Ramadan in the UAE will begin on Thursday

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She celebrated her first Ramadan at the same mosque where she converted, and spent the month learning about her newly adopted faith.

"A total of $1 million in humanitarian aid will be delivered during the month of Ramadan via our TIKA office in Ramallah", Cavusoglu said. Each Islamic month is either twenty-nine or maximum thirty days.

The Ramadan fast, in which food and even water is prohibited, falls on especially long summer days this year for Muslims in the Northern Hemisphere.

The Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences previously advised that Ramadan in the UAE looked set to begin on Thursday, May 17.

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Start by praying for God's will to be done during Ramadan. Muslims in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries of the Indian sub-continent is eagerly waiting to see the crescent moon this evening to determine the start of the fasting month.

"May Allah shower his countless blessings on believers on the holy month of Ramadan and always".

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Ramadan is the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, it is the month in which Prophet Mohammad started receiving revelations from God.

They abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk for the entire month of Ramadan, with a single sip of water or a puff of a cigarette considered enough to invalidate the fast.

Many pilgrims from around the world travel to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah for Umrah - a pilgrimage that can be undertaken at any time of the year - during Ramadan. Umrah is known as the lesser Hajj, a pilgrimage that can be undertaken at any time of the year. It also teaches Muslims to practice self-discipline, self-control, sacrifice, and empathy for those who are less fortunate and encourage actions of generosity and charity.

"I already think about how I'm a convert, and all these other things that in a lot of people's hearts and minds disqualify me from being Muslim", Imani says, "so then not being able to fast makes me feel left out". "We wish our Muslim friends and supporters a blessed month", concluded Hamad.

"The council enjoined Muslims all over the country to expect the announcement of His Eminence, the President-General of NSCIA, on the commencement of the 1439 AH Ramadan fast soon".

After that, the standard follow is to adjourn for prayer after which the primary meal is served.

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