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.
With the pandemic slowing down, this year Muslims are likely to return to their Ramadan rituals such as long communal prayers and iftars.
Painfully estranged from their homeland, the holy month stirs up memories of harmony and festivity for one of the world’s most persecuted peoples.
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.
Usually a time for prayer and communal gatherings, this year’s Ramadan will be a more solemn and sombre affair.
Larger shops and those in major German cities will open later as part of an attempted phased return to a more normal existence that will also see some students go back to school from May 4.
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.
The holiest month in Islam is also when traders make money. This year could be very difficult for them and Muslim countries.
The Islamic holy month is just weeks away and many believers are preparing to put traditions on hold due to social distancing and life under lockdown.
Millions more, however, in India, Pakistan, and Iran, will likely be marking the start of the lunar month on Tuesday based on moon sightings there.
Family Kitchen's initiative this year provides meals eaten by Muslims after sunset during the holy month of Ramadan – to 500 families in the impoverished refugee camp on the outskirts of Amman.
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