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3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor
Fasting is an important ritual for practicing Muslims. But should you do so even when you are sick? If you have a chronic illness and still want to fast, how do you go about it without compromising your health? There are 12 days left on the Ramadhan calendar, yet Juma Hassan Galabuuzi has not been part of the full fasting ritual.
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4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
KUALA PILAH, July 13 -- Consumers are advised to be smart when shopping, especially during the fasting month and in preparation for the Aidilfitri celebrations, at the end of this month.
8 hrs ago | The Raw Story
For Muslims, the annual ritual is more than a spiritual 5:2 diet - it's a unifying way to take stock of how they are living 'It was really busy last year.
12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba
Image 1 of 14: Mmmm, creamya . milkshake? Nope- you've got your Ramadan glasses on! As @ThatBeardedChap says: "Saw this on Instagram and thought 'That looks delicious'.
HIGHTSTOWN - Basem Hassan was homeless on the streets of New Brunswick and New York City in the early 1990s when he spent his nights "couch surfing," stealing bread and digging through garbage cans to survive, he said.
"O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may self-restraint."
Fasting isn't merely a spiritual activity for connecting with God but it has health gains to it too as Carol Nambowa finds out.
A Ramadan bazaar and a day out at the River Safari provided two unconventional chances to explain the Pioneer Generation Package of medical subsidies on Saturday.
It may be hard to imagine Muslims praying every night of Ramadan in a synagogue, but that's exactly what happens every year when the Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation and another synagogue open their doors for members of ADAMS during Ramadan.
Lisa Duchene is friends with the founder of Harmony Iftar and participated in the first event six years ago when a small group of 40 friends broke fast during Ramadan.
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Ramadan, the Muslim month of prayer and dawn to dusk fasting, runs through July 28. The faithful break the fast each evening with a festive dinner, and a number of local Middle Eastern restaurants mark the occasion with well-stocked buffets.
Iranian women recite verses of the Quran, Islam's holy book, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at the shrine of Saint Mohammad Helal Ibn Ali in the city of Aran and Bidgol, some 140 miles south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 11, 2014.
A saint, who claimed to be'Peethadheeshwar' of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in the Ganga river, passed away early this morning at a hospital in Varanasi.
Last week, with the beginning of The Holy Month of Ramadan, a young Jordanian Christian Mutaz Ziad Sammour, leaves his home in Tla'a Al-Ali daily before the time of Maghrib prayer, bringing along with him pre-packaged dates and water to distribute to drivers on traffic lights for Iftar time.
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Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 03:19 pm
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