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A Muslim Canadian's guide on how to talk to Muslims during Ramadan - CBC.ca

This story was originally published on May 28, 2017. This year, Ramadan begins on the evening of May 16. The month of Ramadan starts the weekend of May 26, which means for the next four weeks many Muslims will change their daily patterns. Toronto's ...and more »

What you need to know about Ramadan - Deutsche Welle

Millions of Muslims across the world have begun observing Islam's holy month of Ramadan. But what is it about? DW examines the religious observance and what it means for the faithful. Ramadan is regarded as Islam's holiest month in the Muslim lunar ...and more »

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 »

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 »

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

Editor's note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting. Why is Ramadan called ...and more »

Canada Post issues first ever Eid stamp ahead of Ramadan - CBC.ca

Canada Post has unveiled its first ever Eid stamp honouring Islam's most important holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, which begins Friday evening. "I think it's an acknowledgement ...and more »

Trump's statement on Ramadan is almost entirely about terrorism - Washington Post

President Trump issued a statement on Ramadan — a holy month of fasting and prayer for Muslims around the world — that focused primarily on violence and terrorism. His statement was a stark contrast from the Ramadan message President George W.and more »

What is Ramadan? Under Trump, Muslims think it's more important than ever that Americans know - Newsweek

Regardless of whether the president even acknowledges the existence of Ramadan, Muslims across the United States are determined to make the holiday mean more than ever this year. Related: Why did Trump neglect to mention American Muslims in his ...and more »

When Is Ramadan and When Does Fasting Start? In 2017, That's a Complex, Controversial Question - Newsweek

Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, and one that despite long days of fasting is highly anticipated by Muslims as an opportunity to get closer to God and their faith. However, many won't know when Ramadan starts until just a few hours ...and more »

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

For about 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, the holy month of Ramadan begins on Saturday. During the coming 30 days, Muslims will fast from dawn until dusk. This is also the time for all the Muslims to give to charity, spend time with family and ...and more »