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Virginia Alumni Celebrate Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates

Virginia Alumni Celebrate Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates

Alumni of 5 different Virginia universities gathered in Dubai for Suhour to observe Ramadan and appreciate the cultural experiences of the holy month of Ramadan.

June 27, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:

Today, Muslims around the world will return to work after enjoying their final Eid-Al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Alumni of Virginia universities, living in the United Arab Emirates, gathered in Dubai earlier this month to enjoy a Suhour meal together. Ramadan, the ninth month of the lunar calendar for Muslims, commemorates when the Quran, or Muslim holy book, was first revealed to the Prophet Mohammed by the Archangel Gabriel in...

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