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Fasting during Ramadan as a non-Muslim

Fasting during Ramadan as a non-Muslim

Source: Braintree & Witham Times | Author: Vicky Gayle There might be no statistics highlighting the number of non-Muslims who fasted during Islam’s holiest month, but anecdotal evidence suggests it is on the rise. I joined millions across the globe who abstained from not only food and water during daylight hours, but cigarettes,

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Photographer creates ‘space of inclusion and belonging’ for Muslim women across Canada

Source: CBC | Author: Aya Al-Hakim 'The Sisters Project is about sisterhood,' says Alia Youssef A Muslim photographer from Toronto is travelling across Canada to take portraits of inspirational Muslim women. Alia Youssef startedThe Sisters Project to combat negative Muslim stereotypes and "to create a space of inclusion and belonging for all self-identifying Muslim women

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Mariam Al-Astrulabi: The 10th Century Muslim Woman Scientist Who Developed Navigational Devices called ‘Astrolabes’

Source: NUST Blog | Author: Hamza Khalid Mariam Al-Astrulabi was a Muslim scientist born in Syria in the 10th century who is famous for developing Astrolabes, navigational devices used to locate and predict the position of the sun, stars etc. and the determining of latitudes using local time and vice versa. Mariam Al-Astrulabi’s father

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