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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"The moon was not sighted by the regional commissions over the territory of the republic on Monday, June 3 and therefore Tuesday, June 4 will be the 30th day of Ramadan 1440 of the Hegira and Wednesday, June 5 the first day of Eid El Fitr," said the Mufti of the Republic.
This was the Hegira (from an Arabic word for "flight"), and from that day, his followers, the Muslims, count their years.
(TAP) - Monday, May 6, is the first day of the month of Ramadan of the Hegira year 1440, announced Mufti of the Republic Sheikh Othman Battikh on Sunday.
The Arbaeen is a religious occasion marking the 40 th day after the death of Imam al-Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson and the third holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the battle of Taf in Karbala in the Hegira year 61 (680 in the Gregorian calendar).
<p>The allegiance or "Baiea", a centuries-old pact between the Throne and the people, is a mutual commitment whereby the people pledges loyalty to the sovereign and the sovereign pledges to defend the independence, sovereignty and integrity of the country, to preserve the citizens' rights and seek the prosperity and progress of the nation.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.
(TAP) -- Saturday, May 27th is the first day of the month of Ramadan of the year 1438 of the Hegira, announced Friday evening the Mufti of the Republic Othmane Battikh.
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).
The Mufti of the Republic recalled that the amount of the Zakat El-Fitr for the year 1437 of the Hegira, corresponding to 2016, has been set at 1 dinar 475 millimes.
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.
Ashuraa is an occasion marking the death of Imam al-Hussein, the prophet Muhammad's grandson and the third holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the battle of Taf in Karbala in the Hegira year 61 (680 in the Gregorian calendar).