ISLAM--in the Middle East
FOLLOWERS OF ISLAM
Muslims in the Middle East belong to two main sects--Sunni and Shiite.
(5) call God Allah
*No eating pork
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Muezzin-leads call to prayer (from top of minaret; loud speakers often used today)
*Eid al Fitr-celebrates end of Ramadan; gifts, food, family thanks
*Mecca--in Saudi Arabia
SYMBOL FOR ISLAM
BELIEFS Islam SHARES WITH Judaism and Christianity
2. Islam, Judaism, and Christianity share Abraham as a common religious figure.