ISIS: Why Ramadan’s ‘Night of Power’ Has Western Authorities Concerned

RAMADAN’S “Night of Power” is considered to be the holiest day on the Muslim calendar, but for extremists that makes it “a good time to attack”, according to terror experts.

Security agencies are expected to be on high alert for the last 10 days of Ramadan, particularly on the Night of Power, to fall today on June 21.

Laylat al-Qadr, known as the Night of Power, is believed to be the date when the Koran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad in 609AD.

The Night of Power falls in the holy fasting month Ramadan on one of 10 days each year, changing according to the lunar calendar.

Muslims traditionally spend the night in prayer and devotion which is said to equate to 1000 months of proper worship.

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