Ramazan

Muslim inmates in the US fed pork during Ramazan: activists

Muslim inmates in the US fed pork during Ramazan: activists

A federal judge granted a restraining order Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramazan, rights campaigners said. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming Anchorage Correctional Complex had violated constitutional prohibitions against “cruel and unusual punishment”. CAIR said […]

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramazan: president

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramazan: president

CAIRO;Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramazan. The decision to keep the crossing open was taken “to alleviate the suffering” of residents in the Palestinian enclave, Sisi said on Facebook late Thursday. […]

India to halt anti-militant operations in Kashmir for Ramazan

India to halt anti-militant operations in Kashmir for Ramazan

India will suspend operations against militants fighting its rule in the disputed region of Kashmir during the holy Muslim month of Ramazan, the government said on Wednesday. The move follows weeks of sporadic violence in the Muslim majority territory at the heart of decades of hostility between India and Pakistan, both of which claim the […]

My autobiography is not a Lyari history book, says Ramazan Baloch

My autobiography is not a Lyari history book, says Ramazan Baloch

Lyari’s chronicler Ramazan Baloch insisted that his book was not about Lyari’s history but it was his autobiography and everyone else he was flanked by with agreed with Maya Angelou’s famous quote: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” “It is not a history book, I insist. It carries reflections […]

Muslims up early for Ramazan saved lives in horrific London tower blaze

Muslims up early for Ramazan saved lives in horrific London tower blaze

By News Desk/AFP Muslims living near and in the London tower which was gutted by a massive fire early Wednesday morning are said to be among heroes who saved lives because they were awake for sehri. Many residents who were sleeping said they didn’t hear alarms as the fire swept through the tower block. They […]

Momina Mustehsan to render Qaseeda Burda Shareef this Ramazan

Momina Mustehsan to render Qaseeda Burda Shareef this Ramazan

By Our Corresopndent After Momina Mustehsan’s much-famed Coke Studio debut with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the Afreen Afreen girl won people’s heart with her soothing voice and gorgeous looks. Be it her personal life or singing career, Momina clearly knows how to stay in the headlines. She was  was previously in the limelight for a song […]