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Eid Al Adha likely to begin on August 21st in Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA - Eid Al Adha, The second biggest eid of Muslims, would likely to begin on August 21st in Saudi Arabia for this year 2018. Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court on Thursday called for sighting the crescent of Dhul Hijja on Saturday evening.…

Iran, Pakistan must boost level of sports cooperation

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA : Former Pakistani volleyball star says that Iran and Pakistan being two neighboring and friendly states must enhance their cooperation in sports sector which will benefit both countries. In an interview with the Islamic…

Top 5 Muslim Honeymoon Destinations You Have To Consider!

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SHAFAQNA - MVSLIM | by Huda and Zain : As newly-weds, choosing a place to celebrate the start of your new life together can be both exciting and overwhelming. As Muslims we have a variety of travel needs, and alhamdulillah, there are plenty…

Ramadan Forum for Quran Calligraphy Planned in Dubai

SHAFAQNA- Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art enthusiasts will bear witness to the inscription of the full text of the Holy Quran during the ninth session of the Ramadan Forum for Quran Calligraphy, which is to be hosted by the UAE’s minister…

Dubai security chief Dhahi Khalfan backs Trump's Muslim ban

SHAFAQNA - Dubai's head of security Dhahi Khalfan Tamim has sparked outrage once again, this time after backing US President Donald Trump's controversial Muslim ban. In a series of crude and sectarian outburts on Twitter this weekend,…

Technology on the Metro: Dubai Begins Using 3D Printing to Improve Public Transportation

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SHAFAQNA- There’s been a lot of talk about Dubai in the 3D printing world lately – in fact, that’s an understatement. The United Arab Emirates city-state is working hard to become the 3D printing capital of the world, and it seems as…

Expatriate charged in Dubai over Facebook charity post

SHAFAQNA - A 42-year-old British-Australian dual national was charged by Emirati police in Dubai after being arrested for sharing an "illegal" post helping Afghan refugees on his Facebook page. Scott Richards was charged and detained for…

How can aviation reduce its impact on the environment?

SHAFAQNA - Increasingly efforts are being undertaken by countries and organisations around the world to reduce their impact on our environment. It’s critical that we, as an industry, play our part. Aviation is critical to the world’s…

Dubai ruler launches $272m global drive to combat poverty, unemployment

SHAFAQNA - Dubai has launched a global foundation, with an initial budget of AED1 billion ($272 million), which aims to combat poverty, unemployment and education challenges in the region. The Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives…

The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

SHAFAQNA - The second edition of the Global Islamic Economy Summit was an opportunity for stakeholders to collaborate and progress the Islamic economy, which is growing faster than ever before. The summit, held in Dubai on 5-6 October,…

Dubai tops the list of shopping destinations for Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - Singapore and London ranked among the top five destinations for Muslim shopping travellers. Dubai has been ranked the number one destination in the world for Muslims to travel to for shopping purposes, according to a new report…