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Hajj, the last of the five pillars of Islam, is a sacred pilgrimage that Muslims around the world perform. It takes place during the 12th month of the Islamic Calendar (Dhul-Hijjah) at one of the holiest sites in Islam, Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Hajjis a spiritual journey that Muslims believe that God has commanded for every believer so long as they are physically, financially, and emotionally able. Thus, understanding hajj, its tenets as performed by early Muslims, and its history is an exciting learning process for adherents of the faith (and curious non-adherents alike). The Y...


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Former president Donald Trump and Rep. Kevin McCarthy

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