This year's Eid stamp design released by Canada Post.

Canada unveils a first-of-a-kind Eid stamp this year

Lifestyle & Belief

Canada Post has released a unique Eid stamp this year that features a centuries-old artifact from Iran. Museum curator Fahmida Suleman discussed the project with The World.

The ambiance of the Bab al-Yemen restaurant in Boston adds to a unique dining experience for customers, Apr. 12, 2023.

At Boston’s first Yemeni restaurant, food, community and tradition are on the menu this Ramadan

Lifestyle & Belief
Muslims pray in a mosque during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr holiday, a feast celebrated by Muslims worldwide, in Grozny, Russia, on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

The world celebrates Eid — including some of The World’s listeners

A Catholic church in Barcelona's Old City is opening its doors to Muslims during Ramadan for the nightly iftar meal. 

This medieval Catholic church in Spain hosts iftar meals during Ramadan 

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Several rows of people are shown kneeling next to a building with bright lights strung across the top.

Muslims navigate restrictions in the second pandemic Ramadan

Two women wearing long colorful robes and hijab walk down a street in the Eastleigh area of Nairobi, Kenya.

Under lockdown, mosques in Kenya offer virtual prayers for Ramadan


Eastleigh, a predominantly Muslim neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, is currently under lockdown, and most mosques have closed. Instead, some mosques are offering virtual prayers via YouTube. 

An aerial Muslims attend Friday prayers in the courtyard of a housing estate next to the small BBC community center and mosque in east London, Britain, July 10, 2015.

How coronavirus is changing the way Muslims celebrate Ramadan


To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, many Muslims typically fast during daylight hours and gather together to break the fast every evening. But this year, many are adapting to social distancing measures and stay-home orders.

Two students taking a picture with the Washington State governor

New Washington law on religious accommodations could serve as model for other states

In Washington State, students’ efforts to get their university to provide religious accommodations becomes a civics lesson.

three young men in old city jerusalem

This Ramadan tradition is under threat in Jerusalem


Musahar, a holiday ritual practiced around the Islamic world, harkens back to days before alarm clocks and smartphones. This year in Jerusalem, it has become entangled in the city’s often contentious religious and political divides.

Adel Saeed moved to the US from Egypt 41 years ago. He has owned and operated a halal food truck in New York City for 20 years. He says he will never break his fast, even he is offered "millions and millions of dollars."

What’s Ramadan like for those who have to cook and serve food all day?


What’s it like to be a Muslim food truck owner during the month of Ramadan?