muhammad ali funeral

Muslim Funeral in Muhammad Ali’s Hometown Draws Thousands

By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 9 – A Muslim funeral for Muhammad Ali on Thursday drew thousands of admirers to the boxer’s hometown, where mourners prayed over the body of a man who battled in the ring and sought peace outside it. The jenazah, or funeral in Arabic, was held at a convention space

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Turkey’s Erdogan to Join Dignitaries, Celebrities at Ali Memorials

By Kia Johnson LOUISVILLE, June 7 – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will join former U.S. President Bill Clinton and comedian Billy Crystal among the politicians, religious leaders and entertainers speaking at two public memorial services for boxing legend Muhammad Ali this week, a family spokesman said on Monday. More than 30,000 tickets will be distributed

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