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hadj

 (hăj)
n.
Variant of haj.

hadj

(hædʒ)
n, pl hadjes
(Islam) a variant spelling of hajj

hajj

or hadj

(hædʒ)

n., pl. hajj•es or hadj•es.
the pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once.
[1665–75; < Arabic ḥajj pilgrimage]
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Noun1.hadj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijjahadj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba; "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"
pilgrimage, pilgrim's journey - a journey to a sacred place
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
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Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, deputy director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at Amnesty International, said, "Universities in Iran have long been perceived as a breeding ground for dissent.
Jailing government critics on trumped-up charges or for breaching the repressive Protest Law is part of the authorities' ploy to silence dissenting voices and tighten their grip on the country," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director Amnesty International.
Prof Hadj Bourdoucen, director of the Communication and Information Research Centre at the SQU and the focal point of Erasmus Mundus, SECRET (Strengthening Research Collaborations in High Impact and Emerging Technologies between GCC and EU) for Oman, said that Omani students and staff from the SQU should submit their applications before February 9 for the first call of the academic year 2014.
Those who do try and press charges face a wall of indifference and even blame and contempt in their struggle for justice," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty's Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, in a statement.
During the Hadj pilgrimage period between 6 October and 11 November, Tunisie Telecom is offering clients 50 percent off all calls from Tunisia to Saudi Arabia and on roaming calls while in Saudi Arabia.
Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International said: 'Every day, we receive desperate pleas from victims of human rights abuses all over Libya asking us to intervene and protect them.
There are actually four words ending in the letter "J" accepted in the English language (1) "HADJ" which can be spelt Hadj, Haj or Hajj all the spellings are accepted as correct It is a noun and means "The pilgrimage to Mecca, performed by Mohammedans".
According to the Hadj and Umra Center of Kyrgyzstan, 3 466 pilgrims from Kyrgyzstan registered for Hadj 2012, reported press office of Muftiyat.
The killing of Abed Hamoud is part of an alarming escalation in executions in Iraq and we fear others may soon face the same fate," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International.