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· August, 2008

Stories about Religion from August, 2008

Libya: The Ramadan Special

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, begins in all parts of the Islamic world. Depending on where you are located, it could have either started, will start tomorrow or...

Ecuador: Abortion a Controversial Topic in New Constitution

In a deeply religious country like Ecuador, the topic of a woman's right to choose an abortion is of concern and may determine some voters' decision in the upcoming Constitutional...

Pakistan: On the Hijab

Iran: Muslim Bloggers and election

Bahrain: The high cost of Ramadan

South Korea: Religion Divide

Japan: Virtual Temple

Morocco: Daylight Savings Fail

Jordan: Ramadhan, Prayers and Clean Blogging

With very little to go before the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan, which is signalled by the sighting of the new moon with the naked eye, Jordan's...

Estonia: Setomaa

Brazil: Church demands justice do ban sexy pic on Playboy

MENA: Veiled Athletes in Beijing

Iran:Award-winning documentary about murdered bishop

Bahrain: Celebrating the Imam Al-Mahdi’s birth

In the middle of the Islamic month of Sha’aban, the month before Ramadan, festivities take place all over Bahrain celebrating the date of Imam Al Mahdi’s birth. The occasion is...

Lebanon: The Memorandum of Understanding…or Controversy?

Shia Hezbullah and Sunni Salafist groups in Lebanon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that prohibits Muslims from killing each other. Hours later, the agreement was revoked. Nash Suleiman...

Jordan: Al Aqsa Mosque Picture

Saudi Arabia: Can non-Muslims practise their faith here?

Morocco: Blogosphere Citizenship

Bangladesh: Shab-E-Barat festivities

India: All about a block of ice

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