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Ramadan Prayers and Fasting in Fresno Will Be Shadowed by Thoughts of War in Gaza

■Many Muslims in Fresno and the world will pray for the people of Gaza while observing Ramadan. ■Ramadan is a holy month that commemorates t...

Ramadan Prayers and Fasting in Fresno Will Be Shadowed by Thoughts of War in Gaza

■Many Muslims in Fresno and the world will pray for the people of Gaza while observing Ramadan. ■Ramadan is a holy month that commemorates t...

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Here Are Six Things You Should Know About Ramadan

Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State Universit...

/ 1 year ago

Iranian Women to Fresno Cousin: ‘If We Die, Don’t Cry for Me. Be My Voice.’

  Shahnaz Tousinezhad Shahnaz Tousinezhad left Iran for the United States in 1983, but like many expatriate Iranians, her heart has nev...

/ 2 years ago

Here’s the Conclusive Evidence That the Media Casts Muslims in a Negative Light

The warm welcome Americans and Europeans have given Ukrainians in 2022 contrasts sharply with the uneven — and frequently hostile — policies...

/ 2 years ago

Local Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr as Ramadan Ends

Monday’s observation of Eid al-Fitr marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan when Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise ...

/ 2 years ago

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Why Ramadan Is Called Ramadan: 6 Questions Answered

  Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State Un...

/ 2 years ago

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LA ‘March for Justice’ to Protest Saudi Mass Beheadings

  The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California has scheduled a March for Justice on Saturday to protest the mass beheading of 81 peop...

/ 2 years ago

Photos of wrapped gifts and a small food tray for the Eid celebration

Eid al-Fitr Marks End of Ramadan, but COVID-19 Curtails Big Events

The Eid al-Fitr celebrations that mark the end of Islam’s holy month of Ramadan will be subdued this year in Fresno because of the cor...

/ 4 years ago

COVID-19 Brings a New Kind of Ramadan for Muslim Community

Muslims in the Fresno area will cast their eyes skyward Friday morning in search of the crescent moon that will signal the start of Islam...

/ 4 years ago

Must Muslims Fast for Ramadan During COVID-19?

When Islam’s holy month of Ramadan begins next week, there will still be prayers, fasting, and feasting, but because of the COVID-19 p...

/ 4 years ago

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