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Trump's Ramadan Message: Muslims Add 'Richness' to 'Religious Tapestry of American Life'
16 May 2018, 01:33 | Devin Moran
UAE President pardons 935 prisoners ahead of Ramadan
Eid Al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, may fall on Friday, June 15, Eid al-Adha on August 22, and the first day of the Islamic year, Fatih-Muharram, 1440, may be on September 11, as the astronomers formerly predicted.
Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic (Hijri) calendar.
During Ramadan, Muslims have to abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to sunset.
The sighting of the new moon was carried out at 29 locations throughout the country. Each Islamic month is either twenty-nine or maximum thirty days.
In South Africa, the expectation always was that Ramadan would start on Thursday.
Whiles prices of food are said to be soaring in parts of Nigeria due to the Ramadan, Somalia and Kenyan authorities are also feverishly undertaking measures to ensure that terrorist groups are not allowed to carry out attacks.
If the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia declares the beginning of Ramadan from today, most among the Muslims in Europe would begin fasting from tomorrow.
The holy month of Ramadan, or Ramzan as we call it in India, will begin on Thursday May 16 or May 17 depending on the moon sighting.
From why the month of Ramadan moves to how it is celebrated, here is your guide to the holy month.
US President Donald Trump today greeted Muslims observing Ramadan and said the holy month is a time of self-reflection meant to deepen one's spiritual growth. After sunset the fast is broken with an evening meal called 'Iftar', often starting with few sips of water and handful of candies or dates.
The date is also recognised as one of the Five Pillars of Islam, alongside faith, prayer, charity, and making a pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca.
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Congratulation (sic) Class of 2018 on one of best senior pranks that Cumberland High School has seen. "It looked very, very real". Senior class prank season tests the patience of the adults in the room and the adults of Cumberland, Wis ., have passed the test.
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor link-up: Truth or rumour?
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SC acquits Sidhu of culpable homicide in road rage case
He was, however, spared the jail term with the top court acquitting him "for culpable homicide not amounting to murder ". The high court sentenced them to three-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the convicts.