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Obama’s grandmother cried after performing Umrah

By Zabihullah Moosakhail - Thu Apr 23 2015, 5:18 pm

Obama GrandmaSara Omar, paternal grandmother to U.S. President Barack Obama cried after performing Umrah, Arabic language Akhbar reported on Wednesday.

According to Akhbar, Sara Omar performed Umrah and then visited an exhibition about the life of Prophet Mohammad (s.a.a.w) in Makkah.

Akhbar adds that Obama’s grandmother said during the exhibition that this is a good example of teaching moderate Islam and cried.

“I am very happy to visit this exhibition, which is a good example for the propagation of Islam in a modern way, supported by scientific and authentic documents”.

Barack Obama’s grandmother comes from Kenya where militants using the name of Islam massacred 148 people during a single attack at a university earlier this month.

Sara Omar is accompanied by her son and grandson Sayed and Mousa Obama to Saudi Arabia.

Barack Obama is a Christian, his mother Ann Dunham was Christian and his father Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. was Muslim-turned-atheist from Kenya.

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  1. Sara Omar was the third wife of Barak Hussein Obama’s grandfather Hussein Onyango Obama, but she is not President Obama’s grandmother. His grandmother was the second wife Habia Akumu Obama, born Nyangoja, She died in 2006, The President’s book, Dreams of My Father, acknowledges her as his grandmother.

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