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the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja

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Speaking at the seminar, Sadi said that he was "shocked" by the decision to name Tlemcen Airport after Messali Hadj who had, he claimed, "betrayed the revolution.
Le directeur general du Hadj et Omrah Al Motie Mohammad Ahmad a declare a la SUNA que les arrangements du Hadj pour l'annee courant sera facile et distinguee et que le cout du pelerinage est raisonnable par rapport a l'annee derniere.
Hadj Sahraoui said, "The Iranian authorities have retained an iron grip over academic establishments, even allowing state security and intelligence bodies to oversee disciplinary procedures on campuses.
It is a depressing sign that in Egypt, where in 2011 mass protests were the driving force for change, prominent activists are now being thrown behind bars merely for taking part in demonstrations," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui.
The tactics used by mobs in recent protests is a harrowing reminder of the sexual harassment and assault against women protesters under ousted president Hosni Mubarak," said Hadj Sahraoui.
Victims have nowhere to turn to seek justice and redress as the judiciary remains virtually paralysed,' said Hadj Sahraoui.
Summary: A pied, a dos de chameau, a la voile, des millions de pelerins ont pris, siecle apres siecle, la route de La Mecque: au British Museum, une exposition d'une ampleur inedite sur ce hadj initie aux rites du plus grand pelerinage annuel du monde, largement meconnu des non-Musulmans.
As such horrendous cases of human rights abuse keep piling up, the Bahraini authorities' promises of change ring ever more hollow," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
On a recent Friday evening, El Hadj and several of his friends are outside the Economics Faculty of the University of Athens, each one standing with a pile of leather bags, hawking their wares in the hope of making a rare sale.
Commenting on the launch, Dr Narimane Hadj Hamou, Learning & Academic Development, assistant chancellor of HBMeU, said: 'Digital Creator is a very effective tool that will enhance the learning experience of students and equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to work with digital media.
RED tape has scuppered Rangers' move for Algerian star Lazhar Hadj Aissa.
We are very relieved that Jamal el-Haji, who should not have been arrested in the first place, has now gone back to his family," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, deputy director of Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa Programme.
Summary: Tangier - Gabon's President Hadj Ali Bongo Ondimba reiterated his country's support for Morocco's autonomy initiative as the "only solution" to settle the Sahara issue.
UNIS, Sept 12, 2009 (TAP) -- The national commission entrusted with the migration towards Internet Protocol Version IPV6 held, on Saturday in Tunis, its first meeting under the chairmanship of communication technologies minister El Hadj Gley, with attendance of secretary of state in charge of information technology, Internet and free softwares Lamia Chaffai Seghaier and the participation of members of the commission issued from the concerned public bodies, Internet services suppliers and telecommunications network operators.
PORTSMOUTH are set to sign Algerian midfield star Hadj Issa - known as his country's Roberto Baggio - in a shock pounds 400,000 deal this week.