Muslims praying

Ramadan 2017 begins for Muslims all over the world

Soaring temperatures and long days are expected to test the will of those who are fasting in many countries The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan... Read more »

CREF has become a celebrated fixture, enjoyed by Australians of all backgrounds: Premier NSW

MESSAGE FROM THE PREMIER NEW SOUTH WALES FOR CHAND RAAT EID FESTIVAL 2016 ‘I am delighted to send my best wishes to everyone attending celebrations marking the end of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr.’... Read more »

Australia’s Muslim community celebrate Eid-al-Fitr festival

Australian Muslims gather at mosques and community centers for prayers, feasting, and entertainment By Sana Jamal (Tribune International) MELBOURNE (Australia) – Thousands of Muslims in Australia joined friends and family to celebrate the... Read more »
Blue Mosque in Istanbul during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr. Ozan Kose AFP Photo

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid ul-Fitr

Most Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia have declared Friday the first day of Eid, but in POman and Morocco, the holiday will start on Saturday. Millions of Muslims in at... Read more »
Google's Ramadan companion

Google’s Ramadan companion offers fasting times, food and apps

Google gets into Ramadan spirit, launches My Ramadan Companion Tech companies are utilizing Ramadan as a platform to connect with users and show that they care for them during the holy month... Read more »
St Petersburg

Ramadan in St Petersburg – the city where the sun doesn’t set

Muslim authorities in northern Russia say wait of up to 22 hours to break fast is simply an extra challenge to faith By Alec Luhn  When Ramadan starts on Thursday, the faithful in... Read more »
A girl arranges plates before iftar – the breaking-fast meal– during Ramadan at the Grand Mosque in Delhi, India. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

Muslims observe first day of Ramadan

The Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan has begun on Thursday for Muslims around the world. Because Muslims follow a lunar calendar, different moon-sighting methodology can lead to different countries declaring the... Read more »
Muslims worldwide mark beginning of holy month of Ramadan

Muslims worldwide mark beginning of holy month of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims all around the world mark the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Religious authorities in Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and most other countries declared Thursday as the first... Read more »