Muslims mark Eid and final days of hajj in Saudi Arabia

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:06:26 +0000

Muslim pilgrims pray after they cast stones at a pillar symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, on the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. The hajj is required of all Muslims to perform once in their lifetime if they are financially and physically able. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

MINA, Saudi Arabia — Close to 2.5 million pilgrims took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil in the final days of the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as Muslims around the world marked the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations. In Mina, pilgrims spend the final days of hajj throwing pebbles at a […]

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Eid’l Adha: 224 calves to be butchered in Lanao Norte

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 07:57:00 +0000

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ILIGAN CITY—The Muslim community in the Lanao provinces are preparing for a grand observance of one of Islam’s biggest feasts, Eid’l Adha.

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Over 2 million Muslims in Mecca for start of hajj pilgrimage

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 06:57:59 +0000

Over 2 million Muslims in Mecca for start of hajj pilgrimage

More than 2 million pilgrims were gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad some 1,400 years ago.

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Koko Pimentel vows to continue bridging Christians and Muslims

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 05:39:34 +0000

Koko Pimentel vows to continue bridging Christians and Muslims

As a Christian senator representing Mindanao, former Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III repeatedly supported the right of Muslims to practice their faith.

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Dalai Lama lauds New Zealand PM for handling mosque attacks

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 11:50:27 +0000

Dalai Lama lauds New Zealand PM for handling mosque attacks

The Dalai Lama has praised New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern for her compassionate handling of a recent attack on two mosques in Christchurch.

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Brunei introduces death by stoning for adultery, gay sex

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:59:40 +0000

Brunei introduces death by stoning for adultery, gay sex

Brunei is to introduce harsh new sharia laws, including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, despite a storm of global criticism.

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