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Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
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Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

May 9th 2021, 10:35 AM 12,258 Views 14 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

Muslims around the world mark beginning of Ramadan with socially distanced prayers
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Muslims around the world mark beginning of Ramadan with socially distanced prayers

Apr 13th 2021, 8:35 PM 15,322 Views 23 Comments

The holy month is marked by intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts

Officials apologise after alleged Christchurch mosque shooter's letter is posted online
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Officials apologise after alleged Christchurch mosque shooter's letter is posted online

Updated Aug 15th 2019, 10:54 PM 17,717 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, survivors and victims’ families have asked that the trial be delayed so it doesn’t take place during Ramadan.

Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24
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Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24

May 8th 2019, 7:38 AM 9,707 Views 3 Comments

Police have said they are still investigating the nature of the blast.

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan
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'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 26,734 Views 66 Comments

Due to the long summer days in western Europe, fasting can last up to 19 hours in some countries.

Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan
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Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan

Jun 9th 2018, 1:36 PM 9,599 Views 17 Comments

Today’s announcement coincides with the Afghan government announcing a ceasefire earlier this month.

Trump hosts iftar dinner at White House, as demonstrators protest immigration laws
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Trump hosts iftar dinner at White House, as demonstrators protest immigration laws

Jun 7th 2018, 8:18 AM 9,389 Views 13 Comments

Trump defied recent custom by not holding a similar event during his first year in office.

Ian Paisley Jr apologises for sharing Katie Hopkins tweet about Ramadan
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Ian Paisley Jr apologises for sharing Katie Hopkins tweet about Ramadan

Apr 3rd 2018, 3:32 PM 38,531 Views 95 Comments

The tweet had linked the Muslim practice of fasting for a month to murder rates in London.

'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink'
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'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink'

Jun 10th 2017, 7:30 PM 4,003 Views 204 Comments

Ramadan is that one month where you can easily focus on your spirituality in a busy world, writes Hajar Akl.

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack
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Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack

Jun 7th 2017, 10:06 PM 13,804 Views 48 Comments

In a joint statement, representatives of the Catholic, Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian and Quaker churches condemned the attack.

Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan
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Attack targets school as 250,000 prayed nearby to mark end of Ramadan

Jul 7th 2016, 7:12 AM 14,711 Views 23 Comments

It is believed to have been carried out by Islamists.

Muslim leaders condemn suicide bombs in Saudi Arabia, including one at holy site
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Muslim leaders condemn suicide bombs in Saudi Arabia, including one at holy site

Jul 5th 2016, 9:48 AM 18,813 Views 231 Comments

‘This crime could not have been perpetrated by someone who had an atom of belief in his heart.’

Not eating until 10pm every night: Here's what Ramadan is like for me in Ireland
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Not eating until 10pm every night: Here's what Ramadan is like for me in Ireland

Jul 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,315 Views 141 Comments

After never adhering to Ramadan while growing up, Mohammed Rahman began doing so a few years ago. He writes about what it’s like for a Muslim in Ireland.

Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan
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Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:55 AM 15,811 Views 97 Comments

The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims have been fasting for almost a month now.

Explainer: Ramadan starts today - here's what happens during the Muslim holy month
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Explainer: Ramadan starts today - here's what happens during the Muslim holy month

Jun 6th 2016, 5:52 PM 37,510 Views 229 Comments

The holy month will be particularly hard this year for many Muslims in the northern hemisphere.

Coke is removing logos from its packaging to try to make you a better person
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Coke is removing logos from its packaging to try to make you a better person

Jul 12th 2015, 9:30 AM 29,822 Views 29 Comments

“Labels are for cans, not for people.”

Irish Muslims condemn Ramadan terrorist attacks
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Irish Muslims condemn Ramadan terrorist attacks

Jun 28th 2015, 7:00 AM 19,675 Views 137 Comments

The founder of the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council was speaking about the attacks at an event yesterday.

Tesco have withdrawn this spectacular fail of a Ramadan promotion
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Tesco have withdrawn this spectacular fail of a Ramadan promotion

Jun 24th 2015, 8:17 PM 9,722 Views 4 Comments

DOH.

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting
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Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

Jun 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,008 Views 60 Comments

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit
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'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2014, 9:47 AM 6,889 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi insists their extra-time loss was not due to fitness reasons.

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69
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Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

Aug 10th 2013, 8:16 PM 4,606 Views 10 Comments

The death toll is the highest since assaults in July near Baghdad.

US evacuates staff from Pakistan over "specific threats"
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US evacuates staff from Pakistan over "specific threats"

Aug 9th 2013, 8:11 AM 3,881 Views 15 Comments

All non-emergency staff have been ordered out of the US embassy in Lahore because of the threat.

Israel and Palestine to resume talks in Washington
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Israel and Palestine to resume talks in Washington

Jul 29th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,155 Views 98 Comments

It will be the first time officials have had direct discussions in the past three years.

Death toll in Pakistan twin suicide attacks rises to 57
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Death toll in Pakistan twin suicide attacks rises to 57

Jul 27th 2013, 6:40 PM 3,699 Views 13 Comments

Two bombers walked into crowded market as shoppers bought food to break their fasts at sunset for Ramadan.

Ramadan begins in Ireland tomorrow - but there's been confusion elsewhere
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Ramadan begins in Ireland tomorrow - but there's been confusion elsewhere

Jul 9th 2013, 4:55 PM 14,906 Views 63 Comments

Ramadan began in the USA yesterday, and there was some confusion in France over the official date.

Prolonged fasting for Ramadan is dangerous for people with diabetes
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Prolonged fasting for Ramadan is dangerous for people with diabetes

Jun 14th 2013, 6:00 AM 5,496 Views 23 Comments

Abstaining from eating, drinking and using oral medications from dawn to sunset could cause hypoglycemia.

The Evening Fix: Sunday
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The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 19th 2012, 7:57 PM 9,142 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world
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In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world

Aug 19th 2012, 5:21 PM 8,265 Views 70 Comments

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.

Afghanistan: dozens killed in worst day of attacks on civilians this year
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Afghanistan: dozens killed in worst day of attacks on civilians this year

Aug 14th 2012, 7:26 PM 2,383 Views 6 Comments

Attacks come amid preparations to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

VIDEO: Iranians mourn as earthquake death toll passes 300
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VIDEO: Iranians mourn as earthquake death toll passes 300

Aug 13th 2012, 9:26 AM 1,350 Views 15 Comments

An official report from Iran’s health minister says the official death toll is now 306 – the majority of them women and children.

Rescuers dig for survivors after quakes kill 250 in Iran
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Rescuers dig for survivors after quakes kill 250 in Iran

Aug 12th 2012, 10:35 AM 2,624 Views 2 Comments

The two earthquakes struck within 11 minutes of each other, levelling villages and trapping many people in the rubble.

US mosque burns to ground in suspected arson attack
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US mosque burns to ground in suspected arson attack

Aug 6th 2012, 8:31 PM 11,788 Views 41 Comments

“We hope these are isolated events, but suddenly they have become more regular and bolder.”

Pig heads dumped outside French mosque provoke outrage
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Pig heads dumped outside French mosque provoke outrage

Aug 2nd 2012, 8:23 AM 4,348 Views 32 Comments

Jewish and Muslim groups have reacted angrily to the incident in town where Islamist gunman killed two paratroopers earlier this year.

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest
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Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 701 Views 7 Comments

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

At least 56 dead as dozens of Iraqi cities targeted in bombings
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At least 56 dead as dozens of Iraqi cities targeted in bombings

Aug 15th 2011, 10:39 AM 134 Views 1 Comment

The scope of the violence emphasised the still dangerous ability of insurgents to coordinate and carry out attacks despite repeated crackdowns by Iraqi and US forces.

Hama streets fall quiet as Syrian government claims the city
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Hama streets fall quiet as Syrian government claims the city

Aug 5th 2011, 9:23 PM 238 Views 1 Comment

Images broadcast by Syrian state media indicate that the military believes it has crushed the uprising in Hama. At least 13 people were killed in protests across Syrian today.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 31st 2011, 8:27 PM 2,187 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a busy bank holiday weekend – keep up to date on the day’s events and all the little bits in between with TheJournal.ie’s daily round-up…

NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan
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NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan

Jul 13th 2011, 1:24 PM 201 Views 2 Comments

But the alliance said its campaign would stop if Gaddafi’s forces stopped targeting civilians.

In pictures: the final day of Ramadan
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In pictures: the final day of Ramadan

Sep 11th 2010, 2:12 PM 881 Views 0 Comments

Muslims worry that the festivities to mark the end of the Holy Month may be mistaken for celebrations of September 11.

Landslide kills 12 in Turkey
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Landslide kills 12 in Turkey

Aug 27th 2010, 5:33 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

Sudden torrential rain leads to at least 12 deaths in the Black Sea region of Turkey.

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