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Column: How teachers can support students during Ramadan - PBS NewsHour

Ramadan is a month in the Islamic calendar when Muslims observe fasting from sunrise to sunset. And it can be a difficult month for many to get through, especially students who have to go through a normal school day without eating or drinking. This ...and more »

Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered - The Conversation US

Mohammad Hassan Khalil does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Michigan ...and more »

Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump - New America Media

Ramadan begins May 27 this year. For Muslims around the world, the 30-day period is marked by anywhere from 14 to 16 hours of fasting, during which the throat gets parched and the stomach complains as adherents seek to strengthen their acquaintance ...and more »

Ramadan 2017: Everything You Need To Know About Muslim's Holiest Month [Opinion] - The Inquisitr

The following article is entirely the opinion of Viraj Mahajan and does not reflect the views of the Inquisitr. Viraj Mahajan. For about 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, the holy month of Ramadan begins on Saturday. During the coming 30 days ...and more »

Why Ramadan Is About More Than Fasting - Refinery29

At sundown this Friday, the Muslim holiday Ramadan will begin and continue until the evening of June 24. Although it's probably best known as a time of fasting, Ramadan is actually considered the holiest month in Islam. In other words, there's a lot ...and more »

Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 ...and more »

The risks and benefits of fasting during Ramadan - The Sydney Morning Herald

About half a million Muslim Australians will be participating in the month-long Ramadan fast from May 26 to June 24. This means no fluids (including water), food, caffeine or tobacco during daylight hours. SHARE; Share on Facebook SHARE · Share on ...and more »

Saudi Arabia: Ramadan moon sighting continues on Friday -

Lebanon, Turkey, Yemen and Iraq declare Saturday as the first day of Ramadan while Saudi Arabia postpones confirmation. 26 May 2017. Ramadan Mubarak. Lebanon, Yemen, and Iraq confirmed that Saturday, May 27, will be the first day of Ramadan 2017 ...and more »

Ramadan 2017: Why is it so important for Muslims? -

Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims. Every year, Muslims around the world fast during daylight hours, but what is it really about? What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar. Healthy adult Muslims fast in Ramadan from ...and more »

What Trump's Ramadan Message Was Really About - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. President Trump wished all Muslims a “joyful Ramadan” in a statement Friday, just hours before the start of the month-long Islamic holiday during which those ...and more »