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Variant of Muharram.


(Islam) a variant of Muharram


or Mu•har•ram

(mʊˈhær əm)

the first month of the Islamic calendar.
[1605–15; < Arabic muḥarram literally, forbidden]
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Noun1.Moharram - the first month of the Islamic calendarMoharram - the first month of the Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar, Mohammedan calendar, Moslem calendar, Muhammadan calendar, Muslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
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Two men have been arrested for the drive-by murders of two Shiites marking the start of the mourning month of Moharram in Dezful, and a news agency says the killers were trained at American military bases in Iraq.
PESHAWAR -- Advisor to the Chief Minister for Information and Higher Education, Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani Friday said around 7000 police personnel were deployed for security of mourning processions and azadars to avert any untoward incident during Ashura Moharram.
Apart from it there would also be a heavy force of intelligence organizations of police and secret agencies in plain clothes," he said and added "Inshallah 10 Moharram processions would pass peacefully.
TEHRAN (FNA)- People in Iran on Friday mourned on Tasoua, the 9th day of the lunar month of Moharram, that marks a day before the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (PBUH).
Karachi: The provincial Sindh government has approved strict security plans for processions during Moharram, sources on Monday said.
Likewise, 15 to 20 Hindu boys will be volunteering in Moharram," Mohammad Shamim, a cleric at the mosque of Block 20, said.
12 ( ANI ): Pakistan's Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has urged the Islamabad government to urgently prevent deadly sectarian attacks on Shia Muslims that escalate during the holy month of Moharram.
Our co-founder, Mohamed Moharram, who happened to work in finance in London for more than seven years, was on a flight from London to Cairo when he spotted an article in the Financial Times about Kodak International filing for bankruptcy in the United States," explained Marwan Kabbani, managing director of Fotosoora.
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Colonel Abdullah Abdu Moharram, general director of Al-Saba'een district, said the sewer collapsed in part when the father and his child were passing by.
beaucoup moins que] Je boycotte [beaucoup plus grand que], affirme l'architecte Ahmed Moharram avec certitude.
Fasting on the 9th and 10th day of Moharram -- shoora -- will be in order if one fasts today and tomorrow in accordance with the actual sighting of the moon as announced by Saudi Arabia.