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if·tar

or If·tar  (ĭf′tär′)
n. Islam
The evening meal that breaks the daily fast during Ramadan, traditionally featuring the fruit of the date palm as a first course.

[Arabic 'ifṭār, verbal noun of 'afṭara, to break a fast, from faṭara, to break; see pṭr in Semitic roots.]

iftar

(ˈɪftɑː) or

Iftar

n
(Islam) the meal eaten by Muslims to break their fast after sunset every day during Ramadan
[from Arabic iftar the breaking of the fast; compare Id-ul-Fitr]
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In this Holy Month of Ramadan, Doha Festival City collaborated with Qatar Charity and the Traffic Department to distribute two thousand iftar boxes from IKEA's restaurant to the community.
Every year, 'Feed the Deserving Iftar Program' is held in the month of Ramzan where Iftar meals are distributed across Pakistan.
And there was no better platform than an interfaith iftar to convey this message.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 04 (ANI): Contrary to their earlier practice, Congress and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh have not hosted the traditional Iftar party this Ramzan apparently because of the severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections.
BNP on Tuesday hosted an iftar party in which it provided political party leaders with Tk 30 iftar items each.
Tribune News Network Doha The scale of Qatar Charity's (QC) iftar hosting in Indonesia, Albania and Kenya is drawing a lot of attention from around the world.
ISLAMABAD -- The culture of arranging iftar get together for relatives, friends and colleagues at both at homes and restaurants is on rise across the country specially among youngsters as the holy month of Ramazan enters in last Ashra.
GATHERING: The Iftar brought together people from all walks of lives and professions in Qatar.
ISLAMABAD: The culture of arranging iftar get together for relatives, friends and colleagues at both at homes and restaurants is on rise across the country specially among youngsters as the holy month of Ramazan enters in last Ashra.
Hundreds of fasting Muslims breaking fast with the iftar provided by the century old Andorkilla Shahi Mosque in Chattogram city of Bangladesh.
GAZA, May 23 (KUNA) -- Gaza strip is witnessing various gestures of social solidarity in the holy month of Ramadan especially with the spread of group "Iftar".
As part of its ongoing commitment to the Holy Month of Ramadan, Marriott International celebrated the tenth annual 'Iftar for Cabs' initiative at participating Marriott International hotels in the Middle East and Africa, including over 50 properties in the UAE.