Hijrah


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Hijrah

(ˈhɪdʒrə)
n
(Islam) a variant of Hegira
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'Muslims all over the world recently celebrated Hijrah Day as the new Islamic year kicked off on Sept.
The month also gave us reflection over the unity and compassion among the mohajirs and Ansars during Hijrah period.
In her message in conjunction with Maal Hijrah 1441H tonight, she said the purpose of the rejection was not solely because of political strife but the passion and ambition to see a clean government free from wrong practices that could trouble the people and destroy the country.
Why does the Islamic calendar start with Hijrah and what is the significance of this event?
Eid'l Adha observance is a yearly reckoning of the 10th Day of Hijrah, during which Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) attempted to sacrifice his son, Ismael, in a divine test of his loyalty to God during the days he was mandated to build kaa'ba, the four-cornered edifice in Makkah (Mecca).
CAIRO, Egypt -- "Hijrah Talk", a talk show using digital platforms to challenge misconceptions around migration, was launched on 29 July by IOM's Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
If not sighted, Ramadan 1440H Hijrah shall be completed until June 4," the NCMF official said.
The tree-lined valleys include Wadi Ileeb, 10 km from Hijrah, and Wadi Al-Khitan at the bottom of Akabat Al-Abnaa, south of Baljurashi.
The next section describes how one jihadist magazine, Dabiq, interweaves religious and political concepts to motivate readers to perform hijrah.
"In the Pamir, people follow the Hijrah calendar system.
It covers Sirah Sayfiyyah: 'Abd al-Qadir in North Africa 1833-48; 'Abd al-Qadir's Risalah on Hijrah; exile and imprisonment on the Road to Damascus 1848-52; from Istanbul to Damascus 1853-64; and Sirah Suyfiyyah: Sufism, suspicion, and the Kitab al-Mawaqif 1864-83.
Addressing the opening sitting of the inaugural sitting of the Hijrah (migration) to Allah - second phase at Gedarif Municipality, Al-Ardab said that the Islamic Movement will revamp its activity through convocation of the Conference of Islamic Movement.