Hijra

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A female impersonator or gynaemimetic in the Indian subcontinent, who may have had partial surgical sex reassignment. Hijras belong to a traditional social organisation, part cult and part caste; they worship the goddess Bahuchara Mata. Their sexuoerotic role is that of female with men
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King Mohammed VI launched on Tuesday in the town of Tmara (15km south of Rabat), the tenth edition of the operation of distributing foodstuffs on needy families for the month of holy Ramadan 1429 of the Hegira.
5, 2010 (TAP) - The Mufti of the Republic announced in a communique that Monday, December 6 is the 30th day of Dhou Al-Hejja 1431 and that Tuesday, December 7, will be the first day of Mouharram of the new Hegira year 1432.
aaaa The oath of allegiance was introduced in Morocco in year 172 of the Hegira (end of the VIII century) when Idriss I, founder of the Idrisside dynasty, was proclaimed King of Morocco.
As Slaves progressed through the abduction and hegira of members of an African village, a musical-comedy pacing began to prevail.
And so we return, after a 30-year hegira, to the starting point.
Ashuraa commemorates the slaughter of Imam al-Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson, and his family and companions in the battle of Taf in Karbala in the Hegira year 61 (680 in the Gregorian calendar).
They got acquainted with the characteristics of Kairouan's varied civilisational heritage, entitling it to become in 2009 "Capital of Islamic Culture," and the architectural specificities of the Okba Ibn Nafaa mosque built in the year 50 after the Hegira.
Rabat - On the occasion of the new hegira year 1436, HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, sent congratulatory messages to heads of states of brotherly Islamic countries, wishing them good health and happiness, and further progress and prosperity for their peoples.