Millions of Muslims prepare for start of fasting in Ramzan

Ramazan 2018: Holy month of fasting starts in Gulf and far East countries from May 17

According to Aletihad, the crescent Moon could not be sighted in several regions in the kingdom, including Sudair and Shukra, meaning Wednesday will be the 30th day of Shaaban and the first day of Ramadan will fall on Thursday. To answer the common queries about this pious period here's looking at the most common questions.

This annual observance is considered one of many 5 Pillars of Islam.

Fasting is meant to bring the faithful closer to God and remind them of those less fortunate. As mentioned in the holy book, Quran, Muslims, during this month, are supposed to donate alms to the poor and feed the hungry. Ramadan is a Month where Muslims practice increased Self-discipline whiles they fast and. The month of Ramadan is a self-exercise in restraint.

During the entirety of Ramadan, which ends at sunset on the final day, Muslims do not eat, drink, have sex or smoke while the sun is up.

· Excess salt causes extreme thirst during the day - experts say that meals with high salt are not ideal to eat during night time hours because they can cause thirstiness during the day and is best to be avoided.

Along with abstaining from consuming and consuming, Muslims additionally improve restraint, akin to abstaining from sexual relations.

Allegri planning to stay at Juventus
He added: "I can't say if Juventus are the best team and deserve the title, because I haven't watched them often enough". Roma mustered nine shots but just two on goal, and that's really all Juventus was looking for.

The pre-dawn meal earlier than the quick known as the suhur, whereas the meal at sundown that breaks the quick is the iftar. "We wish our Muslim friends and supporters a blessed month", concluded Hamad. During Ramadan tents provide Iftars daily with the authentic Arabian experience.

President Weah continued, "As you observe this Holy Month of Ramadan, it is my hope that Allah will answer your prayers, honor your sacrifices and grant your heart's desires".

Most Muslims in the UAE fast during Ramadan (exceptions include pregnant women, elderly people, someone who is unwell) and yet go to work with the same dedication.

What are the different traditions observed during Ramadan?

Muslims interact in elevated prayer and charity throughout Ramadan. Often, restaurants shutter their doors during the day. When it comes to meals it is really important that they comprise of a good balance of starchy carbohydrates, like potatoes, rice and bread, along with a good intake of vegetables, proteins such as meat or fish, and dairy for the natural fats. "Therefore the first day of Ramadan is Wednesday, May 16", said the ISNA. In Pakistan, live game shows give away gifts promoting their sponsors.

When does Ramadan begin and end?

Related News:



Most liked

J&K: CRPF jawan killed, 3 fleeing terrorists steal his rifle
Two houses were damaged during the gunfight and owner of one of the houses Bashir Ahmad suffered an injury in his shoulder. Locals were seen pelting stones at the security forces.

Cameron Smith retires from representative rugby league
His departure follows Johnathan Thurston and Cooper Cronk's retirements past year from the representative level. Maroons coach Kevin Walters joked he would have liked Smith to play on in "30-minute spells".

Palestinian envoy recalled from Washington over Israeli embassy move
Both these resolutions affirm that Jerusalem would be the capital of the future Palestinian State and the State of Israel . Israel's army said that "it appears that at least 24" of those killed were militants, mainly from Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

Boeing: WTO Ruling Could Lead To Biggest Retaliatory Tariffs Ever
It shatters Boeing's claim it perpetuated for years that their WTO case undermines European industrial-government partnership". Boeing has estimated that it suffered commercial damages worth between US$7 billion and US$10 billion as a result.

Check out WhatsApp's exciting new features for group chats
By clicking the button , the users can enjoy this feature. "Stickers are also coming to WhatsApp soon", the company said at F8. WhatsApp now lets the group admin write a short description of the group , setting the guidelines and objective in the process.

Ex-Pakistani PM Zeroes in on Pakistan's Civil-Military Divide in Interview
Operation Zarb-e-Azb was a joint military offensive conducted by the Pakistan armed forces against various militant group in 2014. Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? Explain it to me.

Facebook has disabled 583 million fake accounts in the past three months
Overall, Facebook estimates that around 3% to 4% of the active Facebook accounts on the site during this time period were still fake .

Australia probes claim Google harvests data as consumers pay
With more than ten million Australians using Android phones, they could be paying $580 million in unnecessary fees every year. They made the disclosures to the ACCC as part of the digital platforms inquiry being conducted by the organisation.

Cauvery water row: Centre submits Cauvery Draft Scheme to Supreme Court
The authority, which will be headquartered in Bengaluru, is very similar to the Cauvery Management Board the Tribunal recommended. Karnataka said it will challenge the draft for being inconsistent with Sec 6A of Inter-State River Water Dispute, Act, 1956.

Iran and Israel are shooting at each other in Syria. Why?
Its backing of radical groups such as Hezbollah, the Palestinian militant organization Hamas, and the Houthi Rebels is another. Iranian media described the Israeli attack as "unprecedented", but there was no official Iranian comment on Israel's claims.

Lenovo Teases An All-Screen Smartphone
These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Asian Age and/or other staff and contributors to this website. Lenovo' VP Chang Cheng confirms the upcoming Z5 smartphone to feature a no bezel display with 95 per cent screen-to-body ratio.

Video shows iPhone exploding, catching fire in Las Vegas fix shop
The unit in the video was in the shop to replace a bloated battery and a cracked screen that broke when the battery expanded. Scary surveillance video from a Las Vegas phone fix shop shows an iPhone exploding just feet away from a worker.

Everton to sack Sam Allardyce this week!
The Toffees face a summer of uncertainty with Wayne Rooney's future at the club also in doubt amid a mooted move to D.C. I said yesterday it's not in my hands now. "We will wait and see when we meet up this week'".

First Trailer for Spike Lee's True Story Dark Comedy 'BlacKkKlansman'
To do so, though, the rookie needs help, and he finds it in his colleague Flip Zimmerman ( Adam Driver ), who is Jewish. It was among the most highly anticipated titles at Cannes this year and immediate reaction was positive.

Critical flaw found in email encryption tools
Email users who use PGP (based on OpenPGP) and S/MIME to encrypt and decrypt their communications are at "immediate risk". This new vulnerability allows hackers and attackers the ability to read encrypted HTML emails in plaintext files.