The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of Shawwal on Monday evening, 29 Ramadan, corresponding to July 4, to determine the start of `Eid Al-Fitr.
A small, but steadily growing Muslim community in Cuba is marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan quietly in their small prayer hall, awaiting the construction of their promised mosque in Havana.
Adhan was recited at Istanbul's Aya Sophia mosque for the first time in decades early on Saturday morning, July 2, following a celebration to mark Laylat Al Qadr, the holiest night of Ramadan for Muslims.
With `Eid around the corner, millions of Muslims worldwide are preparing to bid farewell to the holy fasting month of Ramadan, getting ready to welcome another spiritual event: `Eid Al-Fitr.
The Muslim faithful, fresh from their nightly taraweeh prayers, flocked to the tables heaped with homemade treats. The wide variety of cupcakes, cookies and brownies - all tempting after long days of fasting and hours stood in prayer - practically begged to be bought.
For the majority of British Muslims, Ramadan so far has been somewhat bitter-sweet, since violence, xenophobia, and sectarian bigotry have but hugged the global socio-political narrative, putting an entire faith on trial over the actions of a dangerous minority few.
Ramadan is a time when Muslims come together to worship, socialize, and discuss important issues affecting their daily lives. In the United States, the Muslim organization Muslim ARC and the Suffolk County Police Department met with Muslims during the holy month, to provide opportunities to learn about countering racism and hate.
French Muslims and Jews have announced the formation of a new joint commission to defend ritual slaughter, following rising criticism targeting the practice in the country with the highest Muslim population in Europe.
An American Muslim council is sponsoring an internship program for young Muslim girls who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement to dispel the constant negative portrayal of Muslims.
Muslims in Southampton city on the south coast of England cancelled their `Eid Al-Fitr outdoor celebration, citing rising anti-Muslim sentiments in the community after Brexit poll.
Showing exemplary honesty, a Syrian refugee has been hailed a hero after he handed €50,000 (£41,000) cash he found hidden in a donated wardrobe over to the authorities.