• Short Summary

    IN CAIRO, PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, HIS SON, AND SENIOR MINISTERS TODAY (SATURDAY) WORSHIPPED AT THE IMAM AL-HUSSEIN MOSQUE DURING THE MUSLIM FESTIVAL OF ID-AL-ADHA.

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    IN CAIRO, PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, HIS SON, AND SENIOR MINISTERS TODAY (SATURDAY) WORSHIPPED AT THE IMAM AL-HUSSEIN MOSQUE DURING THE MUSLIM FESTIVAL OF ID-AL-ADHA. THE CELEBRATIONS IN CAIRO WERE AMONG MANY BEING HELD THROUGHOUT THE MUSLIM WORLD.

    THE FESTIVAL COMMEMORATES THE SACRIFICE ABRAHAM WAS PREPARED TO MAKE AT GOD'S COMMAND. AND IS ONE OF THE MAIN EVENTS OF THE MUSLIMS CALENDAR. MUSLIMS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD HAVE BEEN COMMEMORATING THE FESTIVAL WITH THE SAME RITUAL AS THE PILGRIMS WHO FLOCK TO MECCA AT THIS TIME OF YEAR.

    DURING THE CEREMONY TODAY IN THE IMAM AL-HUSSEIN MOSQUE, THE CONGREGATION REPEATED AFTER THE PREACHER AN OATH TO STAND AS ONE MAN BEHIND PRESIDENT NASSER AND ACT FOR THE RECOVERY OF ISRAELI-OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3GKCZBG1LISQVR6DHI1E5COF5
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GKCZBG1LISQVR6DHI1E5COF5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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