• Short Summary

    Thousands of Moslems gathered together in Amman on 22 October to take part in the first Friday Prayer Service of Ramadan in the Al-Hussein Grand Mosque.

  • Description

    1.
    SV & CU Katayef being fried and tossed (3 shots)
    0.10

    2.
    GV & SV People arrive for Ramadan take off shoes and lay cover on ground (3 shots)
    0.29

    3.
    GV & TV Arabs waiting for prayer service (2 shots)
    0.37

    4.
    GV Crowds praying & touching ground (7 shots)
    1.14



    Initials SGM/1208 SGM/1200



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Thousands of Moslems gathered together in Amman on 22 October to take part in the first Friday Prayer Service of Ramadan in the Al-Hussein Grand Mosque. Devote Moslems throughout the Islamic world are taking part in the month-long Ramadan Fast, which is marked by a strick rule requiring them to abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sunset.

    The prayer services were previously held in the Shrine and Holy Rock (AL-Aksa Mosque) in Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River before the city was occupied by the Israelis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6DZSCHNJZMQJ2RVSW13QQ0NCF
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DZSCHNJZMQJ2RVSW13QQ0NCF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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