Tag: Ramadan

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    This coming week, Muslims around the world will begin celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims are expected to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex during daylight hours. It's also a time of increased giving to the poor. But many American Muslims say the U.S. government's war against terror is hurting their efforts at charity. Kim Lawton has our report.

    September 7, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Muslims and charity with Anwar Khan, national development director of Islamic Relief.

    September 7, 2007 | Comments

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    During the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan, these two teenage boys led prayers and recited the entire Qur’an from memory. More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    During the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. “Fasting, for me, is a constant prayer that you’re engaged in throughout the day. For 12 hours or more, you’re praying,” says Zuleqa Husain, a young American Muslim. More

    October 14, 2005 | Comments

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    Read the full interview about Ramadan with Imam Yahya Hendi. More

    October 29, 2004 | Comments

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    Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the five so-called pillars of Islam, an obligation of Muslims worldwide. Muslims use a lunar calendar, and Ramadan begins with the new moon. But for devout Muslims, it’s not enough to calculate mathematically when the crescent moon rises. It has to be seen. More

    November 8, 2002 | Comments

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