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If this is your first Ramadan, you might have some questions about how it works. We're here to answer them

Ramadan: Everything you need to know

Ramadan: Everything you need to know
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Ramadan is the ninth and most holy month in the Islamic calendar. A lot of people solely know it as a month of fasting but in reality there's a whole lot more to it than that - and plenty of misconceptions around it too.

The National has assembled a team of experts and we've prepared a little video to clear it up for you.


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UAE announces first day of Ramadan 2018 

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