Shia days of remembrance
Following page lists various days of celebration/mourning/remembrance of Shi'a Muslims.
Following is list of days of celebration/mourning/remembrance as observed by Shi'a Twelver Muslims:
Sickening moment young woman is attacked by man on bus 'for wearing mini shorts during Ramadan'
Sickening moment young woman is attacked by man on bus 'for wearing mini shorts during Ramadan'
What Does Ramadan Mean?
Tonight, Muslims around the world will begin celebrating Ramadan. They will fast during the days and break their fast with family and friends at night. We ca...
What Is Ramadan? Six Things to Know About the Muslim Holy Month
Here are some questions and answers about Islam's holiest month.
For 1st time, New York City schools close for Muslim holiday
Today, for the first time, all New York City’s public school students are staying home from school so that Muslim children and their families can observe Eid al-Adha. This change to the school calenda...
Outrage spreads as cities plan Ramadan dinner celebration on 9/11
The Democratic mayors of two Michigan cities plan to celebrate September 11th this year by honoring Sharia and hosting their “9th Annual Ramadan Unity Dinner.” Ramadan ended in July, but the Islamic S...
Islamic calendar
The Islamic calendar, Muslim calendar or Hijri calendar (AH) is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 days.It is used to date events in many Muslim countries (concurrently with the...
For 1st time, New York City schools close for Muslim holiday
Today, for the first time, all New York City’s public school students are staying home from school so that Muslim children and their families can observe Eid al-Adha. This change to the school calenda...
Chaand Raat
Chaand Raat (Hindi: चाँद रात; Urdu: چاند رات; Bengali: চাঁদ রাত, [Chaad Raat]; literally, Night of the Moon) is a Hindi, Urdu locution used in Pakistan and India for the eve of the Muslim festival of...
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Fanous
Fanous (Egyptian Arabic: فانوس [fæˈnuːs], pl. فوانيس [fæwæˈniːs]), meaning lamp or light, is widely associated with Fanous Ramadan or Fanoos Ramdan (Egyptian Arabic: فانوس رمضان) and is now c...
Fanous - Wikipedia
Battle of Bassorah
The Battle of the Camel, sometimes called the Battle of Jamal or the Battle of Bassorah, took place at Basra, Iraq on 7 November 656. A'isha heard about the killing of Uthman (644-656), the third Cal...
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Fast-a-Thon
Fast-A-Thon is an event held in the month of Ramadan on university campuses all across North America to create awareness about the issue of hunger, and also about the Islamic way of life and Muslims. ...
Chup Tazia
Chup Tazia (Urdu: چپ تعزیہ‎) or silent tazia is the name given to religious processions held mostly on 8th of Rabi' al-awwal by Twelver Shia Muslims in India and Pakistan to commemorate the ...
Islam in China
Islam in China has existed through 1,400 years of continuous interaction with Chinese society. Currently, there are Muslims living in every region of China. Various sources estimate different numbers...
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Yaum e gham
The Day of Sorrow (Persian: روز غم‎ yaum-e-gham) is commemorated by some Muslims, marking the razing of the Al-Baqi' cemetery in Medina by Saudi King Abdulaziz ibn Saud. In the Gregorian calenda...
Ziarat
Ziarat (Urdu: زیارت‎) is the capital of Ziarat District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It is located at 30°22'47N 67°43'38E with an altitude of 2543 metres (8346 feet) and is a famous holiday resor...
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Amaan Ramazan
Amaan Ramazan or Amaan Ramadan (Urdu: امان رمضان‎) (Peace in Ramadan) was a live television show on Geo TV hosted by Aamir Liaquat Hussain. It was the most popular programme of 2013.
Aa...
Amaan Ramazan - Wikipedia
Sawm
Sawm (Arabic: صوم‎, plural: Siam) is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence. In the terminology of Islamic law, sawm means to abstain from eating and drinking during d...
Sawm - Wikipedia
Siege of Uthman
The Third Rightly Guided Caliph, Uthman, was assassinated at the end of a siege upon his house. Initially a protest, the siege escalated following an apparently wrongly attributed threat as well as th...
Siege of Uthman - Wikipedia
Flaouna
Flaouna or flaounes in the plural (Greek: φλαούνα, Turkish: pilavuna), is a special Easter and Ramadan food eaten on the island of Cyprus by the mainly Orthodox Greeks and Muslim Turkish Cypr...
Flaouna - Wikipedia
Garangao
Garangao is a traditional children's party celebrated after the breaking of the fast on the 14th night of Ramadan, when half of the fasting month is over. The festival is celebrated in the Gulf region...
Zakat al-Fitr
Zakat al-Fitr is charity given to the poor at the end of the fasting in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The word Fitr means the same as Iftar, breaking a fast and it comes from the same root word ...
Laylat al Bara'at
Barat Night (Arabic: Laylat al Baraat ليلة البراءة, means Barat Night where "البراءة" can be translated to acquittal/absolution, Urdu: Shabe Barat‎ in Persian, as well as in Urdu) is a Musli...
Mawlid al-Nabi Celebration Permissibility
Mawlid al-Nabi Celebration and Permissibility now published for the first time in the English language explores the legality of celebrating Mawlid al-Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad ). It is autho...
Mawlid al-Nabi Celebration Permissibility - Wikipedia