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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The hearing also heard from a former Park View staff member, known only as Witness A, who alleged a call to prayer broadcast on the outdoor tannoy system was "so loud it could be heard in adjacent streets and in the local community.
According to reports, Feza Guzeloglu a lawyer in Lefka has been complaining for years over the sound that the three local mosques were making since the 1990s when making the call to prayer early in the morning.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Yousuf has said that all mosques of Islamabad will call to prayer (Azan) and hold prayer congregations at the same time from Friday.
Under the system, the timing for the call to prayer will be decided according to seasonal changes and the Azzan calendar will be distributed by the government to all mosques, the minister said.
We, like his fans, thought Neeson might be going Muslim, especially after admitting that the Islamic call to prayer "got into his spirit" while filming Taken 2 in Istanbul, Turkey.
2 (Petra) - The Israeli occupation authorities banned the Muslim call to prayer (Adhan) at the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron 60 times in September.
Similar crimes have been committed by militants in various areas, the latest was in last February where a muezzin (a person who recites the call to prayer at a mosque)Ee was assassinated upon leaving his home in M'adamiyet al-Qalamoun in the countryside of Damascus.
Similar crimes have been committed by terrorists in various areas, the latest was in last February where a muezzin (a person who recites the call to prayer at a mosque) was assassinated upon leaving his home in M'adamiyet al-Qalamoun in the countryside of Damascus.
Imams and muezzins must not delegate the call to prayer to non-Saudis, and get permission from the ministry if they want Saudis to do this in emergencies.
However, Muslim prayer times depend on the sun -- not clocks -- and the call to prayer echoed across Cairo just as normal.
The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority has asked all hotels in the emirate to stop both recorded and live music in public areas during the call to prayer, according to The National.
The Hollywood actor thinks the religion "is the answer" after experiencing the Muslim call to prayer while filming Taken 2.