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Experience the traditional call to prayer

Experience the traditional call to prayer

The traditional call to prayer returns to Jahili mosque in Al Ain. The historic mosque, which symbolizes traditional architecture and heritage in Abu Dhabi, consists of a single room with an open arcade on the east side that is accessible …

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Ramadan working hours confirmed for UAE private sector

Ramadan working hours confirmed for UAE private sector

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced the Ramadan working hours for the private sector. Working days for private sector employees will be shortened by two hours for the month of Ramadan, as per Article 65 of Federal …

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This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

Celebrating an international affinity and fostering awareness of healthy lifestyles will be one local man’s goal as he prepares to attempt an ultramarathon of epic proportions. Dr Khaled Al Suwaidi is training to run 2,000km from Abu Dhabi to Mecca, …

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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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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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How the spirit of Ramadan has remained for decades

How the spirit of Ramadan has remained for decades

From tradition  to modernity, we look back on past celebrations of   Ramadan to find that the spirit of the holy month  is as strong now as it ever was If you ask anyone about what Ramadan means to them …

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Should you show solidarity and fast this Ramadan?

Should you show solidarity and fast this Ramadan?

As Muslims across the UAE prepare to fast during the holy month, could you benefit from following suit this Ramadan? For non-Muslims, Ramadan is an amazing time to be living in the UAE as the community comes together to mark …

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Why this new legal policy will be helpful for expats

Why this new legal policy will be helpful for expats

Changes in the rules governing the legal system for wills means that expats can now dictate how they want their assets divided upon their death, by registering online. Under the directive of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, deputy prime minister and …

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Modest style is on trend – find out how to get the look

Modest style is on trend – find out how to get the look

As the concept of modest fashion gains more traction in the UAE, we find out why it’s not just about religion and why the style is here to stay It’s not a trend, it’s a movement – that’s what the …

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This inspiring story shows why school is so important

This inspiring story shows why school is so important

After finding a love for learning in a concentration camp, Naida Kardas is fighting for children’s access to education worldwide Naida Kardas vividly remembers the moment she fell in love with learning. Wandering the corridors of a school in former …

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