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October, 2018

July, 2017

  • 29 July

    Historical and Religious Aspects of Hajj

    The holy pilgrimage to Makkah, known as the Hajj, is one of the most outstanding manifestations of monotheism and universal brotherhood. All Muslims from all ages, classes and race gather in the same place to profess their belief and commitment to religious truths. This is not a mere acceptance professed by...

September, 2016

February, 2016

September, 2015

  • 26 September

    Muslim Scholars condemn the Mina Stampede

    Almost all Maraji and Muslim Scholars condemned the disaster of Mina and expressed condolences over the deaths of hundreds of pilgrims in Thursday’s stampede in Mina, near Mecca. The grand source of emulation (Maraje) also wished speedy recovery for those injured in the incident. They  further called for necessary measures ...

  • 26 September

    Committee of Muslim states must oversee Hajj: S.H.Nasrallah

    The secretary general of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah says the Saudi regime should allow a joint committee of Muslim countries to oversee the management of annual Hajj pilgrimage. In an interview with the Lebanese al-Manar TV channel on Friday, Nasrallah heaped scorn on Riyadh for refusing any assistance in handling ...

  • 24 September

    1200 killed in crush during Hajj in the holy city of Mecca

    At least 1200 people have been killed and nearly 2000 others injured in a crush during Hajj pilgrimage rituals outside Mecca. According to Saudi disaster officials, the incident occurred in Mina, near Mecca, at 9 am local time (0600 GMT) after two large masses of pilgrims coming down streets 204 and 223 ...

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