Algerian court clears Christians of charge of flouting Ramadan by eating during day

October 5, 2010

ramadan 1Two Christian men on trial in Algeria for eating during daylight in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan were acquitted on Tuesday, a verdict their supporters said was a triumph for religious freedom.

Stock markets in Muslim countries usually rally during Ramadan-study

By Reuters Staff
August 9, 2010

datesRamadan, the holiest month of the Islamic calendar marked with fasting and prayer, is also an uplifting time for stock markets in predominantly Muslim countries, according to a study by the University of New Hampshire.

Dry spell casts pall over Ramadan in India

August 27, 2009

foodseller (Photo: Food sellers on Ramadan evening near old Delhi’s Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque), 23 Aug 2009/Parth Sanyal)