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Follow Two Christians and a Muslim on Their #RamadanFast

What is Ramadan? Glad you asked. The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when the new crescent moon is visib...
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What Is Ramadan? Why Do Muslims Fast?

Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Musli...

Is Sharia Law a Threat to You and Your Family?

What is Sharia Law? Many Muslims don't even know. And then there are the radio talk-show hosts and politicians who also don't know but fan the winds of hate and fear anyway. To find out what Shari Law is and what it means, GV Wire's Jamie Ouverson int...

Does Fres-know Islam?

What do you know about Muslims?  Take the QUIZ above and find out what your peers said. People all over Fresno answer true or false questions about Islam only to be surprised by the answers. We cover topics from jeans to jihad. Be sure to follow GV Wire to be ...
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Saudis to Allow Women in Sports Stadiums

Saudi Arabia will admit women into stadiums for major sports events for the first time starting next year, the government says. Women are currently banned from entering sports stadiums in the kingdom, in keepin...