NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia, UAE Mosques To Stay Closed For Eid Prayers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday, calling on the population to adhere to safety guidelines to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Eid, which marks the end of the holy fasting month Ramadan, may … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia, UAE Mosques To Stay Closed For Eid Prayers

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Declares Sunday First Day of Eid Al-Fitr

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia declared on Friday that Saturday is the final day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan after the crescent moon of the month of Shawwal was not sighted. This means that the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan, … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Declares Sunday First Day of Eid Al-Fitr

NEWS | Egyptians Rush To Buy Treats Before Eid al-Fitr curfew

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Families rushed to buy sweets and biscuits in Cairo on Friday as they prepared to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan under a tightened coronavirus curfew and lockdown. The Eid al-Fitrs festivities are usually a time of release when people pack the streets and visits families, … Continue reading NEWS | Egyptians Rush To Buy Treats Before Eid al-Fitr curfew

RAMADAN: Saudi Arabia Announces Four-Day Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 23-26

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia has announced a four-day holiday for private sector employees to celebrate Eid al – Fitr, expected to last from Saturday May 23 to Tuesday May 26, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development. The holiday for Eid al-Fitr will begin the day after the finale … Continue reading RAMADAN: Saudi Arabia Announces Four-Day Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 23-26

NEWS ALERT | Saudi To Distribute $493 Million As ‘Ramadan Aid’ For Social Security Beneficiaries

RIYADH|SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi King Salman ordered on Monday the distribution of ‘Ramadan Aid’ worth 1.85 billion riyal ($492 million) for social security beneficiaries, the state news agency reported. Providers of families will get 1,000 riyals each while family members will get 500 riyals each.

NEWS | Facebook And CNN Focus On Together Apart At Ramadan

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Facebook is the exclusive partner for a new series across CNN TV and digital platforms about maintaining community and connection during Ramadan. The 10-part series, Together Apart at Ramadan, will highlight how a spirit of togetherness can be maintained virtually. Through a mixture of English and Arabic language content, Together Apart … Continue reading NEWS | Facebook And CNN Focus On Together Apart At Ramadan

NEWS | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Congratulating Him On Ramadan

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received today a phone call from Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces. During the call, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince congratulated the King on the … Continue reading NEWS | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Congratulating Him On Ramadan