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Amir pardons prisoners

Amir pardons prisoners

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued an Amiri gesture pardoning a number of prisoners, on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

Monday  will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan

Monday will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan

Monday, May 6 will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the committee to foresee the crescent of the holy month Ramadan at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced.

Katara bustling with activities during Ramadan

Katara bustling with activities during Ramadan

Ramadan events at Katara represent a mix of culture, art, religion, sport, entertainment, shopping and feasting that are distinct with a Qatari traditional touch.

Thursday will be first day of Ramadan in Qatar

Thursday will be first day of Ramadan in Qatar

The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced that Wednesday (May 16) is last day of the month of Shaaban, and Thursday (May 17) will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

Minister issues circular on Ramadan working hours

Minister issues circular on Ramadan working hours

HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Dr Hassan Lahdan Saqr al-Mohannadi, has issued a circular on the working hours during the holy month of Ramadan.

Ramadan: MoI issues safety instructions to residents

Ramadan: MoI issues safety instructions to residents

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued a list of safety measures to be observed during the holy month of Ramadan.

Home-based businesses get a boost at Meerat Ramadan

Home-based businesses get a boost at Meerat Ramadan

Meerat Ramadan at Katara – the Cultural Village is not only a practical initiative to help families prepare for the holy month but also an effective platform for home-based businesses to expand their network.

Katara gears up for Meerat Ramadan event

Katara gears up for Meerat Ramadan event

The Cultural Village Foundation - Katara is all set to inaugurate ‘Meerat Ramadan at Katara’ at 4pm on Thursday in Katara’s southern area.

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid

Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Wednesday, marking the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

Ministry takes steps to ensure food safety during Ramadan

Ministry takes steps to ensure food safety during Ramadan

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has enhanced precautionary measures to ensure the safety of food during the holy month of Ramadan.

Emir pardons 15 Filipinos

Emir pardons 15 Filipinos

Fifteen Filipinos were among a number of prisoners pardoned by HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, according to the Philippine Embassy in Doha.

Muslims mark start of Ramadan, many under cloud of war

Muslims mark start of Ramadan, many under cloud of war

More than a billion Muslims observed the start of Ramadan on Monday but in the besieged cities of Syria and Iraq residents struggled to mark the holy month.