Ramadan

Victory Day in Russia, Eid al-Fitr celebrations and officials at the U.S. border round out this week's most stunning images.
The group, Lehava, heightened recent unrest in the holy city, sparked by Israel's now-reversed decision to block Palestinians from praying there during Ramadan.
"We've come a long way in this past year, so inshallah, going forward, things will be a lot better,” said one Muslim American.
The newly released comedy stars Haaz Sleiman and Michael Cassidy as a cross-cultural couple navigating faith-based obstacles to intimacy.
The romantic comedy stars Haaz Sleiman and Michael Cassidy as a cross-cultural, would-be couple and is due out Jan. 22.
As the coronavirus pandemic offers time to step back, Muslim Americans rethink how mosques can be more welcoming to women and adapt financially.
Despite the lockdown, Muslims across the country find ways to celebrate the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.
People of faith around the world are turning to prayer during the Covid-19 pandemic. But why exactly do we pray? It turns out, prayer isn’t just about religion. And while the ways people pray vary widely, the basic human need to reach out to something outside of ourselves is universal.
The flower moon and life amid the coronavirus pandemic round out this week's best images.
Michigan families decorate their homes with lights so that even as they can't meet, Ramadan's festive spirit brightens their neighborhoods.
"At this time of need ... Ramadan brings hope for people."
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Muslim Americans are forced to get creative in order to make the most out of Ramadan.
Ramadan is usually a month filled with family, friends and festive feasting. But the spread of COVID-19 may cast a pall over the month's beloved social rituals.
Nearly every major religion has an important holiday in April — which means it will be a month of surreal new changes for American believers.
With Ramadan only a month and a half away, Muslim Americans are having to rethink everything from Friday prayers to planning Hajj.
From India to Thailand to Jerusalem, Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan with food, family and festivities.
“When you first come to Congress, I don’t care what you do and what you say," Rep. André Carson said. "If you’re a Muslim, it’s going to get exaggerated."
Trump held a Ramadan dinner at the White House just last week but without any Muslim Americans.
Tears of joy as gay marriage is made legal in Taiwan, Ramadan sights and an adorable baby giraffe round out this week's top images.
Mosques across the country are holding shooter trainings and hiring armed guards to protect their congregations during their busiest time of the year.