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Muhammad’s night journey to paradise. [Islam: Leach, 731]
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Parliament took the opportunity to congratulate His Majesty King Abdullah II and HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Isra and Mi'raj occasion, or the Night Journey.
-- At a celebration of the Isra and Mi'raj night, the Justice Minister: This miracle gives us hope for a bright future.
Yes, Skepticism in Isra and Mi'raj (Mohamed's journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and his ascension to the seventh heaven) and in Jerusalem's significance to Muslims is coming from inside.
According to the statement by STR, performance was helped by the Isra and Mi'raj holiday, which boosted Thursday, May 5 occupancy to 95.4% and ADR to AED 558.59 ($152).
Meanwhile, occupancy rates rose 1.3 per cent to reach 74.4 per cent, supported by the Isra and Mi'raj holiday in the first week of the month.
UAE news agency WAMhas announced that the holiday comes to mark 'Isra and Mi'raj' Day that falls on Wednesday, May 4, but the holiday will be postponed to Thursday.
As Muslims across the globe gear up to observe the Islamic festival of Isra Wal Mi'raj on Monday night, Isra and Mi'raj, the physical and spiritual journey undertaken by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), that is part of the event, was commemorated by the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai (DIACA) at the Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Mosque in the Zbel 1 area on Friday night, after the Maghrib prayer.
UAE, Kuwait and Oman's bourses will be closed for trading today for a holiday marking Isra and Mi'raj.
4 (BNA): Bahrain joined the other Islamic countries in marking the the Isra and Mi'raj. The annual ceremony was held at the Ahmed Al-Fateh Islamic Centre in Manama under the patronage of Supreme Islamic Affairs Council (SIAC) President Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Khalifa.
The total number of official holidays for the private sector is 10 days a year, which are New Hijri Year, New Year, the Prophet's birthday, Isra and Mi'raj, National Day, three days for Eid Al Adha and two days for Eid Al Fitr.
Manama, May 2 (BNA): Bahrain will tomorrow -- Tuesday -- mark the Isra and Mi'raj. The annual ceremony will be held after Isha prayer at the Ahmed Al-Fateh Islamic Centre in Manama.