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  • n  the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba

  • The hadjis were coming home last week.
  • But this was to be a hadj with a double mission.
  • Khomeini has appointed Khoeyniha to direct Iran's mass hadj (pilgrimage) to Mecca, one of Islam's holiest rituals.
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  • 3 years after revolt, Egypt quashing rights: Amnesty
    Egypt's military-installed authorities are quashing dissent and trampling on human rights, three years after the revolt which toppled Hosni Mubarak, Amnesty International charged Thursday. "Egypt has witnessed a series of damaging blows to human rights and state violence on an unprecedented scale over the last seven months," Amnesty's Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui said in a report, as Egypt prepares to ...
    Jan. 23, 2014 - AFP via Yahoo! News

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