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Give 30 For the 3RD Time! Canadian MP Fasts for Ramadan Raising Money for Charity

The world’s 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy month of Ramadan last Saturday, along with one unexpected addition in Canada. Canadian lawmaker Mark Holland has announced that he will be fasting this year – for the third time in a row – to raise money for a charity that fights against hunger. During Ramadan, Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn to dusk…MORE:.alaraby.co.

Niagara Falls mosque to give city Muslims a formal place of worship

“Freedom of worship is one of the basic foundations of the United States of America and we try to welcome people of different religious views here in Niagara Falls.”  The mosque will be built on the corner of Pierce Avenue and 18th Street. The 200-member community has been worshipping in a storefront building across the street for more than a decade. Dyster compared the growing Muslim population to its Catholic population when it first arrived…more: news.wbfo.org

Muslims give more to charity than others, UK poll says

British Muslims take part in afternoon prayers at the Tower of London. Dominic Lipinski / PA via AP, file

LONDON — Muslims give more money to charity than people of other religions, according to a new British poll.
More than three in 10 Muslims, Catholics and Jews donated money during 2012, ICM Research found. Followers of Islam gave an average of $567 compared to Jewish givers who donated around $412, according to the survey of just over 4,000 people in the U.K…more:  nbcnews