suhur


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suhur

(səˈhɜː)
n
another name for sehri
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Egypt's Head of the Meteorological Authority's Analysis Center Mahmoud Shaheen warned of the heat wave, advising citizens to drink abundant amount of water and liquids during the Iftar (breaking the fast meal) and the suhur (pre-dawn meal), avoid direct exposure to the sun, salty foods and to cover their heads outdoors to avoid sun strokes.
It lasted until Suhur. "Al Qaranqashouh" today is confined to the period from Iftar to Tarawih.
Dr Qabeel highlighted the need to include vegetables such as lettuce and cucumber in suhur because they help the body to maintain fluids for a long period of time and thus reduce the feeling of thirst.
In Iraq, Iraqi dates, known as "dates of Basra" or "Al-Khastawi" and milk, are the most important dishes in Ramadan, along with a drink named "Nomi Basra," a special drink which Iraqis drink during the Suhur (evening meal before fasting) and iftar, and is said to cure headaches.
No food or no liquid is consumed from dawn (Suhur) to dusk (Iftar) in order to cleanse the soul and mind.
In the UK, Suhur, which is eaten in the morning, can be had as early as 2.30am GMT while Iftar (the breaking of fast at dusk) will be observed after 8.33pm GMT.
They eat Suhur (a pre-dawn meal) and break their day-long fast with 'Iftar' in the evening.
The speakers were Reham Thawabi, AGM and head of Branch Network, Commercial Bank; Munera al-Dosari, chief strategy officer, Ooredoo Qatar; Rasha al-Sulaiti, entrepreneur; and Dr Suhur Saeed, senior environmental scientist, ExxonMobil Research Qatar.
For 50 years, the iconic Mohammad Fanas walked the streets of Sidon before the break of dawn to wake people for their "suhur" meal during the holy month of Ramadan.
Water, water and more water during night time hours - experts advise to drink as much water as possible during Iftaar and Suhur times, especially if hot weather is expected during the day.
Between the two main prescribed meals of suhur (predawn breakfast) and iftar (dinner after dusk), they endure the dehydration and hunger pangs without any complaints.
Dar es Salaam, Ramadan 12, 1439, May 28, 2018, SPA --Saudi Ambassador to Tanzania, Mohammed bin Mansour Al-Malik, held on Sunday a Suhur (pre-dawn) banquet in Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam in the honor of Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh and his accompanying delegation in the presence of a number of ambassadors and officials of Arab and Islamic countries .