Home > Ramadan


Ramadan likely to start on June 18, Eid to fall on July 17 – Astronomers

Fasting hours are anticipated to stretch for up to 15 hours and 15 minutes at the beginning of the holy month.

UAE Declares July 28, Monday As First Day Of Eid Al Fitr

Private sector companies in the UAE will remain closed on July 28, Monday and July 29, Tuesday for Eid.

UAE’s Moon-Sighting Committee To Meet On Sunday To Announce Eid Date

The committee, chaired by the UAE’s Minister of Justice, will announce the start of the Shawwal month, signalling Eid Al Fitr.

UAE Private Sector Workers To Get Two-Days Eid Al Fitr Holiday

The first and second days of the month of Shawwal have been announced as Eid-al-Fitr holidays for the private sector.

UAE Announces 9-Day Eid Al Fitr Holiday For Public Sector

Federal ministries and departments will be closed from Sunday July 27, and reopen on August 3.

First Day Of Eid Al Fitr In UAE Expected To Fall On July 28

The Shawwal crescent moon is anticipated to form on Sunday, July 27, the Sharjah Planetarium has announced.

Five Rules For Recruiters To Follow During Ramadan Networking

Use iftars and suhours as an opportunity to connect rather than pitch, says Asha Wadhwani, key account manager at Efinancial Careers Gulf.

Ramadan 2014: Top 10 Iftars In Dubai

A list of the top iftars around Dubai this Ramadan and what they charge along with their major attractions.

UAE Tea Industry To See Growth During Ramadan

Factors driving the demand for tea include its increased health benefits, its role in fitness and nutrition and the fasting period.

UAE Retailers Can’t Hike Prices During Ramadan Without Govt Approval – Minister

Suppliers need written consent from the ministry of economy to increase commodity prices.

UAE Announces Ramadan Working Hours For Private Sector

Working hours will be reduced by two hours during Ramadan for private sector employees with no reduction in salaries.

UAE Announces Ramadan Working Hours For Public Sector

Federal government and ministry employees will work from 9am to 2pm.

UAE Officials Confirm Ramadan Will Begin On June 29

The fasting hours this year are expected to last for around 15 hours, according to the Sharjah Planetarium.

Pictures: Eid Celebrations Across The World

Eid Al Fitr marks the end of the month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast.

Eid Celebrations Across The World

Images of Muslims from around the world celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

Eid Holidays Announced In UAE

The Eid-el-Fitr holidays for public and private sector companies in the UAE will begin on Friday, August 17.

Ramadan Prayer Timings

Here are the Ramadan prayer timings in the Gulf for week commencing Sunday 22 July:

UAE Announces Ramadan Timings

Working hours for private sector companies have been cut from eight to six per day, the labour ministry has said.