Ramadan Round-up

Riyadh:The Saudi national campaign to help Syrian refugees in Jordan, distributed Ramadan baskets for 4,500 Syrian families in Ramtha and Madaba Governorates in the second phase of its Ramadan relief activities. Director of the campaign office in Jordan, Saad Al-Sowaid said the third phase of the Ramadan basket distribution cover 150,000 families outside the Zaatari […]

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Sharjah:The world’s longest iftar table measuring 1.003km in length comprising 410 tables with 1,600 legs and 2.44 meters each in length, seating 2,000 people in facing rows on Al-Buhaira Corniche walkway in Sharjah, was the focus of a Ramadan event that drew thousands of people and officials from the Guinness Book of World Records. Talal […]

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By Nigar Ataulla Bangalore: Iftar parties often consist of meeting, breaking the fast, eating, and then dispersing. But this was one iftar party with a difference. Organised on 25th July on the terrace of Feroze’s Estate Agency by the Quran Study Circle, it brought together Muslims and people of other faiths, both men and women. […]

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YouGov MENA surveyed 1,520 online Muslim respondents who live in the Middle East to understand their impressions of this special time of year. # 31% of survey respondents claim their behavior (lifestyle etc.) changes ‘completely’ during Ramadan # 87% spend more time at home than usual during the Holy Month of Ramadan # 79% thinks Ramadan […]

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A recent Pew Research Center survey of more than 38,000 Muslims around the world shows widespread observance of Ramadan. In the 39 countries and territories surveyed, a median of 93% say they fast during the holy month. By comparison, a median of 77% of Muslims in those 39 countries say they give zakat . And […]

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