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  1. Muslims urged to crusade against corruptionRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Alhaji Alphas Anas Hamidu, Acting Volta Regional Chief Imam, on Saturday urged Muslims to shun corrupt tendencies and be "fair" in all their endeavours. He said Islam abhors corruption and challenged them to be good role models in their offices and businesses.


  2. Eid Mubarak: 10 Best WhatsApp & Facebook Messages for Eid-ul-Azha festival 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 |

    Eid ul Adha /Azhaan Islamic festival will be celebrated in India on October 6. Eid ul Azhamarks the end of annual pilgrimage Hajj and to commemorate the acts of Prophet Ibrahim when he showed readiness to sacrifice his son Hazrat Ismail in obedience to Allah.Eid ul Adha begins annually on the 10th of Islamic month of Zilhajj, a day after the day of Arafah, when millions of Muslims perform Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia and lasts for three-days.Eid ul Adha or greater Eid is also known as Feast of the Sacrifice,Muslims all over the globe perform the obligatory sacrifice of a halal four legged animal. The meat is then distributed in equal proportions among family, relatives and friends and poor.


  3. Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha, Feast of SacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Big News

    ... Feast of Sacrifice. More than two million pilgrims are completing their ritual journey to the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, known as the Hajj. In the town of Mina, outside Mecca, pilgrims on Saturday participated in the "stoning of the devil" ritual ...


  4. Over 2 million stone devil at MinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | The Peninsula

    MINA: More than two million faithful ritually stoned the devil yesterday in the last major rite of Haj in Saudi Arabia, while fellow believers around the world celebrated Eid Al Adha, the feast of sacrifice. The failthful included almost 1.4 million from abroad, according to statistics published by the official Saudi Press Agency.


  5. Organic Halal Meats Get Muslims Thinking About What It Really Means To Eat ReligiouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Switched

    ... the Grand Mosque, a day before Muslim's annual pilgrimage, known as the Hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed) Muslim pilgrims moving around the Kaaba, the black cube at center, ...


  6. Oman celebrates Eid Al AdhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Thousands of Muslims in Oman are celebrating Eid Al Adha with religious zeal and fervour today. Thousands of Muslims offered their Eid prayers at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and other mosques in Oman this morning.


  7. Saudi Grand Mufti calls IS extremists 'enemies of humanity'Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Big News

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  8. Muslims to celebrate Eid Al-AdhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 |

    Hundreds of thousands of Muslims make a journey to Mina to throw stones at three walls that they believe represent the devil. The ritual, called Ramy Al Jamarat, is part of the Hajj pilgrimage to Islam's holy sites in Saudi Arabia.


  9. Two million gather at Arafat to mark HajRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Peninsula

    Pilgrims perform Friday prayers around Namirah mosque on the plains of Arafat during the annual Haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Makkah. MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia: Tears flowed and prayers filled the air as the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage by almost two million believers from around the world reached its zenith yesterday on a vast Saudi plain.


  10. Pilgrimage photos a " a 'selfie' in Mecca for the #Hajj2014 ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Deseret News

    The hajj - a pilgrimage to the holiest Islamic sites in Mecca, Saudi Arabia - is one of the "five pillars," or basic practices, of Islam. Muslims who are physically and financially able should make the journey at least once in their lives, the Embassy of Saudi Arabia notes .


  11. Hajj in prayers, tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Tears flowed and prayers filled the air as the annual Muslim hajj by close to two million believers from around the world reached its zenith on a vast plain in western Saudi Arabia yesterday. "I am now a newborn baby and I don't have any sin," Nigerian pilgrim Taofik Odunewu told AFP, standing at the foot of Mount Mercy on the Arafat plain, tears streaming down his face.


  12. The World This Week in PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    ... the first revelation of the Quran, at the top of al Nour mountain (Jabal al-Nour) on Sept. 28 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. French adventurer and researcher Stephane Rousson prepares his 'Aerosail' on Sept. 28 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in southeastern ...


  13. Best images from around the world: Oct. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Policemen try to get a man to let go of a fence guarded by pro-democracy demonstrators inHong Kong. A Muslim pilgrim prays, as he takes part in one of the Hajj rituals near Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


  14. Development in Mecca creates unholy furorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | World Magazine

    Mecca, Saudi Arabia, usually conjures up images of a sea of Muslim worshipers and the annual Hajj pilgrimage, not cranes and metropolitan sprawl. But in the midst of a major construction boom, the holiest city of Islam is fast resembling the high-rise Manhattan skyline.


  15. Observing rituals of faith | Photos | The Big Picture | Boston.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 |

    ... holy mountain, or the mountain of forgiveness, during the annual pilgrimage, known as the hajj, near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 3.(Khalid Mohammed/Associated Press) # Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys pray along the Ayarkon River in the city of Ramat Gan ...


  16. Preparation For Malaysian Pilgrims' Arrival In Arafah To Complete On WednesdayRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Malaysian National News Agency

    From Hafizah Kamaruddin MAKKAH, Sept 26 -- The preparation for the arrival of Malaysian pilgrims in Arafah, Muzdalifah and Mina has begun to take shape and is expected to be fully completed by next Wednesday, two days before Wukuf ritual in Mina. Syed Saleh the preparation in Mina, where the pilgrims would stay for three days camping out and stoning the three pillars representing the devil in a symbolic rejection of temptation, was now 80 per cent completed.


  17. World Premiere Theresa Rebeck Play Zealot Will Premiere at South Coast RepRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Playbill

    South Coast Repertory will produce the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award-winning writer Theresa Rebeck 's Zealot - with casting including Charlayne Woodard - to begin performances Oct. 17 directed by SCR's artistic director Marc Masterson. Here's how SCR bills the play: " Zealot is set in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


  18. Belluz: Why health officials are worried about bringing Ebola to the Hajj pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    Any big gathering involving thousands of people from around the world - potentially swapping deadly microbes - always raises alarm bells for public health folks. And there is perhaps no larger gathering than the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage of roughly three million Muslims from all over the world to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


  19. Arafah Day On Oct 3, Aidiladha On Oct 4Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Malaysian National News Agency

    From Hafizah Kamaruddin MAKKAH, Sept 25 -- This year, Arafah Day, also known as Wukuf, which is the peak of the Haj pilgrimage, will be on Oct 3 and Aidiladha the following day, as announced by Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court. Arab News online portal reported that the announcement was made by the Supreme Court after several people sighted the new Zulhijjah crescent moon on Wednesday.


  20. Arafat Day on October 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Peninsula

    Riyadh: The High Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that today is the first of Dhul Hijja 1435 H, and that the standing of the pilgrimage at Arafat mount on the outskirts of Makkah, which was fixed on the 9th of Dhul Hijja, will be on Friday, October 3, 2014 and Eid Al-Adha , will fall one day after that, on October 4, 2014, Saudi Press Agency SPA reported.