The Misunderstood Islam - Gulf Today

“Adopt my faith, or die!” That is the slogan of the fanatics. There is no such concept as democracy, freedom of ideas, love, respect, affection, friendship or altruism in fanaticism. People imagine that fanaticism, and its offshoot radicalism, can ...

How terrorists warp the meaning of Ramadan to justify their atrocities - New Zealand Herald

Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo / AP. For Muslims, the month of Ramadan is a time to reread the Koran, focus one's faith, be charitable and commune with ...

Malaysia: Editors Suspended After Muslims Find Front Page Offensive - benarnews

A Malaysian Muslim family break their fast on the first day of the Islamic month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, May 27, 2017. AFP. Two top editors at Malaysia's leading English daily newspaper have been suspended and other journalists have been ...

Diabetes and Ramadan - Greater Kashmir

Introduction: The holy month of Ramadan is one of the important months for whole Muslim world. It is a lunar-based month, and its duration varies between 29 and 30 days. Muslims who fast during Ramadan must abstain from eating, drinking, use of oral ...

Sunni Islamists Greet Ramadan by more Endless Slaughter: Afghanistan to Iraq - Modern Tokyo Times

In any other religion, including minority Muslim sects like the Alawites and the Shia, people greet holy periods with even more sanctity. However, in the world of Sunni Islamism then it is about more hatred, terrorism, cleansing, and mindless slaughter ...

What date is Eid 2017? This is when Eid al-Fitr happens at the end of Ramadan - Birmingham Mail

Eid al-Fitr - as it's known in full - marks the start of the month of Shawwal after the daily fasting throughout the month of Ramadan. During Ramadan , Muslims must abstain from food, drink, smoking, sexual activity and sinful behaviour from dawn to ...

My Two Ramadan Fasts - LA Daily News (blog)

It's been 50 years since I fasted during Ramadan. This may seem an unremarkable statement for a Jewish person to make. What is unusual is that I ever did the month-long, sun up to sun down Ramadan fast. I was serving two years in the Peace Corps in ...