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Ramadan 2019: Working Hours in Iran

During the Holy month of Ramadan in Iran, working hours in offices are likely to remain the same as other times of the year. According to published information in local media, no directives have been issued yet in regard to changing of…

Ramadan 2019 to begin on May 7 in Iran

While some Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia have announced May 6th as the first day of Ramadan, it has officially been announced that the Holy month of Ramadan in Iran will begin on Tuesday May 7, 2019. The advent of Ramadan may vary…

Ramadan in Iran: What is Eid (Aid)

Eid e-Fitr and the day following are the two main days following the Islamic celebrations. Eid al-Fitr translates as the ‘festival of breaking the fast’ and happens immediately after Ramadan, with festivity, day-time feasts and family…

What is Ramadan (Ramazan)?

Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture. Muslims observe the month of Ramadan, to mark that Allah, or God, gave the first chapters of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad in 610. During Ramadan, Muslims fast, abstain…