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Holy month begins for world's Muslims, violently for some - Arab News;

Holy month begins for world's Muslims, violently for some - Arab News

Arab NewsHoly month begins for world's Muslims, violently for someArab NewsPeople buy dates — traditionally eaten to break the Ramadan fast — at a shop in Jeddah. (AFP). RIYADH: The world's 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ...and more »

Tillerson declines to host Ramadan reception - MyHighPlains;

Tillerson declines to host Ramadan reception - MyHighPlains

MyHighPlainsTillerson declines to host Ramadan receptionMyHighPlainsWASHINGTON (CNN) - In an apparent break with a nearly two-decades long bipartisan tradition, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined to host an event commemorating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, according to two administration officials ...and more »

Ramadan begins today - Dhaka Tribune;

Ramadan begins today - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka TribuneRamadan begins todayDhaka TribuneRamadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence, will begin in the country today. Lailatul Qadr, the night of divine blessing and benediction, will be observed on June 22, reports UNB. The National Moon-sighting Committee ...and more »

US Muslims upset over Trump's Ramadan message - The National;

US Muslims upset over Trump's Ramadan message - The National

The NationalUS Muslims upset over Trump's Ramadan messageThe NationalNEW YORK // Donald Trump has sparked anger among American Muslims by using his Ramadan message to raise the issue of terrorism and remind the world of a shared obligation to reject violence. While previous American presidents have used their ...and more »

Ramadan Greetings to Muslim Leaders - Financial Tribune

Ramadan Greetings to Muslim LeadersFinancial TribuneSenior officials extended greetings to their Muslim counterparts on the advent of the fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, started in several Muslim countries, including Iran, on the same day.and more »

Ramadan: Time for Muslims to display what Islam stands for — Cleric - P.M. News;

Ramadan: Time for Muslims to display what Islam stands for — Cleric - P.M. News

P.M. NewsRamadan: Time for Muslims to display what Islam stands for — ClericP.M. NewsMalam Bashir Yankuzu, Chief Imam of Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna has called on Muslims to strive hard and follow the path of Allah in order to reap the benefits of the Ramadan fasting. The Imam described the Ramadan period as a unique ...and more »

Ramadan: Saraki begs Nigerians, Muslims to pray for Buhari - NAIJ.COM;

Ramadan: Saraki begs Nigerians, Muslims to pray for Buhari - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMRamadan: Saraki begs Nigerians, Muslims to pray for BuhariNAIJ.COMSenate President Bukola Saraki has called on Muslims and all Nigerians to pray for the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and nation's prosperity in this Ramadan period. This was disclosed in a message the Senate president signed and made ...and more »

Ag. President Osinbajo's Message To Nigerians on #Ramadan 2017 - NTA News;

Ag. President Osinbajo's Message To Nigerians on #Ramadan 2017 - NTA News

NTA NewsAg. President Osinbajo's Message To Nigerians on #Ramadan 2017NTA NewsLaolu Akande, Abuja: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, felicitates with the entire Muslim community in Nigeria as they join other faithfuls across the world to commence #Ramadan – the holy month of fasting and prayer. The Acting President implores ...and more »

Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Has Begun - NY1;

Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Has Begun - NY1

NY1Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Has BegunNY1The holiday marks the first revelation of the Qu'ran to the prophet Mohammed, with Muslims here in the city and around the world marking the event for the next 30 days with fasting during the daylight hours. The religious observance is meant to bring ...and more »

What you need to know about Ramadan - Deutsche Welle;

What you need to know about Ramadan - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleWhat you need to know about RamadanDeutsche WelleMillions 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. Mondsichel über einer Moschee Ramadan (picture-alliance/dpa/R.and more »

As Ramadan begins, Palace calls for end to terror - The Manila Times

As Ramadan begins, Palace calls for end to terrorThe Manila TimesMALACAÑANG on Saturday called on Filipinos to pray for an end to terrorism in Mindanao, as the holy month of Ramadan began amid fighting in Marawi City that has displaced thousands of residents and left dozens of people dead. In a statement, Palace ...and more »

State Department Does Not Hold Ramadan Event For First Time Since 1999 - Western Journalism;

State Department Does Not Hold Ramadan Event For First Time Since 1999 - Western Journalism

Western JournalismState Department Does Not Hold Ramadan Event For First Time Since 1999Western JournalismSecretary of State Rex Tillerson rejected a request to hold a Ramadan event at the State Department this year, breaking a precedent that began in 1999, according to a new report. Reuters reported Friday that Tillerson turned down a request from the ...and more »

PM Sharif extends Ramzan greetings - SAMAA TV;

PM Sharif extends Ramzan greetings - SAMAA TV

SAMAA TVPM Sharif extends Ramzan greetingsSAMAA TVISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has extended his greetings to the Muslims on the onset of the holy month of Ramazan and urged his countrymen to inculcate in them the characteristics of unity, tolerance, sincerity and human respect to ...and more »

Trump's Ramadan message gets hard response from US-Somali legislator - africanews;

Trump's Ramadan message gets hard response from US-Somali legislator - africanews

africanewsTrump's Ramadan message gets hard response from US-Somali legislatorafricanewsUnited States President, Donald Trump, had added his voice to wishing Muslims a happy Ramadan period as the faithful begin the period of fasting and worship. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The message has, however, elicited a response ...and more »

Ramadan Day 1 Why do Muslims fast in Ramadan? - Pulse Nigeria

Ramadan Day 1 Why do Muslims fast in Ramadan?Pulse NigeriaThe holy month is finally here and we can't let it slip away without being conscious of its spiritual, social and health goodies. Published: 16:08; Akinbayo Wahab. Print; eMail · Indonesian Muslims pray during the start of the holy month of Ramadan ...and more »

Muslims begin fasting for month of Ramadan - Chicago Daily Herald;

Muslims begin fasting for month of Ramadan - Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily HeraldMuslims begin fasting for month of RamadanChicago Daily HeraldSuburban Muslims are marking the start of Ramadan this weekend, beginning a month of prayer and dawn-to-dusk fasting. Ramadan's beginning on Saturday was signaled by the sighting of the new moon Friday night in countries around the globe.and more »

A quiet beginning - gulfnews.com;

A quiet beginning - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comA quiet beginninggulfnews.comDubai: Muslims in the UAE eased into the month of fasting on Saturday, with most people enjoying their weekend day off in the comfort of their homes. However, it was not all calm on Friday evening as people thronged the supermarkets and malls to finish ...and more »

Hottest and longest Ramadan this year - gulfnews.com

Hottest and longest Ramadan this yeargulfnews.comHyderabad: Ramadan, the month of fasting, will start here from Sunday and the Muslim community was geared up to welcome the holy month with piety and equanimity. While even in the normal times the day-long abstinence from food and water is a ...and more »

Ramadan 2017 | India schedule: Here are the prayers, dates & timings in IST for Sehri and Iftar for fasting in the ... - Daily News & Analysis;

Ramadan 2017 | India schedule: Here are the prayers, dates & timings in IST for Sehri and Iftar for fasting in the ... - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisRamadan 2017 | India schedule: Here are the prayers, dates & timings in IST for Sehri and Iftar for fasting in the ...Daily News & AnalysisRamadan is expected to be observed by the Muslim community in India from May 28, 2017 and will continue for a month, here are the dates, prayers and times..... The holy month of Ramadan has arrived, it is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is a ...and more »

Tillerson declines request to hold event marking Ramadan - pppFocus;

Tillerson declines request to hold event marking Ramadan - pppFocus

pppFocusTillerson declines request to hold event marking RamadanpppFocusFasting is observed to show Muslims what it feels to be less fortunate, without food or drink. If Tillerson avoids hosting one this year, that could send a message “that it is not as important to this administration to engage with Muslims”, said former ...and more »