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The sighting of the crescent moon would be impossible from East and Southeast Asia as well as Southern Europe and most of the Arab nations on Sunday (May 5), said Mohamed Shawkat, the Centre Director, affirming that it would be possible to sight the moon only with a telescope in the these regions on that day.
The sighting of the moon would be difficult in Western and South African countries and most of the US, while it would be relatively easier in Central America, he added.
The United Arab Emirates has expressed its deep regret and condemnation of the recognition by the United States of the Syrian Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli territory, describing it as a move that disrupts all efforts to achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has directed to communicate with Sudan’s transitional military council to explore the prospects of accelerating aid for the brotherly people of Sudan.
The Dubai Holy Quran Radio of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) unveiled its new line of programmes for the holy month of Ramadan under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives’ (MBRGI) Humanitarian Aid & Relief programmes reached over 11.9 million people across the world in 2018, with Dhs271 million worth of projects and initiatives.
On May 24, the Zayed Day for Humanitarian Action was held. The General Department of Protective Security and Emergency celebrated with labourers, people of determination, orphans and elderly. According to Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director General of the Department of Protective Security & Emergency – Dubai Police, this day was an unforgettable day that urges us to be inspired to continue the act of humanitarian giving.
A salesman who broke up with his girlfriend, leaked messages and publicised an intimate photo must be deported, the Appeals Court has decided.
The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) in cooperation with the Emirates Writers Union will bring together Emirati cultural and literary icons in a first-of-its-kind event in the country. The Emirati Book Fair will kick off on Sunday (26 May) at the Sharjah Publishing City with the participation of 25 Emirati publishing houses that will display thousands of books written by local authors over the course of three days.