Topic: Eid al-Fitr
Because of the lunar calendar, the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr falls on or near 9/11. Many Muslim centers in America are canceling, scaling back, or shifting festivities. What's motivating them?
09/09/2010 02:29 pm
Eid ul-Fitr always leaves the country's overburdened and poorly maintained transportation systems bursting at the seams, and can result in massive traffic jams.
09/09/2010 11:33 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/08
In Pictures Muslim women and the veil
After denying the Holocaust again last week, Iran's president threatened to cut off the hands of any aggressors. Recent defiant rhetoric may indicate Tehran is worried about looming international talks on its nuclear program.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
Afghan President Hamid Karzai used the Muslim holiday signaling the end of Ramadan to reach out to the Taliban, while Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamanei denounced Israel.
09/21/2009 01:00 am
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Sunday that Palestinians would reject anything rival Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agrees to during this week's talks with President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
09/20/2009 01:00 am
The attack, the second in two days, struck a minority Shiite area. It signaled militants’ staying power in Pakistan's northwest despite Army efforts to oust them and possible sectarian motives.
09/18/2009 01:00 am
While some Middle East experts say tit-for-tat cyberattacks on Islamic websites amounts to a virtual sectarian battle, others suspect third-party agitators could be the culprits.
10/22/2008 01:00 am
Nineteen percent of Pakistanis have 'positive' views toward Al Qaeda, according to a BBC poll released Sunday.
10/01/2008 01:00 am