Food plays a big role in Ramadan. But food waste shouldn’t, according to a growing number of Muslims.
Odeh Al-Jayyousi is head of technology and innovation management at Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain. His is the author of Islam and Sustainable Development and a member of the United Nations Global Scientific Advisory Panel.
Bruce Riedel, director of the Brookings Intelligence Project and senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Center for Middle East Policy. His areas of expertise include counterterrorism, Arab-Israeli issues, Persian Gulf security, and India-Pakistan relations.
While 1 in five people practice Islam internationally, a Pew Research survey in 2010 found that about half of Americans are able to correctly identify the Quran and Ramadan as associated with Islam. Another Pew survey in 2007 revealed that 58 percent of Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam’s practices, and often, what they do know […]
Report on religion in Western Asia/Middle East.
Report on religion in Bahrain.
In-depth reporting guide. Emphasizes reporting in the U.S. and includes information useful for covering Islam around the world.