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UN App Allows Fasting Muslims to Share Food with Refugees

As Muslims around the world prepare for the festive season of Ramadan, a UN World Food Program is launching two fundraising campaigns to urge fasting Muslims to donate and prevent famine in Yemen and support Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Houston Muslims Prepare for Ramadan Challenge

For Muslims around the world, preparing for the long days that mark a summer Ramadan means gathering food for suhoor and iftar, planning menus, teaching children the true meaning of fasting, and ensuring one’s own fast and spiritual journey during this most holy of months is fulfilling and rewarding.

When Is Your Ramadan?

As the holy fasting month of Ramadan knocks the doors, hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide are anticipating any news about the start of the fast.

Saudi to Look for Ramadan Moon Thursday

The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday evening, 29 Sha’ban, corresponding to May 25.

Prince Harry to Share Ramadan Iftar With Singaporean Muslims

Britain’s Prince Harry will join an iftar with Singaporean Muslims this Ramadan during his visit to the south-Asian country aimed at raising fund for his charity.

US Muslims Urged to Host “Fast Forward” Iftar

As the clock ticks towards the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, a US advocacy group is calling on mosques across the United States to host “Fast Forward” interfaith “iftars,” or fast-breaking meals in support of traditional American values of inclusion and respect for diversity.

Toronto Muslims Bid for Waste Free Ramadan

Muslims in Greater Toronto Area are preparing to welcome the holy month of Ramadan with an eye on worshipping and the other on protecting their environment, piloting a project called the #Waste Free Ramadan.

Pennsylvania Muslims Invite Community to Daily Iftars

Preparing to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, the Muslim community in Reading, Pennsylvania, will be extended table every day during the fasting month, welcoming neighbors to share Muslims’ iftar meal.

Ramadan Charity Fridges Back in Dubai

In a year designated as the “Year of Giving” in Emirates, a charity project to share fridges stocked with food and beverages during the holy month of Ramadan is back this year across Dubai, offering free iftar for workers observing fasting.

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