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Variant of Muharram.
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(Islam) a variant of Muharram
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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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This was stated by the District Police Officer (DPO) Haripur Zahid Ullah Khan while briefing the media here Monday about the security measures during the Moharram.
'I have held a meeting with all the law enforcement agencies and chalked out a detail security plan for Moharram Majalis, and processions and I am sure you will cooperate with the administration and law enforcement agencies in conducting the Moharram events,' he said.
DG Rangers: DG Rangers Major General Omer Ahmed Bokhari briefing the meeting said that the route of the Moharram procession has become a little bit long because of development works in progress at M.A Jinnah Road from Numaish towards Tibet Center.
Comme dans tous les pays musulmans, l'Algerie celebre, Dimanche, la nouvelle annee hegirienne qui corresponde au 1er Moharram 1441 coincide avec le 1er septembre 2019, date du calendrier Gregorien.
Federal capital on Thursday experienced complete blackout of mobile phone service, a precautionary measure taken by authorities to prevent any untoward incident on the occasion of the 9th Moharram procession.
Police rushed the prisoner, Moharram Ali Jamali, to Liaquat University Hospital's city branch.
Ihasn Moharram filed a lawsuit to request that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issue a comprehensive pardon for Mubarak, 89, as an Egyptian citizen, referring to the teachings of Islam which encourage pardoning others and respect of elders.
The terrorists arrested during the wee hours on Friday, were planning major terror attacks during Moharram, In-Charge Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Raja Umar Khattab told a presser at his office here on Friday.
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.
Karachi: The provincial Sindh government has approved strict security plans for processions during Moharram, sources on Monday said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alawi announced on Wednesday that the country's forces have foiled bombing plots in the Central city of Qom during the Moharram mourning ceremonies (October 26-November 4).
Supply of three machines for the wrapping of edible oil bottles at Moharram Bek, Ragheb & Damanhour Factories.