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News on Ramadan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

23 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

Call to weigh Ramadan exam impact

Teachers are calling for the summer GCSE and A-level exams timetable to take into account the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Fasting, Health, Teenagers

Yesterday | WPMT-TV York

Controversial NYPD Muslim spy unit disbanded

The NYPD's Demographics Unit - or Zone Assessment Unit - was developed with the CIA's help after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Concord Monitor

Monitor Board of Contributors: On Palm Sunday, a chance to reaffirm our common humanity

After church the women gathered, weathered, stout, some stooped, bent from years working in fields, mills, factories.

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Related Topix: Life, Palm Sunday, Holidays, Religion, Islam

Thu Apr 10, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Religion, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays

Mon Apr 07, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Religion, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays

Free Republic

Bid to bring forward GCSEs so Muslim pupils aren't fasting...

GCSE and A-level examinations could be brought forward for hundreds of thousands of pupils to avoid a clash with Ramadan under controversial proposals.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Life, Holidays

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Boston.com

Lent an excuse, challenge for anorexics

The Rev. Gordon Reid, with Saint Clement's Episcopal Church, waited to place ash on worshipers' foreheads to mark the start of Lent.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Medicine, Eating Disorders, Life, Food, Dieting, Holidays, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Daily Mail

David Cameron's religious adviser is descended from founders of the 'terrorist' Muslim Brotherhood

Might of US Navy races to save ONE-YEAR-OLD baby after parents took him sailing around the world: Multimillion dollar warship sails to American family's yacht 900 miles from shore after toddler fell ill David Cameron is facing embarrassment over the close links between a Government adviser on religion and an Islamist group placed under urgent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, US Military, US Navy, Conservatives (UK), Life, Holidays

Fri Apr 04, 2014

CNN

Do's and Don'ts When Visiting Jakarta, Indonesia During Ramadan

The company also provides information such as warnings regarding scams, tips and advice regarding travelling abroad, especially to such countries that requires special responsibilities for tourists.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

BBC News

Morrisons 'refused Ramadan holiday'

Donna Tunkara, 32, and her husband Yassin, 31, from Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, worked for eight years at the firm's warehouse in Stockton.

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Mail on Sunday

Muslim couple claim they were victimised by Morrisons after they were refused holiday during Ramadan

Widow trying to sell family home of 40 years finds she doesn't own the $1.2million property after wealthy investor bought her debt for $3,300 Tattooed predator, 31, gets 187 years for luring teenage girls into performing sex acts on him by throwing drug- and alcohol-fueled parties He can do it all! Michael Strahan set to join Good Morning America ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Religion, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, Life, Holidays

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Reuters

Egypt court sentences two Mursi supporters to death

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced two supporters of former President Mohamed Mursi to death for committing murder during violence that broke out in Alexandria last year after the army deposed the Islamist head of state.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded Murder

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Ramadan

The month lasts 2930 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Fasting, Health, Religion, Islam, Eid ul-Fitr

The Daily Star

Where are the hosts?

We all know about clashes at Dhaka stadium for football matches. Many of those matches used to be telecasted live on television.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Life, Holidays

Harry's Place

Mehdi Hasan vs Tariq Ramadan

I found it particularly interesting to watch Mehdi Hasan go 'Head to Head' with Tariq Ramadan as I've just finished reading Paul Berman's The Flight of the Intellectuals , an extended critique of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Muslim Brotherhood, Religion, Islam

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Religion makes you poorer but happier

Anyone who has been in a Muslim country during Ramadan knows the transformation that comes about with the first sighting of the crescent moon.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Fasting, Health, Harvard University

Salon

Confessions of a secret Muslim

I didn't pray much as a child. Sometimes I would copy my grandmother as she prayed toward Mecca.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

BioMed Central

Islamic fasting and multiple sclerosis

Month-long daytime Ramadan fasting pose s major challenges to multiple sclerosis patients in Muslim countries.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Life, Holidays

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