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Expats in UAE to Benefit from Ramadan Package this Year

There are several notable holidays in the UAE, but perhaps the most widely-celebrated or observed is the holy month of Ramadan. Not only is this a time for Muslims to bond together as families, but it is also an opportunity for citizens to express their religious virtues in the form of charitable community activities. And… Read more

[WATCH] Injured Arab Man Airlifted to Hospital Following Motorcycle Crash

Recently, the UAE government through its various emirates has released a series of safety advisories especially that the holy month of Ramadan is almost upon us once again. However, even with these reminders and new systems set up in place to ensure safety and protection of both motorists and pedestrians, there are still cases that… Read more

uae ramadan schedule guide

Ramadan season in Dubai and the UAE is approaching. This is the month-long celebration where our Muslim brothers and sisters practice fasting. They abstain from eating during certain times of the day. This is also a time when working hours are reduced. Given that the UAE is a Muslim country, as expats, we are advised… Read more

dubai police iftar

Dubai Police recently prepared a 6km-long iftar table for workers this Ramadan season. The table was set-up inDubai Industrial Park in Jebel Ali and invited 12,830 workers to break the fast together. This meal was organized by a team of 35 restaurants with 500 volunteers and amounted to 200 hours of preparation. The initiative was… Read more

eid al fitr holiday uae

Eid Holidays for the public sector has been announced. According to a post from the official Twitter account of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, the Eid Al Fitr for federal entities in the UAE will begin from Thursday (June 14), the 29th Ramadan and will last until the third day of Shawwal. If Eid… Read more

ramadan big bazaar dubai

There’s a big sale happening this Ramadan season at the Dubai World Trade Center. From May 31 to June 11, head over to the Sheikh Rashid Hall of DWTC for the Ramadan Big Bazaar sale! This shopping event will host a huge number of retailers, offering a variety of products from more than 100 outlets.… Read more

With fantastic promos left and right, this year’s Ramadan appears to be the most festive yet! Shoppers can enjoy discounts on groceries, while taking advantage of huge deals on cars. In addition, theme parks and waterparks in Dubai are offering discounted rates for everyone! Usually, a trip to the theme park could cost you AED… Read more

Did you know that road accidents, injuries, and fatalities tend to peak during Ramadan? This could be attributed to the effects of fasting on the body. Since the Holy Month coincides with summer season, the extreme heat also leads to faster dehydration — affecting concentration. Fasting results in low blood sugar, which can hamper a… Read more

Avid shoppers have more reasons to rejoice this month! Aside from huge discounts on groceries and great bargains on new cars, the annual “Ramadan Nights” is happening in Sharjah during Ramadan and Eid holidays. The 17-day mega sale will offer discounts of as much as 80 percent! Ramadan Nights is part of the Sharjah Ramadan Festival, which… Read more

Although Ramadan is marked by periods of prayer, fasting, and reflection, it also includes festivities like Iftars, gift-giving, and sales. Earlier, we mentioned that some supermarkets are offering 50% off on groceries, while Ferrari World Abu Dhabi launched a “free view” promo. On the other hand, if you are planning to buy a new car,… Read more

One of the most popular theme parks in the UAE is Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Just last year, they launched Turbo Track, a thrilling roller coaster ride for adrenaline enthusiasts! This year, Ferrari World has announced a new and exciting promo, “Ramadan Free View.” As the name suggests, it means that during the Holy Month of… Read more

Looking for a way to stretch your budget? We’ve got awesome news! The Ministry of Economy has announced a price reduction in numerous grocery products and goods this coming Ramadan. According to the Ministry, shoppers can look forward to huge discounts — up to 50 percent off — on more than 10,000 products. The nationwide… Read more

Dubai Municipality, in cooperation with Al Rawabi, has installed fridges in public parks across the city. Each fridge is filled with dates, dairy, and juices for park goers who are taking walks, jogging, or engaging in exercise. The fridges are part of Ramadan Walk, a new initiative that seeks to promote health awareness in the… Read more