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Emirati Church Hosts Ramadan Iftar

ABU DHABI – Every Ramadan, hundreds of mosques across the United Arab Emirates open their doors to host iftar dinner events for all people. But on Wednesday, June 6, a church in Abu Dhabi, invited Muslims to share iftar meal, and hundreds of attendants enjoyed the occasion, sharing food and thoughts. “It feels awesome and …

This Woman Prepares Daily Iftars for Low-Income Families

MERBEH – Fatima Al Yamahi spends Ramadan cooking signature dishes to sell at affordable prices at the local market in Fujairah, UAE. “I first started selling food at the Fujairah food market five years ago, adding spices that give the dish a taste from the past that people like a lot. The aim was to …

Though Non-Muslim This British Expat Has Not Missed Ramadan for 20 Years

Though Non-Muslim, This British Expat Has Not Missed Ramadan for 20 Years

DUBAI – Long-term British expatriate Nick Watson has been living in the Emirates for 20 years and so far, he hasn’t missed one Ramadan. “While living in the UK, my exposure to Ramadan was limited, though I was familiar with the basic concept of the Muslim tradition. My perception of the month of fasting has …

World Summit & Congress of Muslim Minorities Launched

ABU DHABI – An international organization that addresses challenges facing Muslim minorities across the world has been launched on Monday, April 16, in Abu-Dhabi, Emirates, as Istanbul hosted a four-day summit to discuss the problems of Muslim minorities. “The International Muslim Minorities Congress (IMMC) seeks to promote civil and political rights of Muslim minorities as …

Historic Hajj Exhibition Concludes in Emirates

ABU DHABI – Visitors had a last chance on Monday, March 19, to take a look at the historic items of ‘The Hajj: Memories of a Journey’ Exhibition, held throughout six months at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the legacy of the Muslims’ most profound spiritual journey. “About 1,000 visitors viewed …

Over 3000 People Convert to Islam in Emirates

DUBAI – More than 3000 people from 69 nationalities converted to Islam in 2017 at the Emirati philanthropic and charitable organization Dar Al Ber Society, the organization’s annual report revealed. “Up to 2,785 of these became Muslims at the main center in Dubai in comparison to 229 fresh Muslims at the Ras Al Khaimah branch,” …

Saving Energy by 1st Fully Automated Smart & Green Mosque in UAE

UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah Set to Open First Smart & Green Mosque

Ras Al Khaimah in the northeast of the UAE is set to open its first smart and green mosque. The renovated mosque depends on solar-powered lights and an entirely automated energy-saving system, KhaleejTimes reported Wednesday, March 15. The mosque, which will be opened to the public soon, is actually an old one in the Muairidh …



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