While the fasting month is an Islamic tradition, Muslim-majority Türkiye’s Christian and Jewish communities have long felt part of it. Here are their stories.
In the vicinity of deserts, where food and water sources were scarce, the first Muslims in Medina learned to fast all day long under Prophet Muhammad’s guidance.
With the pandemic slowing down, this year Muslims are likely to return to their Ramadan rituals such as long communal prayers and iftars.
A key concern is the drug’s safety if used long-term because it’s a protein and not a small molecule like a statin, a drug that lowers blood cholesterol and protects against heart attacks.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many Muslim-majority countries have imposed restrictions on worshippers, including night-time curfews, and called for prayers to be performed at home during the fasting month.
Ramadan will start on or around the evening of April 13 and will be observed by hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide.
There’s a scholarly consensus around the world that vaccination during fasting does not compromise your fast in the month of Ramadan.
While fasting generates a lot of health opportunities, people still need to navigate their diet carefully, according to experts. Here are some nutrition tips.
Fasting is a deeply spiritual experience sanctioned by the Islamic faith, but medical experts also point out neurological and nutritional benefits for the human body and brain.
Shuttered mosques, partial curbs, and bans on mass prayers across the world have overshadowed Islam's holiest month, which begins on Friday.
Many may experience neither this Ramadan because of coronavirus lockdowns. And those who do will depend on volunteers willing to risk their health to reach the vulnerable.
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated new levels of anxiety ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins this week, in which congregational worship plays a significant role.
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