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Muslim Lawmakers Find Comfort As They Host Historic Ramadan Iftar
“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."
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Muslim Members Of Congress Host A Historic Iftar In The Capitol
Trump held a Ramadan dinner at the White House just last week but without any Muslim Americans.
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16 Amazing Photos You Missed This Week
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.
As Ramadan Begins, American Mosques Are Preparing For The Worst
Mosques across the country are holding shooter trainings and hiring armed guards to protect their congregations during their busiest time of the year.
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These Photos Illustrate The Incredible Diversity Of Eid Al-Fitr In America
Muslims are among the country's most racially varied religious groups, so their holidays are too.
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Ramadan's End Gives Muslim Players Reprieve As 2018 World Cup Begins
The tournament's start coincides with Eid al-Fitr and the end of the holy month of fasting.
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Muslim Inmates Must Receive Nighttime Ramadan Meals, Washington Judge Rules
The inmates claim they've lost an average of more than 20 pounds each during Ramadan because of the prison's policies.
What It's Really Like To Fast During Ramadan
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Ramadan has fallen during a period of unbelievably long days the past few years.
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Trump's White House Iftar Is Missing Major American Muslim Groups
Some of America's largest Muslim organizations say they weren't invited to the Ramadan celebration.
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Trump To Host Ramadan Dinner After Ditching Tradition Last Year: Reports
The president had previously broken a decadeslong tradition of hosting the dinner at the White House.
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MAC's Ramadan Makeup Tutorial Sparks Debate, Highlights The Holiday's Diversity
The predawn meal is a festive social gathering in some Middle Eastern cultures, but many American Muslims can't relate.
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Police Question Prominent Scholar Tariq Ramadan Following Rape Allegations
Two women have accused the Oxford professor of rape and assault.
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Nothing Can Stop This Afghan Super Mom From Providing For Her Family
By Mahbooba Hazara, Sahar Speaks
Often as she works, one son helps chop wood while her other children study.
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Muslim Workers Claim They Were Forced To Choose Between Keeping Religion or Job
The men asked to switch their meal time so that they could participate in a Ramadan tradition.
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Ramadan Moments That I Will Miss
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I will miss the times when we were at the mosque for Taraweeh, the nightly Ramadan prayers, and lost ourselves in beauty of the recitation.
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Justin Trudeau's Pride Socks Have A Not-So-Hidden Message
Canada's Prime Minister said the event was all about inclusivity.
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How Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, The End Of Ramadan
By HuffPost Religion Editors, HuffPost
The long month of fasting, prayer, and reflection has come to a close.
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Donald Trump Becomes First President In Two Decades To Not Host A Ramadan Dinner
Yet another slap in the face to Muslims everywhere.
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Another Violent Ramadan
Attorney I Scholar I Researcher I Educator
Imagine celebrating Hanukah, Christmas, Diwali or Easter in a political and social climate strewn with such hatred.
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What It's Like To Observe Ramadan As A Refugee
The holy month traditionally brings families together, but that's not possible for many displaced Muslims.
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This Former MTV Icon Found Inner Peace Through Islam
Chair of Islamic Studies at American University
"[It’s] a religion for all times and all worlds ... I’m living proof," says Kristiane Backer.
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