(RNS) — On the eve of Ramadan, a medical student finds that fasting has some mild health benefits, but some very noticeable consequences as well.
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YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (RNS) Mountains of food offerings called "gunungans" are paraded through the streets as part of Eid al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of Ramadan.
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The festival marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, and is celebrated by visiting friends and relatives, hosting food parties and sharing sweets.
(RNS) It took less than 24 hours to crowdsource the funds to build a mosque that will be called Masjid Nabra, which is already under construction.
(RNS) Though most doctors and religious scholars advise Muslim diabetics not to fast, many still do.
(RNS) Failure to acknowledge how faith impacts medical care can lead to challenges and even life-threatening situations.
(RNS) It's the holiest night of the year for Muslims.
(Reuters)The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at a mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan.
LONDON (RNS) The archbishop of Canterbury warned that the U.K. could end up 'hiding behind closed doors' and urged Christians not to be afraid.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Secretary of State is apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.
(RNS) Rising prices reflect plummeting supplies caused by a severe drought linked to climate change that wiped out harvests, depleted water sources and killed livestock.
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(RNS) The militants took time to offer a morning prayer and eat a meal after shooting dead 20 people and then hacking their bodies with machetes.
(RNS) In a message for Eid-al-Fitr, the president lamented the terror attacks around the world in recent weeks and warned against anti-Muslim incidents in the U.S. after the Orlando massacre.