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This Non-Muslim Expat Serves Daily Iftar to Over 300 Workers

The Hindu expat hasn’t missed a single day of Ramadan fast for the last nine years And in show of solidarity with his Muslim friends, Ranjith Rajari  has been serving daily Iftar since 2015, Khaleej Times reported. “I come here around 4pm daily. I distribute the Iftar meals among these workers and as the Maghrib call …

Ramadan Fridge Feeds Almost 900 People Every Night

Sharing the spirit of giving this Ramadan, public relations professional Kelly Harvarde and her photographer husband, Alex Jeffries, are providing almost 900 people with food packs every day outside their Dubai home. “We make the packs ourselves, all of the neighbors help and work together to make the packs and sometimes strangers come to help,” Havarde …

'Late' Iftar for Burj Khalifa & Dubai Skyscrapers Residents

The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Government of Dubai in the UAE has called on all residents of Burj Khalifa skyscraper and other tall towers to mind the time difference of their fasting, depending on the floor they are living on, Khaleej Times reported. “The residents at Dubai’s skyscrapers have to fast …

Dubai Hosts Weekly Free Mosque Tours to Teach About Islam

DUBAI — The Islamic Information Center (IIC) in Dubai, UAE has launched a free-for-all ‘mosque experience’ where people of all faiths are invited every Monday to visit Dubai’s most picturesque mosque, Masjid Mohammad Bin Ahmed Al Mulla, Khaleej Times reported on November 17. “Have you ever wondered what Muslims do at the mosque or what …

Muslim Entrepreneur Gives Women Alcohol-Free Night Out

“If you don’t drink, how do you meet people?” It’s a question often asked to Muslim millennials DUBAI – For Muslim women wishing to enjoy a night out in an environment without alcohol, men or even smartphone cameras, Sabrina Salhi’s social events are the answer. “I felt that the nightlife and entertainment options were quite …

Dolls Inspire Young Muslim Girls to Dream Big

DUBAI – Hoping to inspire young Muslim girls to take pride in their faith, a Dubai-based company has created a set of hijabi dolls that represent a wide range of interests and aspirations. “We want young girls who don’t often see their cultural identities and faith represented in a relatable way to know that they …

2186 Expats Convert to Islam in Emirates

DUBAI – As many as 2,186 Dubai residents of different nationalities have reverted to Islam at the Dubai Islamic Information Centre, Dar Al Ber Society, in the first half of 2018. These figures, released by the charitable society, include 1,993 individuals who embraced Islam in Dubai and 193 at the association’s Ras Al Khaimah branch. …

Hindu Chef Feeds 60,000 People in Ramadan

DUBAI – An Indian Hindu chef, Bobby Kapoor, dedicates his time during the holy month of fasting each year to prepare and provide iftar meals to people less fortunate in Dubai, the UAE. “By the time Ramadan draws to an end this year, approximately 60,000 laborers will have had a hot meal, drink, and dessert,” …

US Teen Wins World’s Most Prestigious Qur’an Contest

MINNEAPOLIS — An American Muslim student from South Minneapolis has won the world’s largest and most prestigious Qur’an memorization competition. “All Minnesotans should be proud of the accomplishments of Burhan, who represented our state and our nation at this International Quran Competition,” said Jaylani Hussein, Executive Director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on …



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