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Ramadan

The ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Most Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan. Economically, the use of electricity and the purchase of food and medicine may increase during Ramadan in Muslim-majority areas, due to the physical hardships of adjusting one's schedule from eating during the day to eating at night.
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Selon un bilan de la Protection civile, 30 cas de noyade ont ete enregistres durant le mois de ramadhan dans des reserves et retenues collinaires qui enregistrent un engouement, notamment avec les grandes chaleurs.
Al Thabti village in the Wilayat of Ibra starts the first Eid Habta market among the three wilayats, followed by Habtat Al Yahmadi on 25th of Ramadhan, followed by A'Safalah on 26th of Ramadhan.
Ilham Al-Hamaid, AGM - SME Credit & Marketing, Bank Muscat, said: "We are glad with the success of Al Wathbah Ramadhan souq for the second year in a row, and the large number of participants and visitors who attended the souq this year as well as the positive feedback received from the visitors.
The RM69 Ramadhan promotion is especially put together to offer our customers a chance to fly back to their hometowns during the festive season.
Prior to joining Jumeirah Group, Ramadhan was the chief operating officer of the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, where he was responsible for the overall operations division, including human capital, real estate, security, information technology, procurement, administration and operational excellence.
I asked him about the changes that he goes through during Ramadhan and he explained: "I train before iftar because one of the most important characteristics to competing in sports during the holy month of Ramadhan is will power.
Sheikh Shuaib Salim Al-Zanat the Imam of Masjid Mayit said that, the uniqueness of the holy month of Ramadhan a part from other ordinary months in a year, lies in its being a month in which the Qu'ran itself was revealed, upon which Allah the almighty prescribed as the Night of Power as mentioned in (97th)Surat Qadr, the 1st verse in the 30th Chapter.
Ramadhan for a Muslim is an opportunity to develop self discipline, self organisation, develop qualities of character that are wholesome and removing those that are harmful.
Focusing specifically on the traditions, customs and festivities surrounding the holy month of Ramadhan, the company has donated AED 100,000/-- to Dubai Charity Association with the specific request that the funds be used to provide needy Muslim families in Dubai (and the greater UAE) with Iftar meals throughout Ramadhan; as well as Kiswat Al Eid (new outfits for Eid).
Ramadhan is here and it is the time of the year when the tempo of life in the Gulf changes its rhythm, writes dietician Christine Zoleta of the American Mission Hospital.
AS the UK's leading Muslim youth organisation, the Ramadhan Foundation is pleased and proud that the UK's Muslim community has unequivocally responded with one voice to Gillian Gibbons' arrest and detention in Sudan.