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Ramadan

The ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Most Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan. Economically, the use of electricity and the purchase of food and medicine may increase during Ramadan in Muslim-majority areas, due to the physical hardships of adjusting one's schedule from eating during the day to eating at night.
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But if influential leaders come together in calling on supporters to stop shedding Muslim blood, and it's done during Ramadam and in Makkah [birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad], it could have an impact".
The celebration marked Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and also the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadam.
Several non-Jewish writers also make their appearance here, including the late Edward Said, Abdelaleem-El Abyad, and Tariq Ramadam.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said last night: "We can confirm that Mr Moss has been released on clemency during the Ramadam amnesty.
Since the Taliban seizure of Kabul in September 1996 women have not only been physically restricted to their homes and seen the closure of womens' hammams (public baths), but were also banned from the streets for certain periods during the Ramadam festival.
The television programmes are interrupted to allow time for prayer, and the opening times of cafes and restaurants during the period of Ramadam are legally restricted.
His uncle, Said Rehman, said his nephew had had seizures before, the last time during Ramadam, but had always recovered.
Mohammad Said Ramadam al-Bouti called upon the Syrians who were involved in the events to repent and make their jihad consistent with religion.
Muslims have begun fasting as the Islamic Ramadam holy month gets under way.
Merouane Zemmama, who is fasting for Ramadam and can't play in home games, was named in attack alongside Marvin Emnes while summer signing Malaury Martin made his first competitive start for Boro.