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UNESCO expresses "grave concerns" over changes to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia

Turkey rejects UNESCO's 'biased, unfair' concerns

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July 27, 2021
News

Christchurch attack film on hold due to backlash from Muslims

A script leaked to the public has led to production of the film's being suspended

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July 26, 2021
News

Former Indonesian cleric helps small investors via social media

Small investors in Indonesia keep an eye on Mansur's stock tips via his social media channels

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July 27, 2021
Lifestyle

Trudeau vows: ‘No place in Canada for Islamophobia’

The Canadian government held a National Action Summit on Islamophobia

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July 25, 2021
News

Defeat for Tommy Robinson in libel case brought by Syrian schoolboy

The EDL founder had made false claims about a Huddersfield school boy who was in fact the victim of bullying.

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July 23, 2021
News

Mohamed Sbihi becomes first Muslim to carry Team GB flag at Olympics

The gold medal winning rower is to carry Union Jack at the opening ceremony of the Olympics

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July 22, 2021
Sport

Ben & Jerry's to stop selling ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories

Ice cream makers took the decision saying it is inconsistent with their values

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July 23, 2021
News

Australian report shows 80% of Muslims have experienced discrimination

The report, entitled 'Sharing the Experiences of Australian Muslims', will be released this week

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July 25, 2021
News

BBC's Jason Mohammad talks about being a role model for Muslims

The Welsh sports presenter made it in journalism the hard way

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July 21, 2021
Lifestyle

New report forecasts travel recovery by 2023

Global Muslim Travel Index 2021 details effects of Covid-19 on international travel

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July 18, 2021
Lifestyle

#TheThreeHijabis petition reaches over a million signatures 

The petition to kick racists out of football has reached over a million signatures 

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July 16, 2021
News

FC Barcelona pulls out of friendly in Jerusalem

La Liga giants pull out of friendly in August under overwhelming pressure from Palestinians

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July 16, 2021
Sport

EU Court rules hijab can be banned at work

The court ruled that employers could ban religious garments if certain conditions are met

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July 15, 2021
News

Dr Abdul Muhsin Khan passes away at 97

Dr Abdul Muhsin Khan was the first person to translate the Quran into English

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July 15, 2021
News

Oldham Councillor, Arooj Shah, targeted in arson attack

Shah was targeted in an arson attack in the early hours of Tuesday morning

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July 15, 2021
News

Hijabs on sale for the first time at major US retailer

Henna and Hijabs have their garments retailing at $45 at 16 Nordstrom stores across America

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July 14, 2021
News

Gary Neville slams Boris Johnson for 'promoting racism'

The football pundit spoke in response to Boris Johnson's tweet

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July 13, 2021
News

‘Terrorism has no religion’: hard-hitting video released

British filmmaker, Rizwan Wadan, uses his skills to change perceptions of Muslims

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July 13, 2021
News

Tasmania fundraises for new mosque for growing Muslim population

The island state only has one mosque, situated in Hobart

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July 12, 2021
Lifestyle

With England reaching the Euro 2020 final, here's why we support Southgate's England

Gareth Southgate and his team have made it easier for minorities to openly support England.

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July 11, 2021
Lifestyle

A video of Muslim students celebrating England's winning goal goes viral

Students from an Islamic school in Blackburn celebrates Harry Kane's goal against Denmark

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July 10, 2021
Viral

Legendary Bollywood actor Yusuf Khan dies at 98

Better known by his stage name Dilip Kumar, he was laid to rest on Wednesday

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July 10, 2021
News

Announcement: 11th July 2021 will be 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1442 AH

Islam Channel has the pleasure of announcing that the crescent moon has not been sighted

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July 9, 2021
News

The tech companies providing virtual Hajj experiences

Digital solutions are on offer for Muslims unable to make Hajj during the pandemic

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July 11, 2021
Lifestyle

Tennis star Ons Jabeur talks about her rise to fame

Tunisian tennis star became the first first Arab and North African woman to compete in a Wimbledon quarter-final

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July 9, 2021
Sport

Mosque in Spain vandalised in latest spate of Islamophobic attacks

A mosque was attacked in the Spanish region of Murcia

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July 9, 2021
News

Trevor Phillips reinstated into Labour Party despite Islamophobic comments

The anti-racism campaigner was temporarily suspended from the Labour Party in March 2020

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July 9, 2021
News

France investigates claims of forced labour of Uyghurs by fashion brands

Fashion brands face investigation over forced China labour claims

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July 7, 2021
News

What is the importance of Dhul Hijjah?

What is the significance of 'the best 10 days' in the Islamic calendar

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July 9, 2021
Lifestyle

What is Qurbani?

The significance of sacrificing an animal for Eid al-Adha

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July 9, 2021
Lifestyle

Making golf halal - the Muslim Golf Association

The Muslim Golf Association is tackling the lack of diversity in the elite sport

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July 6, 2021
Lifestyle

Hindu calligrapher's art is in over 200 Indian mosques

Over a 30-year career Anil Kumar Chowhan has painted in over 200 mosques in India

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July 6, 2021
Lifestyle

Muslim institute vandalised with anti-Muslim slurs in France

The incident is the latest in Islamophobic attacks in France

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July 5, 2021
News

Labour's Kim Leadbeater wins Batley and Spen by-election

Sister of murdered MP Jo Cox wins by 323 votes ahead of her Conservative opponent

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July 2, 2021
News

Wishing you a peaceful, happy & healthy Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha falls on Tuesday 20th July 2021

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July 19, 2021
Lifestyle

New report highlights discrimination against India's Muslims

A new survey shows Muslims face discrimination in India

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July 3, 2021
News

When is Hajj 2021?

Hajj is expected to take place from 17th to 22nd July 2021

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July 6, 2021
News

11-year-old referred to Prevent after teacher mistook ‘alms’ for ‘arms’

A teacher referred a child to Prevent, who said he would ‘give alms to the oppressed’

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June 29, 2021
News

Report shows rise in Islamophobia in Scotland

A new report details a sharp rise in Islamophobic cases in Scottish society

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June 30, 2021
News

Canadian sisters victims of violent Islamophobic attack

Muslim sisters were brutally attacked in Edmonton, Alberta

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June 29, 2021
News

UEFA to stop putting alcohol in front of Muslim players

The new measure is welcomed following Pogba's removal of alcohol from a recent press conference

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June 25, 2021
News

Keir Starmer: 'We will not take Muslim vote for granted'

The Labour leader writes an open letter to the Muslim community a week before a by-election

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June 26, 2021
News

Muslim designer discusses launch of wheelchair-friendly fashion range

Faduma Farah speaks to living the life about her new wheelchair-friendly collection

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June 24, 2021
Lifestyle

Batley & Spen by-election: will ‘the Muslim vote’ decide?

Voters will head to the polls on July 1 to choose their next MP

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June 24, 2021
News

Muslims under-represented in European parliaments

A study shows political representation of Muslim minorities varies significantly across 26 European countries

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June 23, 2021
News

Indonesians shun banks for Islamic finance services

Islamic banking is a growing trend in the world's most populous Muslim nation

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June 23, 2021
News

Sri Lankan military launches investigation into treatment of Muslims

Social media posts have shown soldiers forcing Muslims to kneel in the street

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June 23, 2021
News

Canadian police investigating new attack on Muslim woman

A Somali woman wearing a hijab, was attacked in Edmonton, Alberta

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June 21, 2021
News

Calls for Labour to act after Islamophobic briefing

A 'senior Labour official' made Islamophobic comments in the Mail.

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June 20, 2021
News

Inside the world's first Muslim ballet school

Offering ballet to poetry provides a new opportunity for Muslim girls.

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June 19, 2021
Lifestyle

Hilton urged not to build hotel on site of Uyghur mosque

Hotel chain urged to 'stand on the right side of history'

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June 19, 2021
News

Saudi Arabia allows women to attend Hajj without a male guardian

The new ruling allows women to perform Hajj without male guardian

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June 28, 2021
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Staff call for University of Manchester to cut Tel Aviv ties

Staff members call for the university to support Palestinians.

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June 18, 2021
News

TFL worker, Rizwan Javed, saves 29 lives

A rail worker who has saved 29 lives speaks exclusively on Living The Life

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June 22, 2021
Press

How the watermelon has become a Palestinian symbol of protest

We discover the links between the watermelon and Palestinian resistance

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June 17, 2021
History

Labour losing Muslim support: new poll

New poll shows Muslim support for Labour is falling under Starmer’s leadership

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June 16, 2021
News

Saudi Arabia restricts visitors to Hajj due to Covid-19

The Kingdom places a limit of 60,000 pilgrims for its citizens and residents for 2021

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June 14, 2021
News

US meat processor to pay out $5.5m for anti-Muslim discrimination

The settlement payout is in response to the harassment and racist treatment of Muslim employees

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June 14, 2021
News

New report highlights severe lack of Muslim representation in film

A report, co-authored by Riz Ahmed, shows shocking lack of Muslim characters in film

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June 11, 2021
News

When will halal student loans finally be introduced?

We explore why, 8 years after it was promised by Cameron, Muslim students are still waiting.

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June 12, 2021
News

Finland's FA offers free sports hijab

Finland's football association offers a sports hijab in a bid to boost diversity in the game

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June 10, 2021
Lifestyle

Daily Mail mocked for claiming Manchester suburb is 'no go area'

The Mail uses new book 'Among the Mosques' to make claims about Didsbury

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June 11, 2021
News

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau confirms Islamophobia exists in Canada

The Canadian Prime Minister took to video to confirm that Islamophobia exists in Canada

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June 10, 2021
News

Interview: translating the Quran to Rohingya

An interview with Muhammad Noor who has translated the Quran for the marginalised Rohingya people

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June 20, 2021
Lifestyle

Islamophobic attack in Canada kills four and injures child

A man has been charged with killing four members of a family in a racially motivated attack

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June 8, 2021
News

Top 10 Muslim footballers to watch in Euro 2020

Some of the Muslim footballers to keep an eye out for in the forthcoming Euros.

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June 8, 2021
Lifestyle

Dramatic increase in number of new mosques in US

Recent report shows over 30% increase in number of US mosques in past decade

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June 7, 2021
News

Muslim model Halima Aden contemplates return to fashion

The Somali model with over a million Instagram followers hints at a return to fashion

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June 7, 2021
Lifestyle

Hijabi model to become editor of Vogue Scandinavia

The new Vogue editor Rawdah Mohamed was behind the #handsoffmyhijab campaign, going viral across social media

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June 3, 2021
Lifestyle

"Islam map" causes outrage in Austria

Groups in Austria are outraged by a controversial 'Islam Map' listing mosques and Muslim associations.

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June 2, 2021
News

Ten ways the UK media promotes anti-Palestinian bias

The Centre for Media Monitoring has published its latest report: “Media Reporting on Palestine 2021”

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June 1, 2021
News

The Times publishes four false claims about Muslims in 17 months

The Times have published several libellous articles about Muslims in the last year and a half

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May 28, 2021
News

Billionaire Issa brothers create 300 jobs for young people

Mohsin and Zubair Issa participate in scheme to reduce unemployment amongst young people.

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May 29, 2021
News

Four reasons why the Palestinians are winning the media war

We explore how Palestinians have been able to change the media narrative.

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May 27, 2021
News

Hina Bokhari interview: one of the first Muslim women on the London Assembly

Hina Bokhari talks about her motivation to enter politics.

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May 25, 2021
News

Investigation into Tory party reveals: 68% of complaints about anti-Muslim discrimination

The results of an investigation into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party have been published

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May 25, 2021
News

Britain protests: UK's largest ever pro-Palestine rally

Britain's biggest pro-Palestine rally in history took place on Saturday

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May 24, 2021
News

Hijabi sportswomen, Syeed and Mellah, provide role models for next generation

Successful sportswomen, Saffiyah Syeed and Khadijah Mellah, inspire the next generation

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May 30, 2021
Lifestyle

Israel continues its oppression of Palestinians despite ceasefire

A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has commenced after 11 days of Israeli attacks.

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May 22, 2021
News

Idris Elba condemns Gaza attacks in Instagram post

Film actor takes to Instagram condemning the massacre in Gaza

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May 20, 2021
Lifestyle

Fan tells how Leicester's Hamza Choudhury took his Palestinian flag to celebrate FA cup win

How Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana came to celebrate Leicester City’s FA Cup win with the Palestinian flag

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May 20, 2021
News

Scotland elects female Muslim MP

SNP candidate Anum Qaisar-Javed is elected MSP

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May 17, 2021
News

Eid al-Fitr - how will you celebrate?

5 things to do on Eid day despite Covid restrictions and the British weather

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May 12, 2021
Ramadan

May Allah grant you health, happiness, peace & prosperity

Join Islam Channel to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

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May 11, 2021
Ramadan

Oldham chooses first female Muslim leader

Arooj Shah is the first female Muslim leader to take charge of a council in the north of England

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May 11, 2021
News

Historic adhan delivered at Tower Bridge

Kazi Shafiqur Rahman delivered the adhan at London's Tower Bridge for an interfaith virtual iftar

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May 10, 2021
Ramadan

£2.1 million record set on Islam Channel

Muslim Hands Laylat al-Qadr live appeal on Islam Channel raised a record-breaking amount

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May 9, 2021
Ramadan

Over 1 million UK viewers in first 2 weeks of Ramadan

Latest BARB figures show record viewer figures for Islam Channel

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May 8, 2021
Ramadan

East London mosque pelted in Islamophobic attack

Muslims praying Taraweeh in an East London mosque were pelted with eggs and stones

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May 7, 2021
News

Parent refuses to send children to school over Image

The Prophet's image was shown during an assembly leading to parent refusing to send children to school

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May 10, 2021

American Airlines CEO fasts for a day during Ramadan

American Airlines CEO describes why he decided to fast to empathise with Muslim employees

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May 8, 2021
Ramadan

London Mayor: what do the candidates offer Muslim voters?

We checked the main parties' manifestos to see what they offer London's Muslim community.

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May 5, 2021
News

Lancashire school apologises for serving ice cream containing gelatine

A school in Blackburn apologises for serving Muslim children ice cream containing gelatine

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May 4, 2021
News

US police officers can now wear hijab on duty

Female Muslim police officers in New Jersey can wear the hijab at work

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May 4, 2021
News

Why are the last ten days of Ramadan so important?

We explore why the last ten days of Ramadan are so important for Muslims.

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April 11, 2021
Ramadan

New Islam Channel app available to download now

Our new Islam Channel app is available from Google Play and the Apple store

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May 4, 2021
News

Muslim family served bacon in quarantine hotel

A MP said a Muslim family from Wycombe were served bacon while in hotel quarantine

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April 29, 2021
Ramadan

Premier League match paused to break fast

A game between Leicester City and Crystal Palace paused to allow Muslim players observing Ramadan to break their fast

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April 29, 2021
News

New for kids on Islam Channel: Aya and Yusuf

Meet Aya and Yusuf, in a cartoon inspired by Islamic values, daily at 7am on IC Kids on Islam Channel.

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April 30, 2021
Lifestyle

NBA Star Kyrie Irving reverts to Islam

NBA star Kyrie Irving confirms rumours he has reverted to Islam and is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

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April 26, 2021
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