Sharjah

Type: City
Name: Sharjah
Country: United Arab Emirates
Latitude: 25.370001
Longitude: 55.41
population: 543,942
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

What Eid Al Fitr means to me

Sharjah: A few years back, when I used to live in Pakistan, my parents and grandparents used to say, “Eid Al Fitr is for the children.” At that phase I thought I was surrounded by cynical adults.The younger and dumber version of myself could not fathom ... [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Three shops damaged in Sharjah fire in part of Gold Centre

Official at the Sharjah Civil Defence said fire fighters managed to control the fire in 15 minutes and succeeded in containing it and from spreading and reaching the nearby petrol station.A huge fire broke out on Monday in part of The Gold Centre, Sharjah, ... [Published Khaleej Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Buses full of Eid travellers off to visit family and friends

–Buses were in high demand on Monday with Eid travellers looking to spend the holidays with friends and relatives.Hundreds of people, many carrying shopping bags filled with gifts, queued to buy tickets for bus services in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Sharjah ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

UAE Rulers lead Eid Al Fitr prayers

DUBAI: Their Highnesses and Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the UAE and Crown Princes on Monday morning offered Eid Al Fitr prayers across the UAE.Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin ... [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Colourful start to celebrations

SHARJAH/DUBAI: The folkloric Arabian Sea is yards away. We are in Jumeirah. It is celebrating Eid Al Fitr, but the ways are arresting for the aesthete. The shades of the revellers are almost fictional in appeal. There is activity, there is calm, there ... [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Keralites mark Eid Al Fitr in style

DUBAI/SHARJAH: Eid Al Fitr has dawned with the sighting of the new moon on the UAE horizon brightened by the new moon, fireworks and moments of glee.Despite the hot and humid weather and the reverberations of the distant cries of beloved brothers, sisters ... [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Dubai, Eid Al Fitr, Sharjah
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Pashtuns enjoy rewards from God in the shape of Eid

SHARJAH: The month of blessing and giving has ended peacefully. Now the faithful are enjoying the rewards from God in the shape of Eid Al Fitr.Eid is the combination of three meaningful words, E- Embrace with an open heart, I- Inspire with an impressive ... [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Emergency services beefed up for Eid across the country

The National Ambulance Company (NAC) has stepped up its preparedness in dealing with emergencies across the country during Eid Al Fitr by increasing the number of medical personnel and ambulances available to swiftly respond to any emergency.Ahmad Al ... [Published Fujairah News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

102 beggars rounded up by Sharjah Police

–The police have urged the public to not cooperate or encourage beggars in the country as they come here on visit visas to make easy money.The Sharjah Police arrested 102 beggars of various nationalities since the beginning of Ramadan as part of an intensified ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The largest chess club in the world

A view of Sharjah Chess ClubThe chess club was built in the same style as other buildings in the cityThe Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club was established by Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, the ruler of Sharjah, more than one year ago and was officially ... [Published ChessBase - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sharjah’s growing appeal

Emirate to spend $2.3b in transport infrastructure in next 5 yearsAverage residential rents in Sharjah have seen a considerable rise over the course of this year. — KT file photoAre home hunters heading to Sharjah and the other emirates due to Dubai’s ... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings Rolls Out Refurbishment of Coral Beach Resort Sharjah

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah is undergoing an AED 15 million upgrade that will reinstate the hotel as the city’s premiere resort – a distinction it has long enjoyed. The extensive three-phase refurbishment will enhance the entire property and will take ... [Published Web-Release.info - Jul 27 2014]

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Crawford told the website: "There is still a tendency by investors in the region to develop luxury hotels, oblivious to the returns available from the economy sector in particular."
"Festivities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have remained muted this time with government officials cancelling their usual hosting of Eid feasts for the public following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17. The aviation disaster came after the mysterious, as yet unsolved March disappearance of another Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370" the Sharjah-based newspaper said in its today's comment
"I bought some sweets, perfume and scarves for my nieces and some toys for my nephews," said gardener Ayan Rafi. "I have been waiting for these three days for a long time and I'm looking forward to spending some time with my family in Abu Dhabi."
"The grand mosque is very beautiful. I loved the place," Mr Al Ghamidi said. "I spent already six days in Abu Dhabi and we are going to spend another week in Dubai."

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A blessed celebration with prayers for peace [Published Zawya.com - 2 hours ago]
Buses full of Eid travellers off to visit famil... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 2 hours ago]
Thousands flock to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque fo... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 3 hours ago]
Three shops damaged in Sharjah fire in part of ... [Published Khaleej Times - 5 hours ago]
Majid Al Futtaim Properties CEO: We aim to doub... [Published Asharq Al Awsat - 9 hours ago]
Colourful start to celebrations [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
UAE Rulers lead Eid Al Fitr prayers [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
TOP 10 TALLEST TOWERS IN THE ARAB WORLD [Published Eye of Riyadh - 11 hours ago]
Eid business community jubilant [Published The Gulf Today - 11 hours ago]
Keralites mark Eid Al Fitr in style [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Day of feasting dawns upon believers [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Africans adapt to Eid mood [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
What Eid Al Fitr means to me [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Kids, the real cheer leaders [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Pashtuns enjoy rewards from God in the shape of... [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
The devout flock to the call of Eid prayer [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Slow down food in-take and avoid eating binges [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Pakistani expats in UAE celebrate Eid Al Fitr [Published The Gulf Today - 12 hours ago]
Rulers offer Eid prayers, receive well-wishers [Published Khaleej Times - 13 hours ago]
Rulers receive well-wishers on first day of Eid [Published Gulf News - 16 hours ago]
Buses full of Eid travellers off to visit famil... [Published Abu Dhabi National - 16 hours ago]
Rulers perform Eid Al Fitr prayers in UAE [Published Gulf News - 17 hours ago]
No police patrol in sight on motorway [Published Abu Dhabi National - 17 hours ago]
Al Zarooni to open four more fertility centres ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - 18 hours ago]
UAE Rulers offer Eid Al Fitr prayers [Published The Gulf Today - 20 hours ago]
Fire breaks out behind Sharjah Gold Centre [Published Khaleej Times - 22 hours ago]
Thousands offer prayers as UAE celebrates Eid [Published Gulf News - 22 hours ago]
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 4 [Published South Asian Terrorism Portal - 22 hours ago]
Key drivers for vehicle recycling in the GCC [Published Industry Sourcing - Jul 28 2014]
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Vehicle Accident - Middle-East - United Arab Em... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 22 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140722-44632-ARE Date / time: 22/07/2014 14:42:11 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Middle-East Country: United Arab Emirates State/County: Emirate of Sharjah Location: Sharjah [Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd] Number of Deads: ...
Unique Maritime Group Secures Strategic Investm... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, July 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Unique Maritime Group (UMG), one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, is pleased to announce a pivotal strategic equity investment from Blue Water ...
Unique System FZE Supports Significant Hydrogra... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 04 2014]
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, July 04, 2014 --( PR.com )-- A division of Unique Maritime Group (UMG) which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, Unique System FZE has recently supported a significant ...
CTW Secret City: Sharjah [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 01 2014]
UAE-based columnist @SultanAlQassemi takes CNN's Becky Anderson on a Secret City tour of Sharjah. ...
World: Big Heart Campaign donates US$1.5 millio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Source: Emirates News AgencyCountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, World The Big Heart Campaign has donated US$1.5 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support primary, secondary and technical education ...
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