This year the fasting month will coincide with the coronavirus pandemic, which has disrupted normal life for the vast majority of the world.
Ramadan instructs Muslims across the world to help each other, and this year it couldn't come any sooner.
A family as old as Islamic history itself has been looking after the sacred cloak since the seventh century. TRT World visited the mosque of the cloak and spoke with the family in Istanbul’s Fatih district.
Dozens of people were wounded in the attack, health ministry spokesman says, which targeted top clerics in Kabul, gathered at a wedding hall to mark Prophet Muhammad's birthday.
Although the exact date of his birth is unknown, Muslims agree he was born in the year 570 CE. The occasion is celebrated on the 12th of Rabi al-awwal, the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar, this year corresponding to December 11 and 12.
Ashura is a day of remembrance Muslims around the world commemorate with various traditions, ceremonies and dishes.
Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri says ‘unity is a matter of life or death' in Syria, decries DEASH as ‘extremists'.
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