Ramadan comes from the Arabic root word for "parched thirst" and "sun-baked ground." It defines the hunger and thirst felt by those who spend the month in fasting. During Ramadan, Muslims practice Sawm. Sawm, or fasting, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, in which Muslims are required to take part during Ramadan starting at the age of twelve. Muslims practice sawm for the … [Read more...] about Ramadan
Gulf News website published a report today, July 7, 2012 that the Doha City Center Mall is not opening very soon. Today marks the 22nd day of the mall being closed to the public. Here's the full article about this city center mall update courtesy of gulfnews: There is no new information about the reopening of City Center Doha (CCD) which remained closed for the 22nd day … [Read more...] about Doha City Center Mall Update – Closed for 22 Days Now & Counting!
It is time for Qatar Airways Offering for Eid Al Adha 2011 Holiday in Qatar! Qatar Airways is pleased to introduce an array of fantastic offers for your Eid Al Adha holidays. Your ideal escape is perfectly packaged and presented to you. All left for you to do is a few clicks and you are all set to enjoy your next holiday. Take the opportunity to enjoy the four-day celebration … [Read more...] about Qatar Airways Offering for Eid Al Adha 2011 Holiday in Qatar!
Eid Al Adha 2011 Holiday in Qatar is marked by four-day celebration and one of the most holy holidays in the country. Eid al Adha, or the feast of sacrifice, remembers the time when Abraham was told to sacrifice his son Ishmael, only to be stopped at the last minute. This is one of the two major Islamic holidays, Eid al-Adha begins in 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah, the last month … [Read more...] about The Eid Al Adha 2011 Holiday in Qatar
What is Eid Al Fitri? When is Eid Al Fitri 2011 Holiday going to be? Eid al Fitr is the end of fasting month of Ramadan and is a three day holiday in Qatar. Eid al Fitri marks the end of the month long fasting that is Ramadan – not surprisingly it involves a lot of eating. (Eid itself means feast, while Fitri means to break the fast.) This is the biggest holiday of the year … [Read more...] about Eid Al Fitri 2011 Holiday Is Just Around The Corner!