Ramadan will start on or around the evening of April 13 and will be observed by hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide.
Compared to four years ago, Zakat funds increased in record numbers last year, helping more than two million refugees across the world, according to UNHCR.
The decision is the latest move affecting the Indian Ocean island nation's minority Muslims that make up about 9 per cent of the country's 22 million population.
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress says families "want to bury our people in our own burial grounds" after government announced plan to bury Muslim coronavirus victims on a remote islet.
No woman has been hanged in India by the justice system since 1955.
The protest came after the Sri Lankan government banned burials of virus victims rejecting international pleas to reverse the decision.
Many French Muslims say the draft law limits religious freedom and unfairly targets them, and say France already has enough laws to fight violence.
A Riyadh-Tehran rapprochement is unlikely, but not impossible.
Aside from members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and a few other countries, the majority of Muslims around the world need visas to enter the UAE.
In the aftermath of the Capitol Hill riot, empowering the national security state to wage a war on ‘domestic terror’ is likely to result in marginalised communities being disproportionately targeted.
Khabib makes for an ideal role model, at the perfect time.
French President Emmanuel Macron argues the legislation is needed to shore up his country's secular system, which many fear will stigmatise French Muslim community, Europe's largest.
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