Australian Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan

Muslims across Australia have filled mosques and public spaces to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The festival of Eid al-Fitr traditionally occurs with the first sighting of the new moon and brings to a close the end of a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset. Heavy rain failed to dampen … [Read the full story]

The Kuran burnt in memory of 911

Widespread anger over desecration threat marking ninth anniversary of 9/11 and its timing – a day after end of Ramadan Threats by a US church to burn the Qur’an to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks – which coincides this year with the end of the holy month of Ramadan – have been … [Read the full story]