night hosted a traditional Ramadan break-the-fast dinner at the White House, using the occasion to recognize Muslim survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and to thank Muslims for their service to the count...
Associated Press | Tuesday August 2, 2011
As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins, Faduma Aden is fasting all day even though she doesn't have enough food to celebrate with a sundown feast. The Somali mother of three, who fled starvation in her homeland, says she fasts because she fears ...
Agence France-Presse | Monday August 1, 2011
Syrian forces killed nearly 140 people on Sunday when the army stormed the flashpoint protest city of Hama to crush dissent on the eve of Ramadan, activists said.
Associated Press | Tuesday July 12, 2011
NATO says its warplanes may continue bombing Libya during Ramadan if Moammar Gaddafi's forces attack rebel-held areas during the holy month.NATO spokesman Wing Commander Mike Bracken said on Tuesday the alliance would wait and see whether pro-Gaddafi units cease their operations during Ramadan, whic...