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Eid Al Fitr to begin on Thursday in the UAE

The Shawwal crescent was not sighted in the UAE on Tuesday and therefore, Wednesday, May 12, will be the last day of Ramadan

Revealed: 10 things to do this upcoming Eid break in the UAE

This coming Eid break, take some time to explore all that the UAE has to offer with your friends and family

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed’s 100 Million Meals campaign achieves over double its target

Donations from 385,000 individuals, private and public companies and businessmen across 51 countries helped secure food parcels equivalent to 216 million meals

Vox Cinemas to reopen The Avenues multiplex in Kuwait this month at 50% capacity

Moviegoers will have to be vaccinated and registered on Kuwait’s Immune App to be able to enter the cinema

Covid-19: Oman issues new restrictions, bans Eid gatherings

All commercial activities to be banned throughout the day with effect ‪from Saturday, May 8 until the end of ‪Saturday, May  15

Here are 10 ways you can give back during the last 10 days of Ramadan

With 10 days left until Eid Al Fitr, here’s how you can contribute to the community and the society 

Dubai e-tailer noon.com launches Ramadan sale

Customers using a Mashreq Bank card will receive 25 per cent off up to Dhs100 on all orders with a minimum value of Dhs200 until April 29

Up to 1.5 million people visit Makkah’s Grand Mosque during the first 10 days of Ramadan

Visitors are subject to strict Covid-19 precautionary protocols

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Kuwait curfew extended until end of Ramadan, cinemas prepare to open for Eid

The partial curfew will continue to be in place from 7pm until 5am

UAE’s 100 Million Meals campaign reaches 78% of target in first week

Food distribution has already begun in several countries including Jordan, Egypt and Pakistan

UAE confirms the start of Ramadan from Tuesday

The announcement came after the crescent was sighted on Monday evening

Sheikh Khalifa pardons 439 prisoners ahead of Ramadan

The ruler of Sharjah also pardoned 206 prisoners

Ramadan 2021: UAE moon sighting committee to meet on Monday

In Saudi Arabia, the Supreme Court said that the crescent had not been sighted on Sunday evening

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Ramadan 2021: Timings for UAE private sector employees announced

There will be an official reduction of two hours for private sector employees in the UAE

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Abu Dhabi outlines safety measures for Ramadan 2021

Covid-19 patients should consult a doctor before fasting, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has recommended

Ramadan 2021: Dubai announces guidelines for praying in mosques

Maximum duration of Isha and Taraweeh prayers in mosques is capped at 30 minutes

Abu Dhabi says Ramadan tent permits will not be issued this year

The UAE has already issued several strict guidelines to be followed during Ramadan

Saudi’s Haramain Railway begins operations after a year, ahead of Ramadan

The railway line’s services were suspended in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Kuwait might continue curfew during Ramadan, Eid

The nightly curfew currently in place from 6pm to 5am is currently expected to end on April 8

Dubai’s noon.com to reduce prices up to 75% during Ramadan

The discounts are spread across 60,000 products

Heriot-Watt University Dubai introduces new scholarship for Ramadan 2021

The scholarship will offer students a fee reduction of Dhs8,000 for the September 2021 intake

How religious tolerance can beckon hope for an inclusive future in the Middle East

All the major Abrahamic faiths will be celebrating festivals of spring at the same time this year, symbolising hope for the year ahead

Dubai’s Global Village to continue until May 2

The current season at Global Village was originally expected to conclude on April 18, 2021

Covid-19: All Ramadan tent permits in Ajman cancelled

In a similar move, permits for all Ramadan tents in Dubai this year were also cancelled

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Covid-19: All Ramadan tent permits in Dubai are cancelled

The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department said that no tents are allowed outside mosques, houses or any other public places during Ramadan

UAE, Saudi announce first day of Eid Al Fitr

The Shawwal crescent was not sighted on Friday evening

UAE forms moon-sighting committee to confirm start of Eid

The committee will hold a virtual meeting after the Maghrib prayers on Friday, May 22

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Saudi Arabia urges people to offer Eid prayer at home

Eid Al Fitr is expected to fall on May 23 or 24, subject to sighting of the moon

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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa achieves 1.2 million meals target

Key donors included the Bin Sougat Group, Amazon, Tiger Group, Visa, Masafi, Atlantis Resorts, Tristar Group, Chalhoub Group, West Zone and MAK Holding

The importance of sending out the right message this Ramadan

Brands that traditionally see increased business during Ramadan should maintain increased communication with their consumers during the current crisis