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Ramadan commences on Friday in UAE

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Ramadan Moon-sighting Committee has announced that Friday, July 20, is the first day of Ramadan and Thursday, July 19, is the last day of Sha’ban Month. The Committee held its meeting today evening at the Department of Judiciary in Abu Dhabi under chair of Dr Hadef bin Joan Al Dhahiri, Minister […]

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Mohammed bin Zayed greets President, VP, Rulers, Crown Princes and Deputy Rulers on Ramadan

Abu Dhabi: His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince also congratulated Vice President and Prime […]

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Ajman Ruler orders release of 52 prisoners to mark Ramadan

Ajman: H. H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has ordered the release of 52 prisoners of different nationalities from the punitive and reformative institutions in the emirate to mark Ramadan. The pardon was given to the inmates for showing good conduct and memorising chapters of the holy […]

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UAE President’s guests arrive for Ramadan

Abu Dhabi: The UAE President’s guests arrived last night to enhance the spiritual aspects of the holy month of Ramadan through the lessons and lectures, according to a comprehensive program that covers all the emirates. The move comes in line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the follow […]

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UAQ Ruler orders release of 30 prisoners

Umm Al Qaiwain: H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain has ordered the release of 30 prisoners from the punitive and reformative institutions in the emirate on the occasion of the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. The inmates who have been convicted and are […]

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Emission cuts and fuel savings targeted in new Etihad Airways-OSyS Deal

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways has chosen Rolls-Royce subsidiary Optimized Systems and Solutions (OSyS) to implement a new fuel management solution to maximise fuel use, cut carbon emissions and reduce overall fuel costs. The deal is part of the UAE flag carrier’s continuing efforts to drive environmental and operational efficiencies both on the ground and in […]

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Ramadan Crescent Moon sighting Committee meets tomorrow

Abu Dhabi: The committee assigned with sighting the crescent moon that marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan in the UAE will meet tomorrow. Dr. Hadef Jowan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice will chair the meeting starting after the Maghreb prayers at the headquarters of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to determine the first […]