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3 hrs ago | York Press

Hundreds attend 'Big Iftar' at York Mosque

The event was part of a national initiative to invite people from different faiths and ethnicities to mosques to experience and understand why Muslims fast, and to share in Iftar - or breaking a fast during Ramadan.


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7 hrs ago | WHAS11

China says pro-government imam murdered in NW

China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another.


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10 hrs ago | The Wave

Eid Festival returns to Anaheim to mark end of Ramadan

ANAHEIM Live music and a diverse selection of food from across the Middle East are expected to draw about 20,000 Muslims to downtown Anaheim for the city's second annual Eid Festival, marking the end of the month-long fasting period of Ramadan.


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14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

Farooq Baluch, the director of Pakistan's largest private emergency service, said Thursday that rescuers had pulled 19 bodies from the water near the southern city of Karachi.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014


Iraq offers aid to those displaced by militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday his government has allocated more than $850 million to assist those displaced by last month's militant takeover of much of the country, and called on Sunnis remaining in those areas to take up arms against the insurgents.


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China Digital Times

Xinjiang Attack Disputed; Uyghur Scholar Charged

Xinhua yesterday reported that a "premeditated and carefully planned" violent terrorist attack [Chinese] in Shache County, western Xinijang had killed dozens of civilians and destroyed over 30 police vehicles early on Monday morning, and that security forces in turn shot dead dozens of the armed assailants "in accordance with the law."


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Barack Obama congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30 Trend: The U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday.


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Iran's Supreme Leader Calls on Muslims to Arm Hamas for Fight Against 'Rabid Dog' Israel

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday appealed to Muslims around the world to help arm Palestinian terror groups in their fight against the "rabid dog" Israel.


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At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede

At least 24 people died and dozens more were hurt in a stampede at a rap concert on a beach in the Guinean capital Conakry, prompting a week of national mourning.


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Daily Echo

Day of thanksgiving as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan with prayers and feasts

The day of thanksgiving started worldwide with special prayers, children were given gifts and new clothes, money was donated to charity and people travelled far and wide to be with loved ones.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

At least 24 reported killed in Guinea beach concer...

At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, news agency AFP said, with Guinea's Presidency declaring a week of mourning after what it described as a "tragic drama".


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Don't laugh loudly, Turkish deputy PM tells women

One of the most senior members of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government sparked an outcry on Tuesday after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public.


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The Star Online

Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in Xinjiang

Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.


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.com | Ramadan killings leave 15 dead in Baghdad

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants driving in vehicles near the central Iraqi city of Tikrit.


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Stars and Stripes

Death toll rises to 23 in Philippine road attack

A 3-year-old boy and his father died from wounds suffered in a brazen attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on Filipinos celebrating the end of Ramadan, raising the toll Tuesday to 23 dead, officials said.


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The Indian Express

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014


Utah family hosts local Muslims in end-of-Ramadan celebration

On a humid July morning in Salt Lake City, a woman sitting under a canopy remarked that the weather was similar to what it would have been in Pakistan.


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ABC News

Photos: Eid Celebrations Mark the End of Ramadan

People ride on Bumper cars during an Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Burgess Park, July 28, 2014 in London, England.


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10 Things to Know for Today

A Palestinian girl poses while playing during the first day of Eid al-Fitr in a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their homes in fear of Israeli airstrikes, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.


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In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

A relative guides a girl in prayer at the grave of their loved one in a cemetery in Gaza city, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.


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