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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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This is how you can have an amazing weekend

This is how you can have an amazing weekend

The weekend, it’s here, and the working week is just a distant memory.  From live music to comedy shows, food festivals and more, there’s really something for everyone this weekend in the capital. Thursday 19th October  Laugh out loud New …

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How the UAE’s new lunar calendar merges the old with the modern

How the UAE’s new lunar calendar merges the old with the modern

Following years of intensive research, the UAE has unveiled a new lunar calendar to coincide with the Islamic New Year. Announced by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the unified Hijri calendar of 1439 is the result of three years of …

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