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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

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Culinary corner: Home-delivered iftars in Dubai

While restaurants are restricted from accepting many guests onto their premises, a few have decided to take their gourmet food to your home

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Kcal launches limited-edition Ramadan menu with free home delivery in the UAE

The healthy food company has also crafted a special meal plan for those who want to continue to stay on top of their routine throughout the holy month

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LinkedIn launches first-ever Ramadan campaign from the Middle East

Members can post their thoughts and stories of kindness using the hashtag #MonthOfKindness throughout the holy month

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Chevrolet offers deep discounts and order-from-home on its cars in the UAE

Customers can complete the entire purchasing process online without visiting the showroom

UAE announces shorter working hours for private sector during Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan began on Friday, April 24 in the UAE

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UAE changes timings of national disinfection drive during Ramadan

Certain stores will now be allowed to operate from 6am until 10pm

UAE confirms start of Ramadan on Friday

The announcement came after the crescent was sighted on Thursday evening

Dubai bans gatherings of more than 10 people during Ramadan

Physical contact including handshakes and hugs are strictly prohibited during these gatherings

Saudi approves Taraweeh prayer in two Holy Mosques

The Taraweeh prayer will be conducted by the Sheikhs and staff of the two Mosques

Ramadan 2020: Sheikh Mohammed pardons 874 prisoners; Sharjah ruler releases 369 inmates

The holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on Friday, April 24

UAE moon-sighting committee to meet virtually on Thursday

The holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on Friday, April 24

Oman extends lockdown of Muscat; bans gatherings during Ramadan

The security measures and checkpoints that have been put in place in Muscat will continue till Friday, May 8

Saudi announces revised curfew hours during Ramadan

Saudi Arabia imposed an evening curfew across the kingdom in March to curb the spread of Covid-19

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DP World launches online marketplace to support artisans and small businesses during Ramadan

Sellers can register on manasah.com for free

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Saudi says two Holy Mosques will remain closed to worshippers during Ramadan

The kingdom has reported more than 10,000 cases of Covid-19

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UAE announces reduced timings for school students during Ramadan

The duration of the classes has been cut to 30 minutes for all students

UAE issues five fatwas regarding Ramadan fasting and prayers amid Covid-19 crisis

Frontline medical workers are permitted not to fast while on duty if they fear that fasting could lead to weakening their immunity

UAE announces working hours for Ramadan 2020

It added that the public sector bodies must continue to abide by the relevant remote working circulars issued to their departments

Ramadan likely to begin on April 24, Eid dates forecast

The month of Ramadan is anticipated to last for 30 days this year

Egypt bans Ramadan gatherings, public iftars – reports

The committee of scholars at Cairo’s al-Azhar university added that people should still fast as the ritual had no link to coronavirus

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UAE, Saudi confirm that Eid Al Fitr starts on Tuesday

The crescent moon was sighted on Monday evening

Saudi calls on Muslims to sight Eid moon on Monday

The sighting of the moon will mark the start of Eid Al Fitr

UAE astronomer predicts Eid Al Fitr start date

The month of Ramadan is expected to be 30 days long this year

Saudi calls on Muslims to sight the Eid moon on Saturday

The first day of Eid Al Adha falls on the 10th day of the Dhu al-Hijjah month

Saudi calls on Muslims to sight Eid moon this Thursday

Government and military staff will receive around a full working week off to mark the Eid holiday