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Ramadan Series: The New Arab speaks to five women who are living away from home and spending Ramadan alone to find out about their experiences and overcoming any challenges.

This week we look at the increasing number of Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia, the repercussions facing journalists who are covering the conflict and more.

How real is the outrage after Houthis 'attack Mecca'?

Amr Salahi

How real is the outrage after Houthis 'attack Mecca'?

There was outrage on Twitter after two missiles were reportedly shot down near Mecca, but previous Saudi government use of social media suggests that not everything is as it seems.

Gazans struggle to mark holy month of Ramadan

Rami Almeghari

Gazans struggle to mark holy month of Ramadan

Feature: Husband and wife Ramzy and Taghreed are finding it difficult to mark the holy month of Ramadan in Gaza as economic woes continue.

Ramadan with young kids: How to cope

Sami Rahman

Ramadan with young kids: How to cope

Caring for children during Ramadan can be both daunting and rewarding. Here are some tips on making those long days of fasting, while raising ...

Diana Alghoul

How to stay hydrated this Ramadan

Water is very important, but it's also forgotten about during Ramadan: Here are some tips to stay hydrated this holy month (and beyond).

A Yemeni journalist

Yemen 'welcomes' Ramadan amid war, blockade and fuel crisis

Ramadan in Yemen is even more difficult as millions of people undergo severe humanitarian conditions while armed clashes intensify in several ...

Sami Rahman

Common misconceptions about Ramadan

There are a lot of misconceptions about the month of Ramadan. Here are the most common ones:

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: You'll love these yummy filling smoothies for suhur

Smoothies are amazing any time of year, but when you're strapped with time and need to get in as many nutrients as possible, they are your ...

Why #VeganRamadan is more than just eating vegan food

Diana Alghoul

Why #VeganRamadan is more than just eating vegan food

We've been blessed with another Ramadan. Welcome to the beginning of our guide for a healthy, plant based holy month.

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq Communist Party HQ targeted in bomb blast

In the first time a political party has been targeted since the electoral campaign began last month, two bombs exploded near the Iraqi Communist ...

The New Arab's Vegan Ramadan series

The New Arab's Vegan Ramadan series

Special coverage: Welcome to our guide for a healthy, plant based holy month.

Ramadan 2018 explainer

The New Arab

Ramadan 2018 explainer

Ramadan series: Millions of Muslims around the world will be celebrating the holy month of Ramadan this May. Here's a quick look at what Ramadan ...

Ramadan 2019 explainer

The New Arab

Ramadan 2019 explainer

Ramadan series: Millions of Muslims around the world will be celebrating the holy month of Ramadan this May. Here's a quick look at what Ramadan ...

Millions of Muslims in Saudi Arabia await holiest night

The New Arab

Millions of Muslims in Saudi Arabia await holiest night

Millions of Saudis and other Muslims around the world are preparing to mark Laylat al-Qadr - the holiest day for prayers in Islam's holy month ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ramadan a challenge for refugees trapped in Greece

Around 700 refugees have expressed an interest in fasting at the army-run camp of Schisto near Athens, but Ramadan is proving to be difficult for many living in dire conditions.

Mona Fattala

Tragedies, new and old

A Syrian production of the Greek tragedy 'Antigone' recently staged in Beirut has offered a chance for the play's actresses - all Syrian ...

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