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Hajj

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  • Op-Ed: Ramadan is more than fasting

    Thursday at sunset signified the start of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from dawn to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith, along with belief in the...
  • Monster Mash: Christie's president heading to Qatar; Sydney Opera House singled out for jihad

     
    Qatar Museums Authority lures president of Christie's to new job...
  • Muslim women on pilgrimage from Nigeria detained in Saudi Arabia

     
    More than 1,000 Muslim women from Nigeria trying to make a religious pilgrimage to Mecca have been turned away or detained in Saudi Arabia over allegations they weren’t traveling with husbands or other suitable male guardians, according to...
  • Thousands of Muslims gather in prayer at Angel Stadium

     
    As the sun burned in the soft blue sky, thousands of Muslims poured into Angel Stadium early Friday and filled the morning with the sounds of prayer as they celebrated Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, the most......
  • The Week in Pictures | October 22 – 28, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | October 26, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Remarks of President Barack Obama: Ramadan Message

    On behalf of the American people – including Muslim communities in all fifty states – I want to extend best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world. Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is the month in which Muslims believe the Koran was revealed to the...
  • A trek into the Atlas Mountains in Morocco

    A trek into the Atlas Mountains in Morocco
    You have to wonder whether it's a setup when you're in a Muslim country and someone asks, point-blank, "Are you lot drinkers?" Despite the hooded djellaba he was wearing, John Horne, who was doing the asking, looked as though he had guzzled a few in...
  • Muslims to observe Ed ul-Adha

    COSTA MESA — Eid ul-Adha, a Muslim holiday, will begin today with observations in Costa Mesa and throughout Orange County. The four-day observance marks the end of the annual Pilgrimage, or Hajj, to Mecca with a prayer and celebration of Eid ul-...
  • Show support for Muslim friends

    Wednesday marked the first day of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith along with belief in the oneness...
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Security forces issue stern warnings ahead of hajj pilgrimage

     
    Handling an influx of 2.5 million pilgrims is a challenge during a good year, but at a time of increased tensions with Iran and rampant fears of swine flu, Saudi authorities are on high alert for any threat that could......