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In pics: Making kahk, biscuits ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Luxor

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

Biscuits and kahk are among the famous patisserie eaten during Eid al-Fitr.

Restrictions on non-Muslims during Ramadan 'absurd', says Al-Azhar Imam

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:37 GMT

Al-Azhar Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb labeled restrictions on non-Muslims when they eat or drink while Muslims fast in Ramadan as “absurd.”

Is fasting healthy?

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:04 GMT

While many people around the world fast for religious and cultural reasons, there are others who believe fasting has scientifically proven health benefits.

6 Tips to Keep Dehydration at Bay While Fasting

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 01:24 GMT

Here’s how to prevent dehydration while fasting

In pics: Meet one of the oldest Kunafa makers in Luxor

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 01:44 GMT

During the Holy month of Ramadan, Egyptian families prepare special oriental sweets to eat after the breakfast meal, atop of these desserts is the Kunafa.

5 Tips to Stay More Focused and Productive at Work While Fasting

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 02:16 GMT

The change in eating and sleeping habits can lead to less productivity and energy levels

Top 11 tips to avoid weight gain and too much thirst in Ramadan

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 01:26 GMT

Bad eating habits in Ramadan result in weight gain in some people despite fasting for many for a month. Here are tips to avoid weight gain and to minimize the feeling of thirst during the holy month.

Controversy in Egypt for breaking Arafa Day fasting 5 minutes earlier

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 03:42 GMT

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

Facebook hours increase by 58M hours during Ramadan: AP

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 09:41 GMT

According to the Associated Press (AP), the Middle East experiences a 58 million hour surge in Facebook consumption.

Stay safe on Ramadan hot days: Here are some tips

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 12:39 GMT

As weather experts warned of a heat wave hitting the country, raising the temperature degrees to highs of 40°C and 42°C on Wednesday and Thursday, citizens are advised to avoid heat-related illness during the fasting hours of Ramadan.

How to Overcome Bad Breath While Fasting

Tue, 07 May 2019 - 11:43 GMT

Bad breath in Ramadan is a social menace. Many people have experienced it either themselves or from others.

10 eating habits to avoid for safe fasting for diabetics

Mon, 06 May 2019 - 01:02 GMT

As Ramadan begins, diabetes patients who insist on fasting are advised to follow general dietary guidelines to stay health and avoid high blood sugar levels.

Maghreb Azan aired in Alexandria 7 minutes earlier than normal

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 12:20 GMT

Alexandrians broke their fast on the 14th day of Ramadan seven minutes before Azan Al Maghreb was due

3 conditions allow Muslims to break their fasting in Ramadan

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Islam permits a Muslim to abstain from fasting when certain conditions are present to alleviate their hardships.

Ramadan Reflections: Fasting for beauty

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 08:29 GMT

What truly makes the holy month special is found within the spirituality of the month.

Avoid fasting if you are pregnant: doctors

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 08:22 GMT

Fasting during pregnancy could be one of the most dangerous things any women could do without knowing, according to doctors.

Why Egyptian policemen arrest people not fasting in Ramadan

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 03:44 GMT

Since 2009, dozens of people were reportedly arrested by Egyptian police officers, after being spotted eating during day time in Ramadan

Thursday marks 1st day of Ramadan: Dar al Iftaa

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 06:23 GMT

Grand Mufti Shawki Allam said that Thursday, May 17, will mark the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

More than 200 companies participate in ‘Ahlan Ramadan’ fair

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 11:39 GMT

The fair is organized by the government and aims to provide different kinds of goods ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Ramadan Around the Clock: Hoda Zakaria, Reporter

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 12:25 GMT

This year Hoda Zakaria will be experiencing Ramadan .

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