Ramadan, Ramadhaan, Fasting Islamweb
 1 Ramadan - The French army reached Al-Mansoorah (in Egypt) after conquering Dumyat - 647 A.H. - The death of Avicenna (Ibn Seena), the Muslim physician and philosopher who was the first to write on medicine in the Islamic World - 428 A.H. - Al-Qarawiyyeen Mosque was built in Fes (Morocco) - 245 A.H.     
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Shawwaal 20, 1436
Open a bright new page with Allaah Open a new page with Allaah The Almighty by knowing Him, drawing closer to Him, and returning to Him. Open a new page with the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, by adhering to his Sunnah (Pr...

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O my Muslim brothers and sisters! Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. Fasting the month of Ramadan was enjoined in 2 A.H., and the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, fasted nine Ramadans. It i...

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1- Revising the Quran: The month of Ramadan is a chance for those who have forgetten the portions of the Quran they had once memorized to revise them during the night and day through offering voluntary night prayers, and reciting it while refl...

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The days and nights of Ramadan pass by, while the ways of investing time and efforts in them varies from one person to another. Some people hasten and compete in various kinds of good deeds. Others do not give up their sins but persist in their disob...

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In a few days, Allaah willing, we will be receiving the blessed month of Ramadan … the month which the believers’ hearts long for. It is a season for the hearts to regain their purity and for people to salvage their conscience after bei...

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4 US soldiers killed by suicide car bomb in Iraq

A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. patrol on Monday, killing four American soldiers and an interpreter in the northern city of Mosul, the military said. It was the deadliest single attack against U.S. forces in more than nine months. .

The explosion took place near a police checkpoint in a Sunni area of Mosul, according to Iraqi police.

 The U.S. military said three soldiers were killed at the site, and that another soldier and an interpreter died later of wounds from the blast.
 
An Iraqi police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to release the information, said three Iraqis, including two policemen, also were wounded.
 
The last time four U.S. troops were killed in a single attack in Iraq was May 2, 2008, when four Marines died during combat in Anbar province.
 
At least 4,243 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
 
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US soldiers keep watch on a group of Iraqi men for questioning in Mosul, in 2007.
 
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