Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
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The five pillars of Islam
His life and call to prophecy
Important figures, branches, and traditions
Islam in America
Muslims move to the mainstream
Muharram, Mawlid al-Nabi, Eid al-Fitr, and Eid al-Adha
Dates for Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, and more
The month of fasting
The annual pilgrimage to Mecca
The Islamic World
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Islamic History and Culture
Philosophy, Literature, and Art of the Islamic World
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