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Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr in 2016

Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr are two of the most important festivals for Muslims around the world. It is the ninth month of the Islamic year, when, according to tradition, the Holy Quran was handed to guide people (Ramadan in Arabic, or Ramazan in Turkish). This month is sacred for Muslims, as they are required to comply with certain rules [...]

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Muslim Names and Their Meanings

In Muslim, but in Eastern traditions as a whole, the child's name has a very special meaning, much more than in the Western cultures. These names reflect hope for the child's personality, the respect of relatives, or a tribute to the 99 names of God. History The majority of Arabic names, both male and female, derive from [...]

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Symbols of Islam

There are several symbols in the Islamic tradition that represent the Muslim faith and are held by millions of Muslims around the world. Some of the most popular symbols of Islam are the half moon, Fatima's hand and the green colour.  What does the crescent moon and the star mean? The Islamic calendar is based on the [...]

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