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Ramadan basics for Non-Muslims: Beyond Fasting and Iftar
May27

Ramadan basics for Non-Muslims: Beyond Fasting and Iftar

By Wafa Qasimieh and Dr. Abdul Hannan Tago   For most non-Muslims, Ramadan stands out as the month of fasting by day, and generous iftars by night.  But there is so much more to this rich Muslim tradition that’s worth exploring and learning from – especially for those of us who live in the Middle East.  Muslim Filipino community leaders Wafa Qasimieh and Dr. Abdul Hannan Tago, share some essentials points about the Muslim world’s...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Wafa Qasimieh – Thoughtleader
Jan18

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Wafa Qasimieh – Thoughtleader

WAFA QASIMIEH Major Cultural Consultant   Dignity and integrity: these are the two words that sum up the two decades worth of Wafa Qasimieh’s career as a Major Cultural Consultant in Cultural Administration at the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities – Government of Dubai, where she vowed to respond to the call of duty with heart. Wafa attests that her success can be traced back to the trust and faith that...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Wafa Qasimieh -The Advocate
Nov10

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Wafa Qasimieh -The Advocate

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Wafa Qasimieh -The Advocate   As Senior Advisor in the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Government of Dubai, Wafa Qasimieh plays a key role in strategizing and executing key educational and humanitarian initiatives. In many ways, she epitomizes the spirit of advocacy: passionate but deliberate, visionary but realistic, committed but with imbued with a sense of...

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