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

People 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 ...

Tillerson declines to host Ramadan reception - MyHighPlains

WASHINGTON (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 ...

Ramadan begins today - Dhaka Tribune

Ramadan, 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 ...

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

NEW 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 ...

Ramadan Greetings to Muslim Leaders - Financial Tribune

Senior 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.

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

Malam 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 ...

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

Senate 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 ...

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

Laolu 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 ...

Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Has Begun - NY1

The 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 ...

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. Mondsichel über einer Moschee Ramadan (picture-alliance/dpa/R.

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

MALACAÑANG 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 ...

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

Secretary 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 ...

PM Sharif extends Ramzan greetings - SAMAA TV

ISLAMABAD: 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 ...

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

United 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Muslims begin fasting for month of Ramadan - Chicago Daily Herald

Suburban 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.

A quiet beginning - gulfnews.com

Dubai: 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 ...

Hottest and longest Ramadan this year - gulfnews.com

Hyderabad: 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 ...

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

Ramadan 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 ...

Tillerson declines request to hold event marking Ramadan - pppFocus

Fasting 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 ...