Sha'ban


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Sha'·ban

also Shaa·ban  (shə-bän′, shä-, shô-)
n.
The eighth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Arabic ša'bān, perhaps from ša'aba, to gather, disperse; see śʕb in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.Sha'ban - the eighth 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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Sha'ban affirmed that encouraging society to recycle material will indeed help in creating an industry of such magnitude that will help contribute to Kuwait both economically and environmentally.
Jeddah, Sha'ban 29, 1436, Jun 16, 2015, SPA -- The Royal Court announced this evening that a report from the Higher Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arab which is assigned to determine whether Muslims in Saudi Arabia could start fasting or otherwise, has decided that the fasting month of Ramadan this year 1436H will start on Thursday.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Badr Organization deployed more than a thousand fighters in the holy city of Karbala to participate in securing the visit's ceremony of Sha'ban to the Imam Hussein shrine.
The location of activists Mahienour El-Massry and Youssef Sha'ban remained unknown for several hours, after Alexandria's El-Raml Misdemeanour Appeals Court ordered their detention Monday.
in Jenin distict, troops arrested Yasmin Sha'ban, 31, from al-Jalama town.
He told Pajhwok Afghan News in Kabul on Monday that Saturday would be the 29th of lunar month of Sha'ban and Ramadan moon could be sighted after sunset the same day.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary-General of Lebanon's Islamic Unification Movement Sheikh Bilal Sha'ban praised Iran's efforts to establish stability in Lebanon and strengthen unity among different Lebanese groups and parties.
Muscat, Aug 7 (ONA) The recent results of the weekly survey of major consumer commodities in the Governorate of Muscat, conducted by the National Centre for Statistics and Data (NCSD), showed that foodstuff prices varied during the second week of Ramadhan compared with average prices in the same period last month of Sha'ban and the second week of Ramadhan last year.
The Shab-e-Baraat is the night of blessings and worship of the Allah, the 15th night of Shaban, eighth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is known as Shab-e-Baraat while it is known as Laylatul Bara'ah or Laylatun Nisfe min Sha'ban in the Arab world.
Mohammad Showkat Awda, chairman of the project, said most Islamic countries have started the month of Sha'ban on the same day in a rare phenomena, therefore these nations would start monitoring the Ramadan Crescent on Thursday, July 19, which is Sha'ban 29 ,however the moon day would not be possible in all northern and some middle regions of the world.
Acting at the behest of Hezbollah, MP Hassan Fadlullah demanded that all facts surrounding the circumstances of the slaying of Sha'ban be unveiled.
Summary: RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah renewed the "humanitarian concept" based on a set of rules that preclude the use of force to crisis resolution, according to Iraqi thinker Abdul Hussein Sha'ban who gave a lecture at Naif University for Security Sciences here.