6 October 2014 15:35
Two million Muslim pilgrims began leaving the holy city of Mecca on Monday, concluding the annual hajj.
The pilgrimage passed off without any cases of Ebola or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after Saudi authorities engaged thousands of health workers to make sure pilgrims were protected from two deadly viruses, the acting health minister said.
This year's hajj attracted just over two...
5 October 2014 22:24
Tehran's Provisional Friday Prayers leader Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani lashed out at Wahhabi streams for preventing Muslims from performing Hajj rituals properly.
Delivering Eid al-Adha prayers sermons to a large group of worshippers on Tehran University campus, Ayatollah Kermani said that unfortunately, Kaaba and Hajj Rituals are captives of Wahabis and they do not let Muslim Ummah to perform Hajj...
5 October 2014 11:28
In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful - - - And all praise to Allah, Lord of the worlds, and Allah’s greetings upon Muhammad and his pure Household --- Enthusiastic and respectful greetings and peace upon you, blessed ones, who said “labbaik” to the Quranic invitation and hastened to the gathering in God’s House.
4 October 2014 23:23
Head of the Islamic Association of Sunni people in Lebanon, Sheikh Ahmad Nasar in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) underscored the telling role fo hajj in furthering unity among Muslims and underlined, “Hajj is a revolution against dispersion”.
“Hajj is the main human and global gathering and has been one-of-a-kind event during the history,” said the religious cleric...
4 October 2014 16:54
Millions of Muslim pilgrims in Hajj ceremony have marked the Feast of Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, at the desert of Mina, in Saudi Arabia. Hajj
More than two million Muslims gathered at the desert of Mina located five kilometers east of the holy city of Mecca for a three-day spiritual journey.
As part of the Hajj rituals, the pilgrims dressed in the same...
4 October 2014 16:41
More than two million Muslims from around the world have flocked to the Valley of Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, as the annual Hajj pilgrimage reaches its peak.
On Saturday, which marks the Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) holiday in the Muslim world in commemoration of the sacrifices made by the Prophet Abraham and his...
4 October 2014 11:01
The pilgrimage, which this year will take place from 1-6 October, will attract hundreds of thousands of people who will go to Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, to take part in one of Islam's five pillars of faith, reported Rasa News.
Hajj occurs from the 8th to 12th of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar, and is one...
3 October 2014 20:00
Millions of Hajj pilgrims after Fajar prayers are heading towards the ground of Arafat to listen the Hajj sermon and offer Zuhr and Asr prayers at tent city of Arafat.
The pilgrims will offer Zuhr and Asr prayers combined after listening to the sermon by the Grand Mufti. After the Hajj sermon, the pilgrims will head towards Muzdalifa for offering...
2 October 2014 17:17
Nearly 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims from across the world are to begin their Hajj rituals by converging at the plain of Arafat on the outskirts of Islam’s holiest city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
The worshipping rituals in at least once-in-a-life-time spiritual journey, mandatory for any able-bodied adult Muslim, will begin Thursday evening at Mount Arafat, where the pilgrims will stay...
24 September 2014 19:27
Millions of Muslims from around the world have gathered to perform this year’s Hajj ritual in Holy Lands.
Less than two weeks ahead of the Hajj ritual in Mecca, many Muslims have already arrived in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca to take part in the world Muslims’ largest annual gathering.
Before arriving in Mecca, the pilgrims perform certain rituals in order...
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