Tag: Ramadan

Millions welcomed by Grand Mosque in first half of 2019

Millions welcomed by Grand Mosque in first half of 2019

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque a meeting place of cultures

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque a meeting place of cultures

Throughout the holy month, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque became a meeting place of cultures with its Jusoor programme. Four days during Ramadan, guests were invited to learn more about local culture and Islam through a guided tour, witnessing the old …

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The community celebrates Zayed Humanitarian Day

The community celebrates Zayed Humanitarian Day

The 15th anniversary of the death of the UAE’s founder, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan – also known as Zayed Humanitarian Day – was recently commemorated with a series of activities throughout the emirate that reflected his compassion and …

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11 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

11 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

We’d hate for you to be bored this weekend, so we’ve rounded up a list of things to do over the next few days. Here are 11 ways to make the most of it and spend more time with family …

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Iftar programmes are helping those in need

Iftar programmes are helping those in need

Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has started distribution of 40,000 food baskets as part of its Ramadan Iftar Programme for eligible households in a large number of Egyptian villages.  Overseen by the UAE Embassy in Cairo, the programme includes …

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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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How you can get involved in observing Ramadan

How you can get involved in observing Ramadan

With Ramadan upon us, take a look at the ways in which the community can join in the special tradition. The holy month is a special time where members of the community, regardless of religion, culture, age or nationality, come …

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This Abu Dhabi hotel is helping feed needy children

This Abu Dhabi hotel is helping feed needy children

Abu Dhabi hotels are joining properties across Southeast Asia, India and the rest of the Middle East to feed the less fortunate this Ramadan.  Through its Sharing the Flavours campaign, Shangri-La Group will be donating part of its meal proceeds …

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What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

“We run like a German watch,” jokes executive chef Karsten Gottschalk. And so they have to. Because the team at the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel, with chef Karsten at the helm, is responsible for providing iftar for between …

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Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid Al Fitr is traditionally a three-day festival after Ramadan to mark the end of fasting, but where you work depends on how much time off you could have. If you work in the private sector: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation says …

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