Hajj

Leader of Islamic Ummah Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei: Hajj demonstrates power of Islamic Ummah

  Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei says the annual Hajj pilgrimage demonstrates the power of the Islamic Ummah and boosts contacts among Muslims. Supreme Leader made the remarks in a meeting on Monday with a group of Iranian officials in charge of organizing the Hajj pilgrimage. The Leader noted that the gathering of Muslims…

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Rabid zionist Saudi regime bans more than 600,000 Palestinians from Hajj

More than 600,000 Palestinians have effectively been banned from participating in the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom announced it will no longer provide visas to Palestinian holders of temporary Jordanian passports, according to local travel agencies. Travel agencies in Jordan and the Israeli occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds were informed of the Saudi decision in early September without any further explanations…

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Hajj Pilgrims Pray at Mount Arafat to Mark Most Important Day of Hajj

Over two million pilgrims began ascending the plains of Mount Arafat after the sunrise on Monday to perform the most important ritual in Hajj. Standing on Mount Arafat until the sunset on the 9th day of Dul Hijjah is the one of the most important rituals of the Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims converge on the hill, dedicated to prayers and reflection,…

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Muslims must end Saudi ‘occupation’ of holy sites: Analyst

  An analyst believes it is time for all Muslims to “unite” and speak out against Saudi Arabia’s “occupation” of Islamic holy sites. “I think in particular this year given what Saudi Arabia has done to the Islamic world, in the light of what has happened to pilgrims over the years, the oppression, the repression that they continue to face…

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Leader of Islamic Ummah: US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims

  Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Seyyed Imam Ali Khamenei says the US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims, urging unity in his message to Hajj pilgrims who began marking the climax of the annual event Monday. “Look at the behavior of the arrogant and criminal US today. Its main policy against Islam and Muslims is to stoke wars. Its…

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Heavy Storm Surprises Hajj Pilgrims in Mecca

Worshippers arrived in Saudi Arabia last week for the ritual, which retraces the route Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) took 14 centuries ago. Several hours of heavy rain and thunderstorms forced pilgrims to take cover in tents and trudge through puddles, with civil defense warning of possible flooding throughout the evening but denying any adverse effects on the rituals. Some pilgrims prayed…

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2018 Hajj Message: Hajj An Opportunity for Muslim Vigilance against US, Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Sayed Ali Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Ummah And Oppressed Imam Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a message described the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage as an opportunity for Muslim unity and increased vigilance against the US “satanic policy” of warmongering and support for persecutors. Addressing Iranian Hajj pilgrims in the plain of Arafat near Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on Monday morning, Seyed Ali Qazi-Askar,…

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HAJJ 2018: US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims: Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

  Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims, urging unity in his message to Hajj pilgrims who began marking the climax of the annual event Monday. “Look at the behavior of the arrogant and criminal US today. Its main policy against Islam and Muslims is to stoke wars. Its…

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More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims from around the globe have converged in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to start this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. The annual Hajj pilgrimage started on Sunday. The gathering in one place of Muslims from across the globe is seen as a means of sending across the message of Muslim unity to the entire…

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Qatar says Saudi Regime barring its citizens from Hajj

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca. Muslim pilgrims attend Friday prayer at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Although 1,200 Qataris…

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