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Ramadan

Health 2020-05-28T17:10:00Z

I fasted for Ramadan after shunning the ritual for years, and it changed my mental health for good

Fasting and practicing mindfulness in Ramadan also helped me open up, appreciate the little things, and work on my relationship with food.
Travel 2020-05-27T16:24:00Z

An Ikea store in Germany let 800 people pray in its parking lot to celebrate Eid while social distancing

Hundreds of people came together in an Ikea parking lot in Germany to celebrate the end of Ramadan in a socially-distanced fashion.
Travel 2020-05-22T11:50:00Z

16 breathtaking photos of Eid celebrations around the world

The holiday marks the breaking of the Ramadan fast, where practising Muslims forgo food and drink from sunrise to sunset, for one month.
Travel 2020-05-18T21:46:00Z

18 breathtaking photos of Eid celebrations around the world

The holiday marks the breaking of the Ramadan fast, where practicing Muslims forgo food and drink from sunrise to sunset, for one month.
Health 2020-04-29T14:00:00Z

How to work out and eat to maintain muscle and fitness while fasting during Ramadan

Listening to your body is key, but if you want to train during Ramadan, keep your workouts light during the day and eat to stabilize your energy.
Culture 2020-04-23T21:07:24Z

How Muslims are digitally celebrating Ramadan under quarantine and protecting themselves from Zoom-bombers

Muslims are coming up with creative, digital ideas to celebrate the month of Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine.
News 2019-12-22T13:43:00Z

Dazzling NASA images from space show how holiday lights brighten the night across the globe

Satellite images show that US cities emit more light during Christmas and New Year's, while Middle Eastern cities are illuminated during Ramadan.
Food 2019-07-10T14:02:00Z

Reshteh khoshkar is a traditional Iranian dessert

Reshteh khoshkar is an Iranian dessert that is popular in the Gilan Province. It is a traditional cookie that is eaten for Ramadan.
Health 2019-06-20T16:24:30Z

There's more evidence that fasting may make you healthier, and it comes from studying Ramadan observers

The study included 14 people who fasted from dawn to sunset for Ramadan. Previous research has shown intermittent fasting may help with weight loss.
News 2019-05-29T17:56:00Z

7 things you should avoid saying to a fasting coworker during Ramadan

Many Muslims appreciate questions during the month of Ramadan, but some phrases can be avoided. Here's what to avoid saying if possible.
News 2018-06-09T16:15:00Z

Muslim food truck owners won't break their fast during Ramadan, no matter how much chicken they smell all day

New York has a food truck on almost every street corner, many of which are halal trucks operated by Muslim owners. During Ramadan, practicing Muslims fast until sundown every day — a discipline that requires even more self-restraint for those who work with food all day.
Design 2018-06-07T21:42:54Z

A Saudi Arabian fashion show used drones instead of female models — but it’s not for the reason you think

A Saudi Arabian fashion show used drones instead of models to feature women's clothing this past weekend. When videos went viral, assumed that women were banned from the event. But a designer who presented at the event told INSIDER that the show's theme was about technology in Saudi Arabia.
News 2017-06-23T10:00:00Z

Images of people breaking their Ramadan fast in a ruined Syrian town are going viral

Residents of besieged rubble-strewn rebel stronghold breaking their fast with sunset iftar meal captured in striking footage.
People 2017-06-09T16:41:23Z

Over 40,000 people are sending 'Happy Ramadan' cards to mosques across the US for an important reason

Even those who don't observe Ramadan themselves are joining in the festivities by sending cards to mosques to show their support.