Al Hijrah

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Al Hijrah

(æl ˈhɪdʒrə) or

Al Hijra

n
(Islam) an annual Muslim festival marking the beginning of the Muslim year. It commemorates Mohammed's move from Mecca to Medina and involves the exchange of gifts and the telling of stories about Mohammed. See also Hegira
[from Arabic, hijrah emigration or flight]
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He holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from College of Tourism & Hotels and his last assignment was with InterContinental Dar Al Hijra as an assistant executive housekeeper.
In Musalmat Village, there are many old and new neighborhoods like Al Hijra neighborhood and modern residential schemes, like Tawi Al Sukkar, and eastern Scheme.
Later, the President reiterated what he said at Al Hijra Muslim Vidyalaya in Thambalagamuwa, Trincomalee District, at the occasions of opening Mahindodaya Laboratories at those schools.
Al Hijra means aACAythe migration', which is when Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and his followers migrated from Makkah, his hometown, to Madinah to escape his harm and torture.
A historic town, Al Shohoom is witness to the progress of the civilisation with a number of forts and towers such as the ancient Rimi Fort, the juxtaposed towers Al Qisim and Al Ghoul, Al Najida Tower, Al Sabah Tower, Al Hijra Tower, and the two opposing towers of Al Ouqiba and Al Fowailiq Ibri: A number of towns and villages in the wilayat of Ibri in Al Dhahirah governorate are of interest to tourists because of their archaeological assets and beautiful landscapes.
Four men were named by Kenyan authorities as fighters killed during the siege who belonged to a radical group named al Hijra, which is affliated to Al-Shabaab.
In 2012, there were 26 students from the Madinah College of Tourism who were hosted by both Madinah hotels, InterContinental Dar Al Iman and InterContinental Dar al Hijra.
Crowne Plaza Madinah is the fourth IHG hotel in the Holy Cities of Madinah and Makkah, alongside three InterContinental hotels: InterContinental Dar Al Iman, InterContinental Dar Al Hijra and InterContinental Dar Al Tawhid.
Still to come before we even get to Advent, which is the correct time for Christians to start thinking out Christmas, are the festivals of Al Hijra, Diwali and Chanukah to be celebrated by the Muslim, Hindu and the Jewish faiths of our community.
The mission, which set off on Saturday, was organised by science teacher Ephrahim Bashir from Al Hijra School, in Bordesley Green.
The mercy mission, which set off on Saturday, was organised by science teacher Ephrahim Bashir from Al Hijra School in Bordesley Green.
Both men belonged to a small Tripoli-based offshoot of Egypt's Al Gamma Al Islamiyah and an extremist Sunni group called Asbat Al Ansar--formed by veterans of the 1979-89 war in Afghanistan, and the wars in Bosnia and Chechnya--which in turn was involved in a December 1999 mini-rebellion by Sunni militants of another fundamentalist group, Takfir wal Al Hijra, in the Dinniyeh region of northern Lebanon.