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Islamic Holidays

Find Out Who Will Be Fasting For Over Twenty Hours

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.04.2014 | Religion

The holy month of fasting is a challenge for everyone observing Ramadan, but some Muslims have it harder than others. People fasting typically wake...

Celebrating Lailat Al Miraj

Posted 05.27.2014 | Religion

Lailat al Miraj is a Muslim holiday that commemorates the Prophet Muhammad's nighttime journey from Mecca to the 'Farthest Mosque' in Jerusalem where ...

Ramadan Greetings Via Twitter

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion

Ramadan Mubarak to all! People are already celebrating the beginning of the holy month, despite the dispute about the start date. Twitter is explo...

PHOTOS: Muslims Celebrate Eid Around The World

Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, celebrates the end of Ramadan (the holy month of...

German City To Recognize Islamic Holidays

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion

BERLIN — Authorities in Hamburg have become the first in Germany to officially recognize Islamic holidays so Muslim employees and students can c...

Councilman Proposes Schools Close For Muslim Holidays

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion

Montgomery County councilman, George Levanthal, asked local schools to shut down for two Muslim holidays: Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. "The schools...

PHOTOS: Eid ul-Fitr Celebrations Around The World

Posted 10.30.2011 | Religion

Eid ul-Fitr, aka Eid, is a three-day Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Traditionally, the festival beg...

Muslims Celebrate Lailat al Miraj

Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion

Lailat al Miraj is a Muslim holiday that commemorates the Prophet Muhammad's nighttime journey from Mecca to the 'Farthest Mosque' in Jerusalem where ...

On The Prophet's Birthday: Old Guards, New Guards And Rear Guards

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

A centuries-old worldview is always ready to condemn change as being against the will of God. What I came to understand is that this worldview has its reasons for being.

Understanding Muslim Fireworks on 9/11/10

Dilara Hafiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dilara Hafiz

For one-quarter of the world's population, the anniversary of 9/11 will be a joyful celebration. No, they will not be reveling in the tragic events of 9/11, but rather they will be celebrating the completion of the 30 days of fasting during Ramadan.