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What is going on in the capital this Ramadan weekend?

What is going on in the capital this Ramadan weekend?

The holy month is here and so is the weekend, so what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 17th May  Gather your friends and test your knowledge with questions covering a wide range of specialist subjects that will have …

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How volunteering can help change your life

How volunteering can help change your life

  As a volunteer, the greatest gift you can give is your time. Read on to discover where to donate it, how it helps the community and why it’s good for you too With the arrival of the holy month, …

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Why drivers need to be safe on the road this Ramadan

Why drivers need to be safe on the road this Ramadan

A leading road safety advocate has issued a reminder urging motorists to ensure extra caution on the city’s roads during the season. Having analysed insurance data from the Ramadan period last year, RoadSafetyUAE found that the majority of accidents took …

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How difficult is the ancient craft of Arabic calligraphy?

How difficult is the ancient craft of Arabic calligraphy?

Abu Dhabi World online editor Colin Armstrong tries his hand at a local pastime in this immersive art class What is it? Arabic calligraphy has been practiced in the Gulf region as far back as the eighth century, where oral …

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This is when you’ll pay for parking during Ramadan

This is when you’ll pay for parking during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi Department of Transport has announced the details of paid parking during Ramadan. Throughout the holy month, residents can take advantage of free parking every day from 2pm to 9pm across the city. Drivers will have to pay for parking as normal …

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Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?

Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?

From stringing up lanterns to playing football on fire, Ramadan is celebrated in different ways across the globe The holy month unites Muslims from all walks of life around the world. The season is a chance for worshippers to celebrate …

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Everything you need to know about healthy fasting

Everything you need to know about healthy fasting

From ensuring a balanced iftar meal to staying hydrated, find out how to keep energised and healthy during the holy month As Ramadan is upon us once more, thoughts turn to the coming month of joy, generosity of spirit and …

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A look at how Ramadan has evolved through the years

A look at how Ramadan has evolved through the years

Though the central tenets remain the same, we look at how Ramadan has changed through the ages As the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan has always meant days of fasting and abstinence giving way to evenings of prayer …

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Get to know Ramadan more and its essence

Get to know Ramadan more and its essence

New to Ramadan or want to brush up on the basics? Here’s everything you need to know about the holy month Ramadan, what’s that? It’s the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and when Muslims across the world spend 30 …

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