UAE embassies provide valuable humanitarian service during Ramadan. WAM
It is not just a spectacle watching 35,000 people converge at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Ramadan for UAEs largest Iftar (breaking of fast at the sunset), but also a logistical masterclass — considering the smooth manner in which the gathered faithful are served food — and perfect preparations by the Abu Dhabi Armed Forces Club and Hotel chefs who work all day at the mosque’s massive kitchen to produce the free meals for the worshippers.
Intentions or resolutions don’t come only on New Year’s Eve. This year a few expat residents kept dietary resolutions starting from the onset of Ramadan extending throughout the month.
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Fujairah witnessed 1,304 worshippers performing Taraweeh prayer. The Tahajud prayer was performed by 5,103 worshippers.
The quake had a magnitude of 6.9 and occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
Dubai and Abu Dhabi will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. A total of 10 cities in China's central Hubei province have suspended some public transportation over the coronavirus outbreak, the Hubei Daily reported on Friday.
Twenty-three inmates of the Dubai Correctional and Punitive Establishments have recently undertaken the Toefl (Test of English as a Foreign Language) in preparation for tertiary education.