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The seventh month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Arabic rajab, from rajaba, to fear, revere; see rgb in Semitic roots.]
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(Islam) the seventh month of the Muslim year
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the seventh month of the Islamic calendar.
[1760–70; < Arabic]
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Noun1.Rajab - the seventh 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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DUBAI: Image Nation Abu Dhabi's upcoming film "Rashid & Rajab" has been acquired by international sales agent AGC International at the Cannes Film Festival, it was announced on Sunday.
KUWAIT, May 17 (KUNA) -- Tareq Rajab Museum, located in Jabriya area in Kuwait, is home to rare and valuable collections of Arabic and Islamic manuscripts, pottery, musical instruments and old Arabic and Islamic furniture.
In response to the Royal Order of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Oman has succeeded in reaching an agreement with the relevant authorities in Sanaa on the status of Brig Faisal Rajab.
ISLAMABAD -- The blissful night of Rajab 27 will be marked on Thursday (April 4) tonight with full zeal and fervor every year as the preparations in the country to celebrate this meaningful night is at full swing.
Police constable Fatuma Rajab said the suspects were arrested on Sunday evening and had not been interrogated.
'Rashid & Rajab', a new Arabic comedy from Emirati director Mohammad Saeed Harib, will hit cinemas in the UAE on Eid Al Fitr (June 2019) this year.
The Hijrah month of Rajab 1440 AH will start on Friday, March 8, 2019, and the Hijrah month of Jumada II 1440 AH will end on Thursday, March 8, according to accurate astronomical calculations by Qatar Calendar House (QCH).
HEBRON, Thursday, January 31, 2019 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces Thursday brutally attacked members of Abu Rajab family at their home in al-Sahla area of the old town of Hebron in the south of the occupied West Bank and destroyed their furniture, according to a family member.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Prominent human rights organizations denounced a ruling by Bahrain's top court that upheld a five-year jail term for prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, with Amnesty International describing the verdict as "utterly outrageous".
2 (BNA): HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, today at the Gudaibiya Palace, received Jafaar bin Rajab and a number of his brothers who presented to HRH the Premier a book titled (An overview of the history of Matam bin Rajab), one of the oldest social institutions that played a key role in enriching social, cultural and religious activities Bahrain.
BAHRAIN has rejected the findings of a United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which criticised the detention of Nabeel Rajab.
The Pakistan Muslim League-N has fielded Ali Gohar Baloch, younger brother of its late MNA Rajab Ali Baloch from the constituency, while the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has pitched Saadullah Baloch and the PPP awarded ticket to Shahadat Ali Baloch.