adhan

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a·dhan

 (ä-thän′)
n.
Variant of azan.

adhan

(ˌaˈðaːn)
n
(Islam) Islam a call to prayer
[changed from Arabic adhān, literally: announcement]
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However, to my relief she was presently interrupted by the call to prayers.
The 'Muezzin Bill' aims to amend the laws regarding noise restrictions so as to restrict the time of day and volume by which mosques can broadcast the traditional call to prayer.
Summary: The mu'adhin had been announcing the call to prayer.
A mosque in northwest Germany may no longer broadcast its Friday midday call to prayer by loudspeaker for now after a local court upheld a challenge by a couple who live nearly 1km away.
This idea was sparked earlier in 2014 when former Religious Affairs Minister Mahmoud Zaqzouq called for the unification of the call to prayer and we didn't accept it; instead, it was met with a spate of attacks by the Religious Affairs Committee in parliament, who refused to follow his calls," said MP Amna Nosseir, who is a professor of comparative jurisprudence at Al-Azhar University, opposing Gomaa's decision.
The prayer movement also appealed to Filipinos to spread the call to prayer with their family and friends.
Al-Subaiti said that sometimes shopkeepers deliberately lock stores a considerable time before the second call to prayer, which could undermine the interests of citizens for over one and a half hour a day.
TAP) - The Ministry of Religious Affairs has condemned the remixing of a dance music containing call to prayer in a Hammamet nightclub, reaffirming its "categorical rejection of any contempt for the feelings of Tunisians and their religious valuesCi".
In a preliminary reading Wednesday, the Israeli parliament Knesset approved a controversial bill that would ban mosques from using loudspeakers to announce the Islamic call to prayer.
ISLAMABAD: An Arab lawmaker has raised the Muslim call to prayer (Azaan) in the Knesset (Israel's parliament) in protest at a bill that would limit the prayer call.
ISLAMABAD -- An Arab lawmaker has raised the Muslim call to prayer (Azaan) in the Knesset (Israel parliament) in protest at a bill that would limit the prayer call.
Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab League Ambassador Ahmad bin Helli said in a statement to reporters: "The Israeli ban on the call to prayer is a very serious provocation and unacceptable escalation.