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45 min ago | DFW Catholic

Humility: Act Two

It has been several months since I contributed the first article, Humility: Act 1 .

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45 min ago | Egypt Today

Fighting the Flab

There's a huge difference between theory and practice when it comes to the holy month.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Fruits

3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Performing Cupping While Fasting

By Kurniawati Kamarudin KUALA LUMPUR -- A friend of this writer asked: Can we go for cupping while fasting? Will it invalidate the fast? The writer herself was initially unsure.

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3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

The ISIL uses extreme tactics to intimidate civilians.

A Syrian child was strung up crucifixion style by ISIL militants, al-Ahram reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Sun Jul 13, 2014

ABC News

Ramadan dinners feed a sense of community for Muslim students

This year the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan coincides with the Australian winter.

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Al Bawaba

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The second leg of the 10th Nawras Goodwill Journey begins today as the convoy carrying 18 fasting volunteers heads south to Salalah.

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AME Info

APC distributes 15,000 Ramadan welfare packages in all parts of Jordan valued at more than JD500,000

Arab Potash Company announced that it has distributed 15,000 welfare packages during the holy month of Ramadan to needy families in all governorates of the Kingdom worth more than JD500,000.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Jordan, NY, Health,

The Straits Times

Be watchful of risks in religiosity: Shanmugam

Religiosity is growing worldwide and Singapore is no exception, so people here need to be watchful of the risks and external influences, said Law Minister K. Shanmugam.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

Daily Monitor

What you should know about fasting when you are sick

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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Malaysian National News Agency

Consumers Need To Be Aware Of Their Rights - Hasan Malek

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.

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The Raw Story

Ramadan - the 18-hour fast that keeps the faithful coming back for more

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.

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Al Bawaba

Let's talk #RamadanProblems

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'.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Book Explores Enriched Christian Life

Teenage author Kudzaishe Manenji's latest book "Seven Keys of Becoming a Better Christian" explores hands-on aspects towards an enriched Christian life.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Formerly homeless owner of Hightstown cafe sets out with wife to feed area hungry

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.

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Post and Courier

Ramadan brings a Muslim holy month of fasting, prayer and focus on God

"O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may self-restraint."

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Health, Religion, Islam, Mount Pleasant, SC

Daily Monitor

Health benefits of fasting

Fasting isn't merely a spiritual activity for connecting with God but it has health gains to it too as Carol Nambowa finds out.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

The Straits Times

Pioneer Generation Package explained at bazaar booth and River Safari visit

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.

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Egypt Today

Common Grounds

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.

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The Charlotte Observer

Ramadan: A sacred time to nourish the soul

Worshippers complete their evening prayers inside the mosque at the Muslim American Society of Charlotte Community Center on Sunday, July 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Charlotte, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Canada.com

Harmony Iftar meal brings Ramadan to wider community

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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