10 amazing photos of Ramadan from around the world

Indian Muslim boys offer prayers prior to breaking their fast on the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad. [Noah Seelam / AFP / Getty Images]

More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world are marking the holy month of Ramadan, which started Thursday. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is the month in which the first verses of the Qur’an were revealed by Allah to the Prophet Muhammad.

Somalis Spread Hate Messages On Facebook

People hold signs during an anti-racism rally and march Saturday at the Stearns County Courthouse in St. Cloud. (Photo: Dave Schwarz, St. Cloud Times)

On Sunday morning, Sahan Journal shared a story on Facebook about Hani Jacobson, a Somali-American nurse who was thriving in her local community in the Minnesota town of St. Cloud.

9 Stunning Photos From The Hajj [+ VIDEO]

Muslim pilgrims pray outside the Grand Mosque on Oct. 23 [Hassan Ammar/AP]

More than one million Muslims from around the world are in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam. The pilgrimage is the largest annual gathering in the world. During the course of the Hajj, pilgrims make a lot supplications, prayers and ask Allah for forgiveness. Every able-bodied Muslim who can afford… Continue reading…

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