Ramadan

Family eating at table (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Uighurs in America celebrate Ramadan

In America, Uighur Muslims celebrate Ramadan and observe Islamic traditions. However, in Xinjiang, China, these practices are illegal.
Kazi Mannan in restaurant kitchen stirring big pot (© Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Restaurant owner feeds the homeless, hosts iftars

The Sakina Halal Grill serves everyone who walks through the door, even if they can’t pay. During Ramadan, its owner also hosts iftars for the homeless.
Close-up view of box of various pastries (Shatila)

Visit this oasis in Michigan for America’s ‘best baklava’

Riad Shatila never forgot the delicious pastries of his youth in Lebanon. Today the late Michigan baker's family still sells what's been called America's best baklava.
Naan pizza on white plate with tomatoes and spices around it (© American Halal Company)

A home for halal products in U.S. frozen foods aisles

A socially responsible halal food company launched by a Pakistani-born Muslim American has found success in the frozen food aisles of American supermarkets.
People distributing toys (Mary Knox Merrill/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty)

How American Muslims give back during Ramadan

Muslims typically make a special effort to increase their charitable activities throughout Ramadan. Learn about what some American Muslims are doing.
Date palm tree with clusters of fruit (Shutterstock)

The ‘perfect’ Ramadan food … grown in the USA

Muslims traditionally break their fast with a bowl of dates. If you're observing Ramadan in the U.S., it's a good bet those dates come from California.
Family sitting at table eating (© AP Images)

President Trump’s Ramadan message

President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offer their best wishes to Muslims around the world upon the start of Ramadan.
Mo Hrezi running in race with crowd cheering (© Wesley Winterink)

How a dual citizen of the U.S. and Libya looks to...

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? Mohamed Hrezi of the U.S. and Libya can tell you! Learn about his road to Rio.
Crowd of people celebrating (© AP Images)

President Obama’s message on Eid al-Fitr 2016

To commemorate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, President Obama comments on the day and the contributions of Muslims in America.