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  • FATİHA" short for ruhuna fatiha, meaning "a fatiha a prayer from the Koran for her soul".

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  • Just then the old woman stopped singing and began to recite the fatiha, the opening chapter of the Quran.

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  • Hariri gangs are distributing food as a charity deed ("sadaka"expecting people to read Al fatiha on Rafik Hariri shoul) so people are eating and cursing Rafik Hariri because he was the worse with the Palestinian (he was the one who issued the law prohibiting the Palestinian to own property and the other one that requested refugees from Lebanon to have a visa in 1995-this was cancelled later by Selim El-Hoss).

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  • That apternoon, the men went to a hall in Karteh-Seh that Babi had rented for the fatiha.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Aziza could already recite by heart the surah of ikhlas, the surah of 'fatiha, and already knew how to perform the four ruqats of morning prayer.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • The Qur'an consists of 114 chapters (suras) organized, after the first short opening chapter (the fatiha), from longest to shortest.

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  • "I invite the distinguished assembly to stand and read the fatiha Muslim prayer in memory of the martyrs of the Jan. 25 revolution," said Mahmoud Saqa, 81, of the liberal Wafd Party who, as the oldest member of the chamber, led the opening session.

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  • The only time you recite quran after al fatiha is in the first 2 raka.

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  • After several languorous hours of the legendary Pashtun hospitality, a sizable group of us went to the shrine to say a fatiha prayer for Rahman Baba.

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  • Because the first few lines of the fatiha were so intelligible to me, I wanted to read the whole fatiha in Hebrew.

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  • "Fez shines with a light unattainable elsewhere. Some of its gatherings are truly worthy of admiration; I'll say nothing of the sacred intensity of the patron saint's mausoleum where votive offerings pile up, Moulay Driss, fātiha of the perverse, nor will I go on about the ironwork, paintings, the delicacy of its architectures, medersas and mosques more so than its palaces; and its artisans, manual or mental, certainly do take one to a higher plane: that weaver who took you in and spoke in inflammatory terms, that other host who took up residence in Fez after unraveling many of the mysteries and ambiguities hidden in the landscape that it occupies: think of the Swiss convert who pursued the tradition of certain nineteenth-century English alchemists, and who came to live in Fez, peace and quiet for anyone who believes in the possibility of social noninterference and the marginality to revive, through the body and the city, a tradition that has elsewhere disappeared."

    Talismano by Abdelwahab Meddeb, translated by Jane Kuntz, pp 156-157 of the Dalkey Archive Press paperback

    September 30, 2011