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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 »

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 »

Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump - New America Media

A A AResize. Print. New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: May 25, 2017. Above: the Evergreen Islamic Center in San Jose, California. Ramadan begins May 27 this year. For Muslims around the world, the 30-day period is marked by ...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 to eat during Ramadan? Here's a complete meal plan - Health24

During the holy month of Ramadan most Muslims are required to abstain entirely from food and drink between sunrise and sunset. It can be challenging to obtain the proper nutrients during this time, and to avoid health risks. Previous Health24 articles ...and more »

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

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 »

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 »

Ramzan 2018: The Significance of Dates (Khajur) in the Fasting Period - NDTV Food

The holy month of Ramzan 2018 has started and followers of Islam around the world, have stated observing day-long fasts. The pious month holds a special significance in the lives of Muslims as it was in the month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the ...and more »

Ramadan Fasting Rules: What Muslims Can And Can't Do During Islamic Holy Month - Latin Times

As Ramadan begins Friday, May 26, at the sighting of the moon, most muslims will assume a religious fasting schedule starting at dawn. What are the Ramadan fasting rules? Why do Muslims fast? How can non-Muslims participate? We won't go into detail on ...and more »