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Palestinians Offering Prayer In The Shadow of Toppled Minaret

Palestinians Pray In The Shadow of Toppled Minaret

Palestinians attend Friday noon prayers in the shadow of a toppled minaret at a mosque that was hit by Israeli strikes, in Gaza City.

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Saudi Man Installs ‘Charity Fridge’ Outside His House

Saudi Man installs ‘charity fridge’ outside his house

A Saudi man placed a fridge in front of his house and called on neighbors to fill it with food for the needy. This would spare poor people the “shame” of asking for food.

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World’s Second Largest Muslim Gathering in Bangladesh

Bishwa Ijtima: World's Second Largest Muslim Gathering in Bangladesh

Bishwa Ijtema is an annual Islamic movement congregation held at Tongi, Bangladesh by the river Turag. It is the second largest Muslim congregation in the world after the Hajj. The even focuses on prayers and supplication and does not allow any political discussion. The local police estimated the number of attendees of 2007 ijtema to be 3 million while in 2010 the number of attendees was 5 million.

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Young Boy Offering Prayer On A Fence

Boy Performing Prayer on Fence

A boy performed Friday prayers on a fence during an anti-government rally in San’a, Yemen. The reason why I am sharing this photograph is to let everyone know (specially Muslims who don’t offer prayer) that offering prayer is “must” in Islam and this photograph shows that no matter wherever you are – you can offer prayer if you really want to.

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Muharram, The Festival Of Flagellation

The Muslim world this past week observed Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. The 10th day of Muharram is Ashura, when Shi’ite Muslims mourn the death of the grandson of the Prophent Mohammed. Very devout Shi’ites cut and whip themselves into a bloody froth in observance. Here are photos of Ashura from Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

WARNING: Graphic Images

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

Muharram Photos 2011

You can see more photos with high resolution on Buzzfeed.

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Inspiring Photos of Hajj & Eid-al-Adha 2011

Hajj & Eid-al-Adha 2011 Photos

Hajj is the largest annual gathering of humanity. Millions of Muslims from around the world perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia. It is a religious duty that every able-bodied Muslim who can affort it must take at least once in their lifetime.

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