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Muslims prepare for pilgrimage season, festival

...on the Muslim calendar arrives Tuesday with the season of pilgrimage, or hajj, and the festival of sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha. Muslims believe that God commanded the Hajj, or pilgrimage, as one of the five pillars of their faith.Pil grimage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-10-11/muslims-prepare-pilgrima
Religion News in Brief

...group argues, it's only fair to add Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. But opponents are wary of adding too many holidays...Ramadan, a month of daytime fasting and reflection. Eid al-Adha, or feast of the sacrifice, celebrates the Quran's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/06/rel_407952.shtml
Your Faith
Iraq mourns civilian victims of Gulf War, celebrates growing anti-war movement

...its hands frozen at 4:30 - the early-morning hour of the attack. The memorial service was held Sunday because Eid al-Adha, an important Muslim holiday, fell on Feb. 13 this year. Zeinab Sabah, 61, came to the shelter on the attack's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/17/ira_375922.shtml
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U.N. inspectors to destroy first banned weapons

...lead story Wednesday reported on Saddam's meeting with dozens of top Iraqi officials on Tuesday, first day of the Eid al-Adha holiday. Security Council resolutions adopted since Iraq's defeat in the Gulf War have prohibited chemical, biological...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/13/ira_375495.shtml
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Man thought to be Osama bin Laden urges followers to back Saddam

...Laden. Secretary of State Colin Powell said the comments, broadcast on the first day of the major Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha, bolstered U.S. allegations that Iraq is harboring al-Qaida operatives. "This nexus between terrorists and states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/13/ira_375498.shtml
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Turkish parliament meets to consider upgrading military bases for possible Iraq war

...whether to allow U.S. combat troops in Turkey would take place on Feb. 18, after a nine-day recess for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday. A senior party official confirmed the date and said he expected that vote to pass easily. Gul said Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/07/ira_374875.shtml
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New mosque not completed in time for end-of-Ramadan festival

...The Islamic Society plans to open the new mosque in time for the other major festival on the Isla mic calendar: Eid al-Adha, on the last day of the pilgrimage to Mecca in October of this year.."Hopefully, this will be the last Eid here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-08-19/new-mosque-not-completed
Gauling tactics

...two. She's being tried for saying this in a letter to French President Nicolas Sarkozy about the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha and the slaughtering of sheep: "I am fed up with being under the thumb of this population which is destroying us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/19/edi_195549.shtml
Editorials
Accommodate all faiths on their many holy days

...we'd have to take the solstices and equinoxes off as well, much less the other religions' major holidays, such as Eid al-Adha, Yom Kippur, Passover (wait, who gets that one - Jews or Christians?) and, of course, Christmas. And what would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/10/let_455585.shtml
Letters
Christians celebrate Good Friday; Pope hears confessions

...nearby Al Aqsa Mosque had to push their way against the crowd. Friday also marked the end of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha and the start of the Jewish holiday, Passover. Hundreds of Israeli soldiers were posted along the Good Friday procession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/11/ent_225851.shtml
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