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French Muslim groups dispute start of Ramadan
The date of the start of Ramadan in France was thrown into confusion on Tuesday after the Paris Mosque released a last minute statement saying the month long fast will begin on Wednesday. However another Muslim group had insisted the fast must begin on Tuesday.
Just as Muslims in France had begun their month long fast to commemorate Ramadan the start date for the holy festival was thrown into confusion at the last minute.
The country's top Muslim body The French Council of Muslim Faith (CFCM) had originally fixed the date for Tuesday, July 9 (today) but that has been disputed by the Grand Mosque in Paris.
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