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Ramadan Begins Today In Most Arab Countries (moved from ATSNN)

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posted on Oct, 4 2005 @ 05:05 AM
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The holiest month of Islam, Ramadan, begins today for nearly a billion Muslims across the world. The remaining muslims will start their fast on Wednesday or Thursday.
 



www.middle-east-online.com
All Arab countries start dawn-to-dusk fast except Oman, Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraqi Shiites.

In Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites in Mecca and Medina, official television announced Monday that "the crescent moon has been sighted this evening ... so tomorrow (Tuesday) will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan".

Egypt's grand mufti, Ali Gomaa, also confirmed the Tuesday start of Ramadan during a traditional ceremony aired on state television.


Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


US just launched a new offensive codenamed Operation River Gate also. Looks like the military is trying to get a jump on the insurgents, since the last two Ramadans were cultimated an increase in bombings and attacks.

FLASHBACK-October 16, 2004:Violence mars start of Ramadan in Iraq
Blasts rocked five Christian churches in four Baghdad neighborhoods early Saturday -- as a string of violent incidents marred the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan

Related News Links:
www.mercurynews.com
english.aljazeera.net





[edit on 4-10-2005 by Regenmacher]




posted on Oct, 4 2005 @ 05:51 AM
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Blasts rocked five Christian churches in four Baghdad neighborhoods early Saturday -- as a string of violent incidents marred the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan

Now isn't that nice? Beginning the celebration of your holiest holiday by committing acts of murder.



posted on Oct, 4 2005 @ 05:59 AM
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Now isn't that nice? Beginning the celebration of your holiest holiday by committing acts of murder.


What's strange about that? That's how I always start my Easter celebrations, don't you?



J/K obviously



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