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UAE announces holiday for Islamic New Year 2018
The UAE on Monday announced that Thursday, September 13, will be observed as a holiday on account of the Islamic New Year. "Thursday, September 13, will be a holiday for ministries and federal agencies in the country," a WAM announcement said. The first day of the Islamic New Year -- Muharram...
Dubai: The Eid Al Adha holiday for the private sector in UAE will be from Monday, August 20, to Wednesday, August 22, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced on Tuesday. The public sector will have a one-week holiday for Eid Al Adha from Sunday, August 19, to Thursday,...
Pakistan has unveiled the remains of a 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha as part of an initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. A reflection of the diverse history and culture of the south Asian country, the ancient Buddhist site in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was...
(NEWSER) – It's not every day that what is essentially nothingness would be major news, but today is that day: Scientists announced in Nature that after two years of study, they've identified a roughly 100-foot-long void in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza—built around 2500 BC, it's the most ancient...
For a really long time the investigation of artistry has been expelled as a distraction from the very much heeled. This generalization is out of line and obsolete. It is a typical misguided judgment that expressions degrees are for the individuals who do not comprehend what else to do. In...
(NEWSER) – It is a mystery that has vexed the art world for centuries: Is Mona Lisa's famous smile happy? The answer is overwhelmingly "yes," according to a new study. German researchers report that nearly everyone shown altered images of Leonardo da Vinci's famous brunette perceived the original as...
The much-awaited opening date for Louvre Abu Dhabi is likely to be made public soon as construction work enters the final stage, according to the museum. In response to a query on the opening date by Arabian Business, @LouvreAbuDhabi said: “Construction of Louvre Abu Dhabi is in its final stages....
DUBAI // The site once known as Union House, or Dar Al Etihad, reopens to the public on Saturday as the Etihad Museum, a much bigger and more impressive structure where the story of the birth of the UAE is told. "The Etihad Museum tells the story of our Founding...
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday launched the Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, slated to be the biggest of its kind in the Arab World. Shaikh Mohammed noted that "the Arab world is facing a...
There is a serious obsession with the hijab in the Muslim community, and it needs to end. In one way or another, we have all witnessed or experienced the way a veiled woman is perceived as devout and respectable, while her unveiled sister is supposedly disconnected from God, and least...