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Turkey's Muslim-friendly resorts offer tourists modest holidays

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SHAFAQNA - Turkey's $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims. Dozens of hotels and resorts…

German Interior minister welcomes adoption of Islamic holidays

SHAFAQNA- German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said he does not mind adopting a Muslim holiday in Germany, especially in states with a Muslim population, such as Hamburg and North Rhine-Westphalia, MENA reported. The German minister…

UAE marks Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

SHAFAQNA - A paid holiday has been declared for the private sector in the UAE on December 24 to mark the birthday of the Holy Prophet. Ministries and government departments will remain closed on Thursday (December 24) to mark the birthday…