Haram


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Haram

In Islam, anything forbidden. For example, eating pork is considered haram. This is important in finance and economics because many investments, notably futures contracts and anything involving interest, are haram. See also: Islamic finance.
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I was 21 when Boko Haram invaded my island; they created confusion and fear.
It is 10 years since Boko Haram transformed from radical Islamist sect to terrorist insurgency group, coinciding with the rise of its current leader, Abubakar Shekau.
The regime never stops to claim that it has 'defeated' Boko Haram even when indisputable evidence to the contrary stares it in the face.
Timothy Antigha, a Nigerian army officer who is also the spokesman for the MNJTF, said in a statement reaching Xinhua in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno, that the very last engagement between the multinational force and Boko Haram was on July 29.
The Director General said that people in large number thronged to Haram during Duhar, Isha, and Juma prayers.
In an interview to the state broadcaster Radio Pakistan, he said Pakistan Hajj Mission in Saudi Arabia made concerted efforts to acquire residences for intending pilgrims very close to the Haram to prevent their physical fatigue.
A feature length documentary film capturing the life in Haram in Makkah was released in cinemas nationwide on the first of Ramazan.
From its world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival, all the way through to its most recent premiere in India, One Day In The Haram has sold out cinema venues all over world.
Scott MacEachern, Searching for Boko Haram: a history of violence in Central Africa.
Our correspondent learnt that the troops, who were on Operation Yancin Tafki, had a 10-day onslaught on Boko Haram fighters and sent the terrorists fleeing towards Gashigar in the Nigerian territory.
Alexander Thurston has written an excellent study on the development, evolution, rise, and decline of the African terrorist group Boko Haram, which operates in Nigeria with some spillover into Chad, Niger, and Cameroon.
Boko Haram took weapons and military equipment before they were pushed out of the base by troops with aerial support, a second military source who gave a similar death toll stated.