Middle East

  • A Special Time in Dubai: Ramadan & Eid

    Ramadan is the Islamic holy month when all capable Muslims are expected to refrain from eating, drinking, and smoking from sunrise to sunset. It usually coincides with the ninth month of the Islamic calendar (August) when Muslims believe God revealed the Qur’an to Mohammed. Ramadan lasts between 29 and 30 days, depending on the position of the moon. This year it starts early on July 9th and ends on August 8th. Continue Reading

    August 9, 2013 • Africa, Middle East • Views: 12861