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Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan released from French jail

Paris - Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar held in France since February on charges of raping two women, was released on bail Friday after he persuaded judges he was not a flight threat.

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan wins bail in France rape case

Paris - Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar held in France since February on charges he raped two women, on Thursday won conditional release as the allegations continued to be investigated, his lawyer told AFP.

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

Paris - Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faced one of his rape accusers for more than eight hours in a French court Tuesday as he seeks bail after seven months in custody on charges he furiously denies.

Swiss open rape case against Tariq Ramadan

Geneva - Prosecutors in Geneva have opened a rape and sexual misconduct investigation against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been detained in France since February on separate rape charges, Swiss media reported Sunday.

Preach! Indonesia's got Ramadan talent

Jakarta - It's a make or break moment for Indonesian high schooler Puteri Ara and her hijab-clad friends as they rap about religious tolerance to a cheering TV studio audience.

For displaced Syrians, plentiful Ramadan cannot erase loss

- After years of Syrian government siege, Umm Samer can finally prepare an appetising spread to end her family's daily Ramadan fast. But war has given the holy month a bitter aftertaste.

Spirit of Ramadan returns to Iraq's IS-free Mosul

Mosul - Under the cover of night in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Rayan and Ali break the silence by drumming to announce suhur, the pre-dawn breakfast during the holy month of Ramadan.

Muslim inmates in Alaska fed pork during Ramadan: activists

Los Angeles - A federal judge granted a restraining order Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramadan, rights campaigners said.

To fast or not? Free of IS, Syrians in Raqa mark relaxed Ramadan

Ak - To fast or not to fast? For the first time in years, Syrians in Raqa can choose to observe a relaxed Ramadan, without the rigid regulations imposed by the Islamic State group and their religious police.

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

Jalalabad - Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramadan began.

Egypt TV series row as Saudi objects to star

Apo - Soaps and dramas normally unite binge-watching Arab audiences during Ramadan but this year an Egyptian series has been caught up in a bitter dispute with Saudi Arabia over one of its star actors.

Syrians flock to pop-up Ghouta markets after years under siege

Duma - Ahead of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, a market in Syria's ravaged Douma is drawing hundreds who can finally afford food, cleaning supplies, and toys after years of siege.

Rape suspect Tariq Ramadan has multiple sclerosis: doctors

Paris - Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, in detention in France over rape allegations, is suffering from multiple sclerosis, but could be treated behind bars, according to judicial medical opinion.

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan 'paid woman for silence'

Apo - The prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, detained in France over rape allegations, paid a woman to stay silent about their relationship in 2015, the Belgian judiciary said.

Third woman accuses Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of rape

Paris - A third woman has accused prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of rape, a month after he was indicted over claims he assaulted two women and remanded into custody, judicial sources told AFP on Wednesday.

Third woman accuses Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of rape

Paris - A third woman has accused prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of rape, a month after he was indicted over similar charges and remanded into custody, judicial sources told AFP on Wednesday.

French court denies rape-accused Ramadan's release

Paris - A French court on Thursday dismissed a bid by Tariq Ramadan, the prominent Islamic scholar detained on rape charges, to be released on health grounds, legal sources said.

Islamic scholar facing rape charges hospitalised in France

Paris - Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was remanded in custody in France on rape charges earlier in the month, has been hospitalised due to multiple sclerosis, his support group said Saturday.

Islamic scholar Ramadan loses rape bail hearing

Paris - Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan was denied bail in France Tuesday, judicial sources said, four days after he was remanded in custody on charges of rape that have sown divisions in the Muslim community.

Charlie Hebdo gets fresh death threats over Islam cartoon

Paris - French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo said Monday it was pressing charges after receiving fresh death threats against staffers over a cartoon of the Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan who faces rape allegations.

Gulf states to mark end of Ramadan from Sunday

Riyadh - The Eid al-Fitr feast marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is to start on Sunday in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring Gulf states, the religious authorities announced.

Death toll from multiple Pakistan attacks rises to 57

Peshawar - The death toll from multiple attacks in Pakistan rose to 57, officials said Saturday, a day after the bomb and gun assaults in three cities shook the country as it prepared to mark the end of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month.

Afghans suffer deadliest Ramadan since 2001

Kabul - Afghanistan has suffered its deadliest Ramadan since the US-led invasion in 2001 with over 200 killed and hundreds wounded, according to an AFP count based on official figures.

In Syria's besieged Douma, Ramadan meals among the ruins

Duma - The scene in Syria's besieged rebel-held town of Douma is almost surreal -- tables laden with food to break the Ramadan fast are surrounded by the crumbling carcasses of bombed-out buildings.

Ramadan comes with bitter taste for families of Iraq's Mosul

Mosul - For Umm Mohammed and other residents of areas of war-battered west Mosul recaptured from Islamic State group jihadists, this year's Muslim holy month of Ramadan carries a bitter taste.

Prophet's cloak attracts Ramadan faithful in Istanbul

Istanbul - A long queue of men and women standing in separate lines extends from an Istanbul mosque to see a centuries-old garment pressed down flat inside an glass exhibition case: the Prophet Mohammed's sacred cloak made of linen, cotton and silk.

Tunisians protest for right not to fast during Ramadan

Tunis - Dozens of Tunisians demonstrated Sunday to demand the right to eat and drink in public during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and to protest against non-fasters being arrested.

Yangon authorities sue Muslims for praying in the street

Yangon - Yangon authorities on Friday sued three Muslim men for holding Ramadan prayers in the street, after the local school where they used to worship was shut down by a nationalist mob.

Yangon authorities sue Muslims for praying in the street

Yangon - Yangon authorities on Friday sued three Muslim men for holding Ramadan prayers in the street, after the local school where they used to worship was shut down by a nationalist mob.

Yangon authorities sue Muslims for praying in the street

Yangon - Yangon authorities on Friday sued three Muslim men for holding Ramadan prayers in the street, after the local school where they used to worship was shut down by a nationalist mob.
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13 August 2010  East Jerusalem. Palestinian are making sweets for Ramadan
13 August 2010, East Jerusalem. Palestinian are making sweets for Ramadan
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One of the many graffiti of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.
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At least 45 ISIS fighters have reportedly died after breaking their Ramadan fast with a meal laced with poison.
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Woman walking between the suqs of the Holy City, Jerusalem. One day before Ramadan
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Muslims getting ready for a prayer session durring Ramadan
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13 August 2010. Muslims pilgrims going to pray to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem for the first friday prayers of Ramadan 2010
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Foon for sale during Ramadan break
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Muslims shopping at the market of the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem. Getting ready for Ramadan
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Colourful light decoration in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Getting prepared for Ramadan
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Palestinian people playing at the fruit market of Ramallah before Ramadan
13 August 2010. Palestinian kids playing in East Jerusalem because they are happy for Ramadan.
13 August 2010. Palestinian kids playing in East Jerusalem because they are happy for Ramadan.
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A Uyghur naan baker
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13 August 2010. Muslims pilgrims going to the Al-Aqsa Mosque for the First Friday prayers of Ramadan...
13 August 2010. Muslims pilgrims going to the Al-Aqsa Mosque for the First Friday prayers of Ramadan 2010. (East Jerusalem)
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