hajj

Muslim pilgrims gather for peak of haj east of Mecca

Pilgrims clad in white robes climbed the rocky Mount of Mercy, which oversees the plain of Arafat where the Prophet Mohammad held his last sermon.

By REUTERS
08/07/2022

'Zionist capitalists' plague for world even before Israel - Khamenei

"The Zionists have always been a plague, even before establishing the fraudulent Zionist regime," the Iranian leader said.

08/06/2022
A female Saudi police officer stands guard as pilgrims perform Tawaf during Hajj/Mecca, Saudi Arabia

For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during Hajj

"This is a huge accomplishment for us and it is the biggest pride to be in the service of religion, the country, and the guests of God".

By REUTERS
21/07/2021
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the

Explainer: Who can attend this year’s Hajj?

Islam’s sacred pilgrimage will be limited to 60,000 people already present in the kingdom due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

By ARON ROSENTHAL / THE MEDIA LINE
16/07/2021

Saudi Arabia lays out restrictions for hajj

Saudi Arabia's coronavirus infection count passed 200,000 on Monday, as the number of new cases continues to climb following the lifting of the curfew last month.

A Muslim pilgrim prays atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia to bar arrivals from abroad to attend the hajj

The announcement means this will be the first year in modern times that Muslims from around the world have not been allowed to make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020

Thousands of Iranians register for, plan to attend hajj amid coronavirus

Considering that Saudi Arabia has not officially announced its position on this year's hajj, registration and selections have gone on as they had in previous years.

Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi A

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics

Saudi Arabia stakes its reputation on its guardianship of Islam's holiest sites and organizing a peaceful haj, which has been marred in the past by deadly stampedes, fires and riots.

By REUTERS
08/08/2019

COGAT prepares for thousands of Palestinians on Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca

“To the pilgrims, and to the entire Muslim world, we wish a blessed Hajj," COGAT's head, Maj.-Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun, said.

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Hajj pilgrimage in  Me

The Changing Faces of Eid Al-Adha

The ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ is celebrated by Muslims around the world with slowly evolving culinary and ritual traditions

By JINITZAIL HERNANDEZ/THE MEDIA LINE
21/08/2018
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