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Worldwide Refugee Crisis

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) release of their annual ‘Global Trends Report: World At War,” 2014 was the year that a record number of people were forcibly displaced due to wars, persecution and conflict worldwide. On average, 42,500 individuals per day were displaced, making up …

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Ramadan Begins

Wednesday evening marks the beginning of the Muslim holy month, Ramadan. For the next month, 1.6 billion Muslims across the world will fast from sunrise to sunset. However, despite popular belief, in the Arabic word for fasting-sawm- actually means to literally refrain. Which means that all healthy Muslims will be …

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