• Fri, 18 May 2018 15:00
    Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan: president
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramadan.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 14:46
    Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan
    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan will begin Thursday in Saudi Arabia, the land of the religion's two holiest sites, authorities said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 13:00
    Rohingya Muslims face difficult Ramadan in refugee camps
    The 12-year-old Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramadan back in his own village -- fish to break the day's fast, gifts from his family and relaxing beneath the trees before evening prayers at the mosque.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00
    Crying out for help
    As the most one million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh spend their first Ramadan away from home, UNHCR and its partners appeal for support from Thais
    lifestyle
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 01:00
    Life, death and hope: Inside Bangkok Immigration Detention Centre 
    A few days before the Sacrifice Feast of Eid marking the end of Ramadan in late June, a Somali migrant who had fled her war-torn homeland passed away in a Bangkok hospital.
    opinion
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:01
    Ramadan attacks leave 14 dead, far fewer than previous years
    Fourteen people died in 11 violent incidents in the southern border provinces during the final 10 days of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, according to a university monitoring group.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:52
    Security stepped up in Songkhla during Ramadan’s last week
    The military, police and the Interior Ministry on Tuesday stepped up security in six districts of Songkhla deemed risky to insurgency attacks during the last week of the Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:00
    Attack killing six soldiers linked to Ramadan violence
    A ROADSIDE bomb killed six troops and injured four others as they were on patrol in the restive South yesterday, Internal Security Operation Command (Isoc) officers said, adding that a spike in insurgent violence was expected before the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Saturday.
    national
  • Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:52
    Tak Bai police step up crime suppression in last 10 days of Muslim fasting month
    POLICE stepped up a crackdown on crime in Tak Bai in Narathiwat on Friday, as the last 10 days of Ramadan – Muslims’ fasting month – began.
    national
  • Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:21
    Two top editors of The Star of Malaysia suspended
    The Star newspaper of Malaysia has suspended its two top editors pending investigation and inquiry into the paper’s front page on May 27 which caused controversies.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 16:52
    Sacred Muslim month of Ramadan starts
    RIYADH - The world's nearly 1.5 billion Muslims on Saturday began Ramadan, the holy month of dawn-to-dusk fasting and prayers.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 12:55
    Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle
    MARAWI, Philippines - Philippine security forces dropped more bombs Saturday on a southern city where they have been battling Islamist militants for five days, vowing no let up despite the start of Ramadan.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:00
    Jakarta election: Islamised politics threaten Jokowi’s bid for re-election
    The end of Ramadan came early in Jakarta on Wednesday as Muslims chanted praise to Allah and lit firecrackers to celebrate a new dawn as Anies Baswedan, the gubernatorial candidate backed by conservative and hardline Muslim groups, swept the election.
    opinion
  • Fri, 08 Jul 2016 01:00
    Ramadan marred by violence in deep South
    The Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year saw 49 violent incidents in the deep South, claiming 22 lives and wounding 47 others, the Deep South Watch Centre at Prince of Songkhla University’s Pattani Campus said.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:43
    Ramadan marked with violence in deep South
    The Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year has seen 49 violent incidents in the deep South, claiming 22 lives and wounding 47 others, the Deep South Watch Centre at Prince of Songkhla University’s Pattani Campus said.
    Breaking News
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