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What Do People in Other Countries Think of Dubaians?

Ever wondered what the sheltered sparkle of Dubai looks like from the outside? Residents know that Dubai is more than just Sheikh Zayed Road and high-rise buildings. Its charm is in crowded shawarma cafeterias, football players every Friday on any patch of sand or grass, people from around the world…

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Would You Survive Ramadan Fasting in the West?

During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk, and devote time to sincere worship. Fasting in the West poses different challenges: longer hours, people around you eating, and many not being aware of the tradition at all. According…