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Anti-Muslim memes have no place in our politics | Editorial

There is a flyer circulating among voters in Piscataway that uses the kind of coded anti-Muslim language that makes most of us uneasy. The bigger problem is that the person who funded the flyer — powerful state Senator Bob Smith, the Middlesex Democrat — doesn’t see the necessity to repudiate …

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Ramadan 2019: Glossary of Terms for the Holiest Month of Islamic Culture

Ramadan originates from the Arabic word ramad, which means heat or dryness, as the first Ramadan is observed during the summer. Muslims wait to break their fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, in Islamabad. (Image: AP) Ramadan, or Ramzaan, is observed in the ninth month …

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Happy Ramadan 2019: Ramzan Mubarak Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpaper, Messages, SMS, Greetings, Photos, Pics

Happy Ramadan 2019 Wishes Images: Ramadan/Ramzan is observed to remind people of the sufferings of the less fortunate and to come closer to God. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock, Designed by Gargi Singh) Happy Ramadan 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpaper, Messages: A holy period for Muslims all around the world, Ramadan, …

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Irresistible Ramzan sweets you must try this Iftar!

The month of fasting and feasting of the Islamic religion is here and we cannot wait to delve into the delicious iftar delicacies. This fasting period of 30 days also includes the Suhoor and Iftar meals. Long hours of fasting in Ramadan is followed by a lavish meal, which is …

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Health advice you can borrow from the Ramadan diet

“I forgot to have lunch yesterday but compensated with a drink and burger at dinner,” said my colleague. Given the huge gap between her breakfast and dinner, I wondered if this was the right thing to eat. Not at all, says Neda Anas Nizar, Consultant Nutritionist at Dieture Healthy Gourmet, …

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Dublin hotel praised for laying on 2.30am breakfast buffet for fasting Muslim

© Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited A hotel in Dublin has been praised for its treatment of a Muslim guest who was fasting for Ramadan. This month, Muslims around the globe are observing Ramadan, a period of deep spiritual reflection and fasting that takes place every year. …

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Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered

Mohammad Hassan Khalil, Michigan State University Why is Ramadan called Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and lasts either 29 or 30 days, depending on when the new crescent moon is (or should be) visible. The Arabic term Ramadan connotes intense heat. It seems that …

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While Enes Kanter is Observing Ramadan, the World Will Be Watching Him

On Monday, around 4 a.m., Enes Kanter will wake up, eat a light breakfast of yogurt, fruit and peanut butter, and drink as much water as he can. Then for the roughly 16 hours between sunrise and sunset in Portland, Ore., the center for the Portland Trail Blazers will abstain …

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Ramadan 2019: The health benefits of fasting

Ramadan, which begins on May 6 in most countries this year, is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It involves abstaining from eating, drinking, smoking and sexual relations from dawn to sunset, in the hopes that it will lead to greater “taqwa”, or consciousness of God. Muslims were commanded …

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