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Egypt - Society
5/2/2022 6:56:13 PM
Egyptian streets, public parks, and recreational venues were buzzing on Monday with celebrations of the first day of Eid El-Fitr, the three-day Islamic holiday that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
4/28/2022 11:57:00 AM
Muslims in the diaspora are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan together again this year after two years of Covid-19 restrictions

Egypt - Society
4/23/2022 11:40:53 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi sent a greeting message to Pope Tawadros II – head of the Coptic Orthodox Church – ahead of Easter Sunday, saying its coincidence with the holy month of Ramadan is a call for adherence to noble religious values.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
4/19/2022 9:42:04 PM
Those special days of the holy month of Ramadan are dwindling to a precious few.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/19/2022 9:41:48 PM
South and Southeast Asian students at Al-Azhar University in Cairo have been introducing a new taste to the city’s Ramadan Iftars, with Al-Azhar sending out delegations across the World to help other Muslim communities gain a flavour of the holy month, writes Dina Ezzat

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
4/19/2022 9:41:05 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Christians are celebrating Easter during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, with the spring holiday of Sham Al-Nessim also coming in the same month, writes Ameera Fouad

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
4/19/2022 9:31:23 PM
From coloured eggs to chocolates to dates, this Easter will showcase a variety of different foods since we’re also celebrating it during the holy month of Ramadan

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/18/2022 6:07:59 PM
Egypt condemned the desecration of the Quran by a group of right-wing extremists in Sweden, saying the act has “inflamed the feelings of Muslims around the world during the holy month of Ramadan.”

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
4/18/2022 2:44:00 PM
The well-known Syrian-Armenian singer Lena Chamamyan will be performing at the Cairo Opera House on Friday 22 April as part of the ongoing programme celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

World - Region
4/15/2022 3:34:35 PM
Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands gathered for prayers during the holy month of Ramadan.

World - Region
4/11/2022 11:30:07 AM
Israeli occupation forces shot and killed a Palestinian man near the city of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said early Monday, the latest in a growing wave of violence that has erupted during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

World - Region
4/10/2022 4:52:00 PM
​Israeli troops on Sunday shot and killed an unarmed Palestinian woman in the occupied West Bank and Palestinians set fire to a shrine revered by Jews, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. It was the latest episode of violence during the holy month of Ramadan.

Life & Style - City Lights
4/9/2022 7:45:20 PM
An art workshop by artist Ahmed Ghoeiba this week showed Russian children how to make Ramadan lanterns, sharing with them a popular element of Egypt’s cultural heritage and one of the most famous symbols of the holy month.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
4/4/2022 5:32:30 PM
Celebrated Egyptian singer Medhat Saleh will give a concert at the Cairo Opera House Fountain Theatre on 23 April as part of a series of shows the venue is hosting during the holy month of Ramadan.

World - Region
4/2/2022 4:13:10 PM
Israeli occupation forces killed three Palestinian "militants" in a firefight in the occupied West Bank early Saturday, police said, raising fears of further escalation of violence during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt - Society
4/2/2022 2:12:12 PM
A spell of extremely hot and dry weather is expected to continue gripping Greater Cairo and major parts of the country during the first week of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

World - Region
4/2/2022 1:37:31 PM
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk, began at sunrise Saturday in much of the Middle East, where Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sent energy and food prices soaring.

Egypt - Society
4/1/2022 7:15:35 PM
The Islamic holy month of Ramadan will start in Egypt on Saturday, according to an announcement by Dar Al-Iftaa, the body responsible for issuing religious edicts in the country.

Egypt - Society
4/1/2022 4:20:55 PM
Egypt announced extending the working hours for shops, restaurants, malls and cafes till 2am during the holy month of Ramadan, according to a decision issued on Friday by the country's Local Development Minister Mahmoud Shaarawy.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/31/2022 5:31:00 PM
Ramadan is around the corner, and for the third year running the holy month will play out against an exceptional backdrop.

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