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Lancaster County Muslims host 2nd annual community iftar dinner

SHAFAQNA - Muslims around the world have been fasting during daylight hours since May 26 in observance of the holy month of Ramadan. On Wednesday evening, local Muslims gathered with friends and guests for the second annual community iftar…

Sharjah church hosts Iftar for 400 Muslims

SHAFAQNA - This is the second year for the church to host Iftar for Muslim workers from various labour accommodations. In an exemplary model of the UAE's peace and harmony, Muslims and Christians gathered in Sharjah's St. Michael Church…

Belgium King shares Iftar with Moroccan family

SHAFAQNA - King Philippe of Belgium shared iftar with a Moroccan family living in Ghent, Belgium Monday evening. “It is a unique event, we are extremely grateful for it,” stated imam Khalid Benhaddou, one of the seven brothers of Mohammed…

Christians, Muslims Find Common Ground as Perth Church Hosts Ramadan

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SHAFAQNA- St Paul’s Anglican Church in Beaconsfield, Perth, Western Australia, has been opening its doors to local Muslims as a place to conduct their Friday prayers for almost six years. This year the church hosted Ramadan on every…

6 tips for a healthy and moderate iftar

SHAFAQNA - Ramadan is a month of worship, charity, fasting and blessings. It brings with itself a host of customs, of which iftar (breaking of the fast) plays an important part. Eating right and having a balanced iftar contributes to maintaining…

Ramadan Special 2017: An Iftar Party Menu to impress your friends and family!

SHAFAQNA - Our editorial team has asked our readers to share with us their Ramadan experience - might it be sharing in their own tradition, food preferences or spiritual advices, so that in turn we could share them with the broader community. Following…

13 delicious places in London to break your fast during Ramadan

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SHAFAQNA - If you are fasting, then you already know that one of your favourite parts of the day is Iftar. After spending daylight hours abstaining from food and drink the time has now come to break fast, relax and basically eat as much as…

Minnesota Faiths Break Barriers in Ramadan Iftar

SHAFAQNA - Invited to break fast with the city’s Muslim community, residents of Mankato city in Minnesota attended the first iftar at Envision Labs on Sunday, June 26, building relations between the religious group and the community at large. “We’re…

Muslims in Canada Share Iftar with Indigenous People

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SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders in the Manitoba province in the longitudinal centre of Canada have invited indigenous people to share spirits of Ramadan, paying an overdue payment to the community. “Ramadan is a time that we try to bring out the…