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MoI brass check security at mosques

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah visited several mosques to personally look into security preparations for the night prayers in the last 10 days of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Al-Tarrah took this step in compliance with directives …

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An opportunity for reflection

This is the fifth consecutive year I have written an article in the Holy Month of Ramadan for the Arab Times! This Holy Month comes every year to remind us of valuable meanings and teachings we sometimes get too busy in life to pay attention to. Kindness, compassion and reflection …

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Muslims of China

The Muslim community in China is very large and diverse and includes many ethnic groups such as the Uighers, Tatars, Uzbeks, Kazakhs and so on. Furthermore, they are spread all over China with especially large concentrations in Beijing, Shaanxi province, Yunnan province, and the western provinces. The Muslims in China …

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Living Ramadan as it should

By Abdulaziz Al-Orayedh Physics teacher at Industrial Technical Institute — PAAET This yearly festival that all Muslims have every year is a time to reset ourselves physically as well as morally and emotionally. The idea is to detach yourself from what is so basic to do, to eat and drink. …

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MPs caution on prices

‘Ramadan … A time for healing’ KUWAIT CITY, May 17:  Members of the National Assembly congratulated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, ministers, their colleagues, …

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Ramadan on Thursday

KUWAIT CITY, May 15, (KUNA): Kuwait’s crescent sighting authority announced on Tuesday that the crescent moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan did not appear this night. The authority added that the last day of Shaban will end tomorrow (Wednesday), and as a result the Holy Month of Ramadan, 1439 …

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Livestock co says to provide enough herds of Aussie sheep in Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Livestock Transport and Trading Company (Al-Mawashi) is set for the month of Ramadan in all perspectives, and guarantees the provision of roughly 120,000 herds of Australian sheep and 250 calves to cover any increase in market demand, reports Al-Wasat daily. Chief Executive Officer Engineer Osama Boodai …

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Holy month of Ramadan is expected to fall on May 17

KUWAIT CITY: The holy month of Ramadan is expected to fall on May 17, coinciding with a Thursday, said Kuwaiti astronomer Adel Al-Saadoun said Sunday. He noted that the crescent might not be visible in Kuwait and could only be seen through telescope, while the inhabitants of the Arab Maghreb …

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Hopes of many shattered

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: The government shattered hopes to declare the last 10 days of Ramadan as annual public holiday, reports Al- Jarida daily. This came after the Civil Service Commission (CSC), along with the Fatwa and Legislation Department, outrightly rejected the proposal submitted by MP Abdullah Fuhad. In a …

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Ministry reaffirms ban on collection of donations at HQ or public places

‘Next Ramadan preparations started’ KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Ministry of Social Affairs reaffirmed ban on the collection of cash donations either at the headquarters of charitable organizations or public places, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting a source noted the ministry has started preparations for the next Ramadan with a …

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