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Asking the clergy: What are the spiritual benefits of Ramadan? - Newsday;

Asking the clergy: What are the spiritual benefits of Ramadan? - Newsday

NewsdayAsking the clergy: What are the spiritual benefits of Ramadan?NewsdaySanaa Nadim, chaplain at the Islamic Society Interfaith Center at Stony Brook University. Photo Credit: NEWSDAY / JOHN H. CORNELL JR. advertisement | advertise on newsday. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which is observed this year through the ...and more »

These Muslim Convert Stories Will Challenge Your Perspective Of Islam - HuffPost;

These Muslim Convert Stories Will Challenge Your Perspective Of Islam - HuffPost

HuffPostThese Muslim Convert Stories Will Challenge Your Perspective Of IslamHuffPostAt a time of heightened Islamophobia, Western converts could be the key to bridging cultural barriers and eliminating misconceptions. 05/31/2017 05:43 pm ET. Getty/Courtesy Abdul Wahid Pedersen. In sharing these stories of people who have chosen to ...and more »

Photo: Andrew Testa /NYT - mySanAntonio.com;

Photo: Andrew Testa /NYT - mySanAntonio.com

mySanAntonio.comPhoto: Andrew Testa /NYTmySanAntonio.comPeople wait in line to lay flowers and messages at a makeshift memorial in St. Anns Square for victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, in Manchester, England. A reader says the terrorists responsible for the attack perverted the true meaning of Islam ...and more »

In Islam, month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, cleansing, renewal, charity - Tampabay.com;

In Islam, month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, cleansing, renewal, charity - Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comIn Islam, month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, cleansing, renewal, charityTampabay.comRamadan, ninth month of the Islamic calendar, began May 26 and will run through June 24. During this time, Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset. Related News/Archive. Editorial: Kill renewed attack on public records law. 4 Months Ago.and more »

The Misunderstood Islam - Gulf Today;

The Misunderstood Islam - Gulf Today

Gulf TodayThe Misunderstood IslamGulf 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 ...and more »

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

How terrorists warp the meaning of Ramadan to justify their atrocitiesNew Zealand HeraldSecurity 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 ...and more »

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

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

benarnewsMalaysia: Editors Suspended After Muslims Find Front Page OffensivebenarnewsA 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 ...and more »

Diabetes and Ramadan - Greater Kashmir;

Diabetes and Ramadan - Greater Kashmir

Greater KashmirDiabetes and RamadanGreater KashmirIntroduction: 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 ...and more »

Muslim New Yorkers will pray and break their Ramadan fast right in front of Trump Tower - Mic;

Muslim New Yorkers will pray and break their Ramadan fast right in front of Trump Tower - Mic

MicMuslim New Yorkers will pray and break their Ramadan fast right in front of Trump TowerMicOn Thursday, about 450 Muslim activists and their allies in New York City are planning to protest President Donald Trump's xenophobic rhetoric and policies. MPower Change, a Muslim grassroots organization, is teaming up with the New York State ...and more »

Ramadan can make Lenten fasting seem tepid - National Catholic Reporter (blog);

Ramadan can make Lenten fasting seem tepid - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

National Catholic Reporter (blog)Ramadan can make Lenten fasting seem tepidNational Catholic Reporter (blog)Muslim boys pray as they wait to end their fast of Ramadan in Srinagar, India. (CNS/EPA/Farooq Khan). Maureen Fiedler | May. 31, 2017 NCR Today · PrintemailPDF. Every year when the Muslim holy month of Ramadan rolls around, I stand in awe of my ...and more »

It could be a long, deadly Ramadan - CNN;

It could be a long, deadly Ramadan - CNN

CNNIt could be a long, deadly RamadanCNNPeter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists." (CNN) Wednesday's ...and more »

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

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

Birmingham MailWhat date is Eid 2017? This is when Eid al-Fitr happens at the end of RamadanBirmingham MailEid 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 ...and more »

Dates confirmed for Ramadan 2017 - here's the calendar - Birmingham Mail;

Dates confirmed for Ramadan 2017 - here's the calendar - Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailDates confirmed for Ramadan 2017 - here's the calendarBirmingham MailA record-breaking 88,000 Muslims gathered in Birmingham on July 6, 2016, to celebrate Eid al-Fitr as the month of fasting came to an end. But Ramadan is about much more than fasting. It's also for spirituality, charity, reflection, resolutions and ...and more »

Ramadan Day 5: The categories of Muslims exempted from fasting - NAIJ.COM;

Ramadan Day 5: The categories of Muslims exempted from fasting - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMRamadan Day 5: The categories of Muslims exempted from fastingNAIJ.COMEditor's note: Muslims all over the world are expected to abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk during the month of Ramadan. NAIJ.com looks at the category of Muslims exempted from fasting and how they can compensate for the missed fast.and more »

What is Ramadan and why is it celebrated? - Birmingham Mail;

What is Ramadan and why is it celebrated? - Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailWhat is Ramadan and why is it celebrated?Birmingham MailBut if Islam isn't your religion, or not one you are familiar with, you might wonder what it's all about. So what exactly is Ramadan and what does it mean? What is Ramadan? Ramadan is one of the 12 months in the Islamic calendar. The dates are based on ...and more »

My Two Ramadan Fasts - LA Daily News (blog)

My Two Ramadan FastsLA 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 ...and more »

5 Tips for Eating Healthy During Ramadan - HungryForever.com (blog);

5 Tips for Eating Healthy During Ramadan - HungryForever.com (blog)

HungryForever.com (blog)5 Tips for Eating Healthy During RamadanHungryForever.com (blog)The benefits an blessings obtained during Ramadan are many.Millions of Muslims world over practice fasting during this holy season and it is the time meant for a deeper spiritual connection.Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five pillars — or duties ...and more »

Napa County's first Muslim politician discusses fasting, and politics - Napa Valley Register;

Napa County's first Muslim politician discusses fasting, and politics - Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley RegisterNapa County's first Muslim politician discusses fasting, and politicsNapa Valley RegisterShe did it again the next day, and the day after that. In fact, Aboudamous will spend an entire month fasting during daylight hours in accordance with her religion: Islam. “It actually gets easy,” she said of the fasting. “The first week is the hardest ...and more »

For Many Muslim Women, Ramadan's Celebrations Require a Whole New Wardrobe - Racked;

For Many Muslim Women, Ramadan's Celebrations Require a Whole New Wardrobe - Racked

RackedFor Many Muslim Women, Ramadan's Celebrations Require a Whole New WardrobeRackedFrom the Gulf to Singapore, shopping for Ramadan and Eid can start weeks in advance. by Saba Imtiaz May 31, 2017, 11:32am EDT. tweet · share · pin. When I was growing up in the United Arab Emirates, my closet featured sensible shoes: sneakers, Mary ...and more »

ISIS Warns of More Terror Attacks During Ramadan - Christian Post;

ISIS Warns of More Terror Attacks During Ramadan - Christian Post

Christian PostISIS Warns of More Terror Attacks During RamadanChristian PostAs the month of Ramadan has already started, the European public was warned to be more alert and watchful for possible terrorist attacks following the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people, including children. (PHOTO: REUTERS/STRINGER)An ...and more »