Middle East

Middle east

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Unformatted text preview: The Islamic Middle East I. Basics of Islam Five Pillars of Islam 1. Faith profession--"Allah is the only God, and Muhammad is His prophet." 2. Prayer--5 times a day facing Mecca 3. Fasting-Sun up to sun down, during month of Ramadan 4. Hajj--Pilgrimmage to Mecca; once in lifetime, if possible 5. Alms--Giving to the Faith I. Basics of Islam Other Muslim Terms 1. Islam--surrender to Allah 2. Muslim--one who surrenders 3. Qur'an (Koran)--Muslim scripture Dictated to Mohammad Can truly exist only in Arabic I. Basics of Islam Other Muslim Terms 4. Kaliph (...
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