“April 13 will be the first day of Ramadan,” said Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta, the institution that issues religious edicts in the Arab world’s most populous country.
In Lebanon, top Sunni Muslim cleric Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdellatif Deryan also confirmed the holy month would begin on Tuesday.
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McIlroy snaps PGA title drought at Quail Hollow
Rory McIlroy snapped an 18-month US PGA victory drought yesterday, overcoming a tense last-hole dilemma to win his third Wells Fargo Championship by one stroke.
Vaccinated Osaka wants 'discussion' on Games
ROME (AFP) – Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka said yesterday she favored a ''discussion'' taking place over the Olympic Games taking place as Tokyo reels from a new coronavirus surge.
PH quietly celebrates May as Month of the Ocean
By virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 37 issued by President Joseph Ejercito Estrada in 1999, the month of May was declared as the Month of the Ocean (MOO). Perhaps preoccupied by the pressing demands of containing a still-raging pandemic, the government’s current observance of May as the Month of the Ocean is understandably muted and low-key.
Pagudpud: Hidden surfing haven up North
When the dry season comes, more and more people are getting antsy. Partly because of the overstaying COVID-19 pandemic but mainly due to the hot climate.
'Vaccine tourists' fly from abroad for injections on US beach
MIAMI BEACH, United States (AFP) - A long line of people snaked across the sand of Miami Beach, Florida, as dozens of travelers from Latin America waited their turn at a pop-up coronavirus vaccination booth.
Gilas 3x3 Wraps Up Training
Gilas Pilipinas 3x3 concluded its week-long training bubble in Calamba, Laguna in preparation for this month’s FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Graz, Austria.
Westbrook Ties Big O's Record
Curry drops 49; Jazz, 76ers, Nets roll to victory
#‘Unstoppable:' Red Cross Service Shines During Pandemic
Philippine Red Cross joined the celebration of World Red Cross Red Crescent Day last May 8 to honor the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.
India's Covid-19 Tally Surpasses 22 M With Over 400,000 New Cases
NEW DELHI (Xinhua/AFP) India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 22-million mark on Sunday, reaching 22,296,414, as 403,738 new cases were registered in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said.
PNP Awaits SC Protocols On Use Of Body Cams – Eleazar
New Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar yesterday said they are waiting for the Supreme Court (SC) to approve the protocols that will guide law enforcers on the proper use of body-worn cameras in their operations.
Beirut – After The Blast
Last summer’s explosion in Beirut killed hundreds of people and damaged much of the city. My efforts to repair my apartment reveal a lot about how Lebanon works—and doesn’t.
Tanner Novlan (Finn, B&B)
Farah A. Malhas: INSPIRATION FROM LEBANON
In her early childhood, Farah grew up surrounded by art. Being creative was both essential and encouraged by her late father; she is a self-taught artist in that regard.
Christel Khalil (Lily, Y&R)
IN THE REIGN OF THE SUN KINGS
Old Kingdom pharaohs faced a reckoning that reshaped Egypt’s balance of power
THE PRINCESS AND THE BABY
A long time ago in Egypt, there was a young Hebrew girl named Miriam. Her family had just had a beautiful baby boy. There was a big problem, though. The Pharaoh of Egypt had issued a decree that all Hebrew baby boys be killed to decrease the population of the Hebrew people, who were enslaved by the Egyptians.
We must go on,' says Lebanese Designer Elie Saab after blast
'We must go on,' says Lebanese designer Elie Saab after blast
Praise for the Pomegranate
The ancient fruit with modern influence
When Worst Gets Worse
The blast in Beirut laid bare the wreckage from decades of sectarian politics
A Rare Egg
Egyptian ostrich egg perfume case