Al Hijrah

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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Under new proposals the city council-funded Al Hijrah in Bordesley Green could be converted from a secondary to a primary school.
The bus was travelling to Medina from Mecca via Al Hijrah when its "driver lost control" and it "veered off and fell off a bridge on the highway", Geo News reported, citing Arab media.
Summary: Woman was able to capture three men who beat another man on the Al Hijrah walkway in Madinah
// Information Ministry's undersecretary receives Malaysia's TV Al Hijrah official.
Two other projects under negotiations are the $2bn Ghazlan power plant owned by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and construction of a five-star hotel for Dar Al Hijrah at an investment of $918m, he added.
Thaju of Al Hijrah Typing Centre, at the Immigration complex, said: "We cannot proceed with any visa application unless key identity documents are submitted in original.
Another failing school, Al Hijrah in Bordesley Green - which is in special measures and PS3 million in debt - also saw results soar.
The Saudi-based air-conditioning specialist says the contract entails the supply of 80 custom water-cooled centrifugal chillers with a total cooling capacity of 200,000 tonnes of refrigeration (TR) for use in Phase One of the Dar Al Hijrah project
More than anyone, he had given the Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Centre inCethe USCecapital Washington its unwanted association with terrorism.
During the ceremony, a documentary will also be screened highlighting meanings of Al Hijrah in an interesting literal style.