NEWS ALERT | King Salman Says Eid Prayer at Masjid Al-Haram Will Be Held Without Worshippers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud approved on Saturday holding the Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Masjid al-Haram in Mekkah and Prophet’s Mosques in Madinah without any worshippers. General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosques and the Prophet’s Mosque, Sheikh Dr. Abdul … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | King Salman Says Eid Prayer at Masjid Al-Haram Will Be Held Without Worshippers

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

NEWS ALERT | Supreme Court Calls On Muslims To Sight Shawal Crescent On Friday

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the month of Shawwal on Friday evening, 29 Ramadan, 1441 H, corresponding to 22 May, 2020. In its announcement, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent by naked eyes … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Supreme Court Calls On Muslims To Sight Shawal Crescent On Friday

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

HEALTH | How To Exercise While Fasting During Ramadan

Want to continue your work regime while you’re fasting but worried about how to make it work? Devinder Bains, personal trainer and nutrition coach at Fit Squad DXB, shares her tips… The time of your workout is just as important as what exercise you do. Choose a time when you are fueled but still have … Continue reading HEALTH | How To Exercise While Fasting During Ramadan

NEWS | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Emir Of Kuwait Congratulating Him On Ramadan

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received a phone call from Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait. During the call, they exchanged congratulations on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. For his part, the Custodian of … Continue reading NEWS | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Emir Of Kuwait Congratulating Him On Ramadan