Monday, 19 June 2017
Saudi pilots have been pictured breaking their Ramadan fast in their public security helicopters above the holy city of Mecca. They break their fast with dates and water while flying 2,500 feet above the ground. Passing by the mountains, tunnels, expressways and residential districts, these security pilots keep an eye on all corners of Mecca, especially near the Grand Mosque and the central area, to prevent any potential dangers. They pass security information to an operations room.
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
A mass food poisoning at a camp for displaced Iraqi civilians outside Mosul has left at least two dead and hundreds requiring urgent treatment, officials said Tuesday. "There are 752 cases of food poisoning and two deaths, a woman and a child" following a meal on Monday night, health ministry spokesman Seif al-Badr told AFP. He said around 100 of those affected required serious treatment after the iftar meal, which breaks the dawn-to-dusk fast during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. ...
Sunday, 11 June 2017
A Turkish nutritionist has recommended those who fast during the holy month of Ramadan to exercise a few hours before breaking their fast.Esmat Tamer said that working out right before iftar, the meal at sunset in which Muslims break their fast, is beneficial for the body.Tamer said that nothing should stop a healthy person from exercising during the fasting period, stressing the importance of working out in Ramadan.In comments to the Turkish Anadolu news agency, Tamer added that during the ...
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
For 14 years, a Christian man has been waking Muslims for “suhoor” – a pre-dawn meal before Muslims begin their Ramadan fast - in a village near the city of Akka. Michael Ayoub told Alarabiya.net that he has volunteered to be a “Mesaharaty” for 14 years. The Mesaharaty, or the night caller, takes upon him the task of walking around a village or city, waking people for suhoor with a drum. Suhoor is the light meal Muslims eat before they begin the dawn-to-dusk fasting ...
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
King Salman received King Abdullah of Jordan at the Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday night, the Saudi Press Agency reported.King Salman hosted an iftar (the Ramadan breaking fast meal) in honor of King Abdullah and his accompanying delegation, which was also attended by Saudi officials.
Sunday, 28 May 2017
Here are tips to help you maintain or even build muscle during the holy month
Saturday, 27 May 2017
The Imsakiyah of Ramadan is the detailed schedule of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. It includes the time of the five prayers as well as the hours of Iftar and the start of the fasting for every day during Ramadan. The appellation of the Imsakiyah, is derived from the Arabic equivalent of “fasting”, according to Wassim Afifi, a heritage researcher and editor of the ‘Toraseyat’ website. Believers abstain from eating, drinking and having marital relations from ...
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Having a balanced iftar is important as it’s the meal that replenish energy stores and help sustain your fast the following day
Friday, 26 May 2017
Prince Turki Bin Abdullah, CEO of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah International Foundation for Humanitarian Work, has launched a project to provide Iftar (fast-breaking meal) in Ramadan to a million people in the second industrial city in Riyadh.The prince launched the project on Tuesday while receiving in his office, Sheikh Walid Bin Abdullah Al-Marzouqi, chairman of the Cooperation Office for Dawa (Call) in the industrial city, its executive director Sheikh Nasser Bin Aish ...
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
Iftar is celebrated with a vast array of different foods around the world, and Morocco has its own unique cuisine