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Synonyms for Hegira

the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 which marked the beginning of the Muslim era


a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment


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A community-based sampling was carried out from four high risk groups: Hijra sex workers (HSW), female sex workers (FSW), jail prisoners and intravenous drug users (IDUs) from September 2015 to February 2016, through community outreach, peer referring and field sampling.
By 944 Hijra every Sunni scholar had agreed to accept 'Touba,' (pardon) of a blasphemer, hence not putting him to death.
In a speech during the ceremony, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Wael Arabiyat said Hijra, the migration or journey of the Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) and his followers from Makkah to Madinah, is the salvation from self-desires and fully succumbing to God Almighty, rising above personal interests and putting the collective interest ahead of the individual interest.
The decision said "On the occasion of the Holy Prophet's Hijra Anniversary (PBUH) and the new Hijri year 1439 AH, it was decided that the first day of Muharram, 1439 AH will be an official holiday for the employees of the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State's administrative apparatus.
The treatment of India's hijra community sounds familiar, and that is largely because it is reminiscent of the treatment of untouchables in India over the years as a result of the caste system.
The journey is known as the Hijra (migration) and began the first Islamic year in 622 AD.
Le premier jour du calendrier musulman, a savoir le 1er Mouharram de la premiere annee de la Hijra (Hegire) correspond au 15 ou 16 juillet 622 de l'ere commune, selon les theologiens.
Upon recommendations submitted by the Minister of Civil Service, the Cabinet suspended granting, in the forthcoming Hijra year 1438 H.
It was inscribed on the masjid's stone marker, that it was built in the life time of Prophet Mohammad (saws) in 9 Hijra or 629 CE.
Ramadan is the ninth of the 12-month Hijra lunar-based calendar, and is considered the holiest month in Islam, as it was during this month that God's Revelations in the Qur'an were completed, according to the history of Islam.
Kuwaitis commemorated the birth of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the prophet's night journey to Al-Quds and ascension to sky and the beginning of Hijra year.
Eleven leaders from the terrorist groups of al-Nusra Front, al-Jabha al-Shamiya, Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, Ahrar Al-Sham, "Immigration to God" or "Al Hijra ila Allah " brigade and Muhajireen Brigade were identified among the dead.
Contract Awarded for Elazig Sivrice County Baskil District, Central Akcakiraz Town, Centrum Saricubuk Village, Central Hijra Quarter 1 Pieces Synthetic Surface Football Pitch and Basketball Court.
The Night of Forgiveness (Berat Kandili/Leylet-ul-Bera'at), observed on the night between the 14th and 15th days of Sha'ban -- the eighth month of the Hijra calendar -- was commemorated with prayers tonight by Muslims around Turkey.
Organized by UNDP and Blue Diamond Society, Nepal's premier NGO fighting for rights of sexual minorities, the event is a first of its kind in South Asia where transgender and hijra activists from the region will discuss human rights and health challenges faced by the community.