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Hajj

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  • Obama: Happy Hanukkah, and you can Photoshop my lip for the picture

     
    Hanukkah reception highlights White house evening for Barack and Michelle Obama...
  • Obama lights the National Christmas Tree, says 'Merry Christmas' three times

     
    National Christmas lit by the Obama family....
  • Monster Mash: Christie's president heading to Qatar; Sydney Opera House singled out for jihad

     
    Qatar Museums Authority lures president of Christie's to new job...
  • Muslims to observe Ed ul-Adha

    COSTA MESA — Eid ul-Adha, a Muslim holiday, will begin today with observations in Costa Mesa and throughout Orange County. The four-day observance marks the end of the annual Pilgrimage, or Hajj, to Mecca with a prayer and celebration of Eid ul-...
  • Man sues for being on no-fly list

    The quickest way between two points is a straight line — unless, of course, you're on the no-fly list. In the case of Irvine resident Stephen Persaud, who believes he's wrongly listed on the U.S. government's anti-terrorism docket, the quickest way...
  • Muslims Leaders To Protest Mayor's Interfaith Breakfast

    Muslims Leaders To Protest Mayor's Interfaith Breakfast
    A group of Muslim leaders says the N.Y.P.D.'s practice of infiltrating the Muslim community with undercover cops and keeping civilians under surveillance is unfair, and to protest they plan to boycott the mayor's annual Interfaith Breakfast. Fourteen...
  • Book review: 'A Quiet Revolution' by Leila Ahmed

    Book review: 'A Quiet Revolution' by Leila Ahmed
    A Quiet Revolution The Veil's Resurgence From the Middle East to America Leila Ahmed Yale University Press: 352 pp., $30 When I was 13, one of my classmates came to school one morning wearing a beige head scarf. This was in the 1980s, in Morocco....
  • Reporter's Notebook: Thoughts on Eid, 'the festival of sacrifice'

    One of my happiest and most vivid childhood memories was waking up, in the heart of Cairo, to the loud recitation of "takbeerat," or chants, coming from every direction twice a year. I can relive it all in an instant when I close my eyes. These memories...
  • Muslims mark Festival of Sacrifice

    Muslims mark Festival of Sacrifice
    Hundreds of local Muslims gathered to pray and feast Sunday as part of the religious holiday “Eid Al-Adha” at the Maple Park Community Center. Muslims around the world celebrate the day that marks the end of many a pilgrimage, or “Hajj,...
  • Holy cities face threat from polluting pilgrims

    Holy cities face threat from polluting pilgrims
    An estimated 2.5 million pilgrims have descended on the city of Mecca for the Islamic Hajj, said to be the largest annual gathering of people in the world. Every fit and able Muslim is obliged by their faith to make the journey at least once in their...
  • Op-Ed: Ramadan is more than fasting

    Thursday at sunset signified the start of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from dawn to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith, along with belief in the...
  • History in the desert

    Life, as Kierkegaard pointed out, can only be understood retrospectively, but we must live it prospectively. It's a disjunctive paradox, as true for the lives of nations as it is for those of individuals. Steve Coll's stunningly researched and grippingly...