Hegira

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

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

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Before boarding the train, she'd warn me not be scared of hijras who would invade the ladies' compartment, clapping their hands wildly, often every close to one's face.
Held at Vishwa Yuvak Kendra in New Delhi, the Hijra Habba included speeches, experience sharing and community performances by leaders from transgender and hijra community.
The Fatimids introduced konafa to Egypt when they came to power in Egypt in 358 Hijra [early 11th century AD].
The government's registration authority has been directed to include a separate column in national identity cards showing them as hijras," Mohammad Aslam Khaki, a lawyer for hijras told Reuters.
The mercy mission, which set off on Saturday, was organised by science teacher Ephrahim Bashir from Al Hijra School in Bordesley Green.
Ephrahim, who is joined by a colleague from Al Hijra, plus two teachers from Park View School, in Alum Rock, and one from Broadway, in Perry Barr, said he was "deeply moved" after hearing of the plight of the refugees from some of his own pupils whose families originate from Eritria.
Islam is a religion that lifts injustice and oppression from human beings and eliminates all causes of human slavery, not only during Ramadan, but throughout the months of the entire Hijra calendar year.
With the beginning of the new Hijra year, our people are remaining steadfast as the Gaza Strip is being sucked into a war programmed by the Israeli occupation authorities, which did not stop, which led to the martyrdom of hundreds of innocent people, children and the elderly, has injured hundreds more, and has led to the destruction of infrastructure.
The theme of that mural is the main stations of Hijra, the story of the The Prophet Mohammed's journey from Mecca to Medina.
Addressing Arabs and Muslims on the occasion of the Islamic New Year, or Hijra, to be celebrated on Wednesday, Fadlallah said.
Over time, changes in social structure have necessitated increased reliance on prostitution for all of the last three and for hijra.
And when it gets to the bit about the hijra of India, this would be an excellent time for any men watching to go and put the kettle on.
The cover design was adapted from a Moroccan binding of the ninth century hijra (fifteenth century CE) by Dr.
For example, a small town local newspaper in Southern India dedicated its Sunday magazine to the Hijra * community theme.