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Five books to broaden your knowledge on Islam

Five books to broaden your knowledge on Islam

Ramadan is the perfect time to learn more about local culture and religion. Here’s a list of books to help you and your children understand the second largest religion in the world. While Ramadan is a month of reflection for …

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Ramadan traditions at home and away

Ramadan traditions at home and away

Muslims commemorate the holy month through cultural celebrations that are unique to their region. Here, ADW shares some of the most vibrant traditions from across the globe. While fasting is a prevalent part of the holy month, Ramadan is about …

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These Ramadan activities will keep you engaged

These Ramadan activities will keep you engaged

Whether you want to have fun with friends or improve your fitness, here are some great events and activities to join in throughout Ramadan. Project Warehouse Festember is back with its unique Ramadan festival dubbed Project Warehouse. The event brings …

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Here’s what you can expect during Ramadan in Abu Dhabi

Here’s what you can expect during Ramadan in Abu Dhabi

Ramadan is a sacred month for Muslims and as people fast during the day and work hours shift, the dynamics of the capital can change slightly. Here’s what to expect. lthough expats make up more than 80 percent of the …

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Get yourself Ramadan-ready with these fast facts

Get yourself Ramadan-ready with these fast facts

Here are the most interesting facts about Ramadan that you probably didn’t know. Marking the ninth Islamic month, Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims around the world to commemorate a ritual that has been a practised for over 1,000 years. Ahead …

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Here’s your guide for Ramadan etiquette

Here’s your guide for Ramadan etiquette

The UAE is home to a majority of non-Muslim expats, so how can you avoid offending people who are fasting? We’ve compiled a list of dos and don’ts during the holy month.  Fasting for an entire month is both refreshing …

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You asked and we’ve answered all of your questions about Ramadan

You asked and we’ve answered all of your questions about Ramadan

We address some of the most pertinent questions about fasting in Ramadan.  As a non-Muslim member of the community, it is only fair for you to ask questions about Ramadan. Contributor Ayesha Ghaffar answers some of our readers’ most popular …

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Have you seen the street art at Reem Central Park?

Have you seen the street art at Reem Central Park?

Reem Central Park has been redesigned with vibrant artwork inspired by culture in Abu Dhabi.  The skate park and sport courts have been covered with colourful murals and designs. Local artist Mohammad Ahmad Ebrahim along with a team including Ramin Haerizadeh, …

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Where to celebrate World Book Day

Where to celebrate World Book Day

Every day is World Book Day at these cool public libraries around the city On 23rd April, the world will mark World Book Day, an annual celebration declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation to promote reading. The UAE, …

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These dancers hope to leave a lasting impression

These dancers hope to leave a lasting impression

It’s all about opening minds, starting conversations and having a lasting impression with Camille A Brown’s ink. The arts are often talked about in the context of being a platform for dialogue, of creating a space where people – no …

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