Ramadan: one of the five pillars of Islam
The holy month of Ramadan is underway. One of the five pillars of Islam, Ramadan marks an important month for millions of observing Muslims around the world.
May 06, 2019, 12:36 PM
After 30 days of not eating or drinking from sunrise to sunset, Muslims around the world will mark the end Ramadan in early June. Wrapping up the special series, NEWS 1130 explains how people will celebrate.
May 16, 2019, 05:24 AM
Following terror attacks in Quebec and, most recently, New Zealand -- the month of fasting known as Ramadan has become increasingly important to Muslims around the world. Continuing our series, we explain how Ramadan may have changed for some.
May 15, 2019, 05:24 AM
As we continue our special series on Ramadan, today we're hearing from a pair of women who converted to Islam. We find out what the month-long fast, from sunrise to sunset, means to them.
May 14, 2019, 08:14 AM
Millions of Muslims around the world are fasting right now from sunrise to sunset until early June. You may notice your Muslim friends or colleagues working different hours, seem really tired, maybe even a little cranky; so here is the 101 on Ramadan etiquette.
May 13, 2019, 06:13 AM
First responders and Ramadan
Imagine you can't eat or drink -- even water -- from sunrise to sunset, and you work 12-hour days. We're hearing from a first responder who does just that as practicing Muslims around the world mark the holy month of Ramadan.
May 10, 2019, 08:12 AM
Religion is something that's very personal, but some Muslims may feel criticized during the month of Ramadan. NEWS 1130's Sonia Aslam is hearing from one woman who feels a little understanding would be nice as practicing Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset.
May 09, 2019, 08:22 AM
The role of food during Ramadan
Despite fasting from sunrise to sunset, food actually plays a big part during Ramadan. In part three of our special coverage of the holy month, we're finding out how important the few meals Muslims eat during Ramadan are.
May 08, 2019, 07:50 AM
Charity through the holy month of Ramadan
One of the most important components of the month of Ramadan, which is underway for millions of Muslims worldwide, is charity. What's required of those practicing the faith? We're finding out in Part Two of our special coverage over the holy month.
May 07, 2019, 08:18 AM