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Ramadan 2020: New rules to observe during this Holy Month

Ramadan 2020 in Dubai: New rules to observe during this Holy Month Ramadan 2020 in Dubai will be different this year, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In light of this, many restaurants will be serving delivery iftars, so you can break your fast at home. The Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced a set of social and health guidelines pursuant to the decision to amend the National Disinfection Programme. The new guidelines include conditions for visits and exercise during the holy month of Ramadan. In a joint circular, the authorities detailed…

Iftar & Suhoor Part 1: the best selection of Ramadan TentIftar & Suhoor in Dubai: the best selection of Ramadan Tent

Iftar & Suhoor in Dubai: the best selection of Ramadan Tent What is the difference between iftar and suhoor? Both are the names given to meals taken outside fasting time during Ramadan: iftar occurs after sunset and suhoor before sunrise. Once the sun sets on a day of fasting, it’s a joyous occasion of eating and socialising. Most hotels and restaurants offer special iftar meals, most commonly a large spread of Middle Eastern mezze favourites such as hommus and falafel, and some traditional Emirati dishes such as baby camel, grilled sea-bass and halva (a dense Turkish-style dessert of seeds and…

Ramadan in Dubai: June 6th – July 5th 2016 Ramadan is a significant month in the Islamic calendar and in Dubai, the period is marked by a host of Ramadan-related activities. Emirati hospitality and traditions are also very evident during this month as iftars are hosted across Dubai and residents of different nationalities come together to share the spirit of Ramadan. The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing organises numerous events during the month and the retail sector witnesses brisk business.   Tour The Jumeirah Mosque If you’re a non-Muslim, you may not know much about Islam and its traditions.…