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Ramadan recipes: Enjoy hot, crunchy traditional Indian pakoras

By Uwe Micheel | Al Arabiya | 16 Jul 2014

Pangs of hunger are no stranger to Muslims marking Ramadan with dawn-to-dusk fasts and at the end of each day, you may find yourself running out of ideas for delicious and filling snacks. If you find yourself at a loss, why not cook up some Indian pakoras - crunchy, hot and flavorful fried vegetables.

 

Media and the Islamic Identity of the Muslim Child

Source : Islam Web / 12 Jul 2014

1- The importance of protecting children from the media invasion and the obliteration of identity: 

Childhood is one of the most important stages in one’s life, because his personality and tendencies are formed during this time, in addition to physical and mental growth.

 

Bangladesh bans Rohingya marriages

Source : Presstv / 11 Jul 2014

Bangladesh has banned the registration of marriages involving Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, who are accused of seeking to gain citizenship through marriage.

On Thursday, the Bangladeshi government issued an executive order to marriage registrars demanding that no unions should be registered between Bangladeshi nationals and Rohingyas and also between Rohingyas themselves.

 

Ebola Continues to Spread in Liberia

Source : WHO / 10 Jul 2014

Community leaders in three counties in Liberia – Montserrado, Margibi, and Lofa – are receiving information sessions on Ebola as part of the effort to contain the disease. WHO is supporting the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to conduct these sessions on the basics of the disease, how it is transmitted and what people can do to help authorities contain the disease. In the orientation sessions, printed materials are distributed and footage is shown on topics like treatment and holding centres, proper burial of the dead, and others.

 

Top 5 heart-warming Ramadan soups to begin your iftar

Source : Al Arabiya | 08 July 2014

This year the holy month of Ramadan falls in the summer, making fasting a tough task for Muslims, who abstain from food and drink until sunset.

As the body loses liquids during the fast, Muslims need to rehydrate themselves after Iftar to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Soup, a traditional dish at Iftar, adds variety to every table during the holy month of Ramadan. With its many different types and flavors, it’s not only a delicious tradition, but also offers many health benefits.

 

Moroccan Ramadan traditional meal

Source : Al Arabiya / 05 Jul 2014

As many Muslims who observe Ramadan look forward to breaking their fasts, perhaps it’s time to take a trip around the world and see what other cultures eat for their iftar meal.

 

‘More than 6 million’ Syrian children need aid

Source : AFP / 05 Jul 2014

More than six million children affected by the Syria conflict desperately need humanitarian aid, the U.N.'s children's agency said Friday, with the number in need rising by a third in a year.

 

Attacks on polio vaccination workers in Pakistan

Source : Dawn / 04 Jul 2014

Two polio vaccinators were wounded in Shah Latif town in Sindh's Khairpur district on Friday, DawnNews reported.

Unknown attackers beat up the members of the polio vaccination team with sticks.

 

Fasting? Liven up Ramadan with delicious dishes from the Mideast

Source : Al Arabiya / 02 Jul 2014

With the holy month of Ramadan now upon us, different cultures around the world are cooking up their traditional Ramadan treats. Muslims who observe the month of Ramadan will abstain from food and drink from dawn to sunset and break their fast with an array of delectable dishes.

 

Mobile phones help people with diabetes to manage fasting during Ramadan

Source : WHO / 02 Jul 2014

Mariama Diallo, aged in her sixties, was diagnosed with diabetes ten years ago. Although she is very strict about following a healthy lifestyle, Mariama is always on the look-out for information and advice to help her manage her condition.

 
 

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