New advertisements offering hajj to those unable to perform it against financial amounts have flooded social media, with Saudi scholars discouraging the practice as not allowed in Islam.
`Eid Al Adha is expected to start on Sunday, September 11, the Fiqh Council of North America (FQNA) has announced, citing astronomical calculations and awaiting the final confirmation of Sunday’s sighting of Dhul-Hijjah moon.
In a bid to avoid deadly stampedes, Saudi Arabia authorities have cut short the stoning ritual period by 12 hours, a decision taken following discussions on the stoning timetable for different hajj missions from across the world.
Going in droves across the six continents, teams of enthusiastic Muslims moved in scores of countries around the world to spread the true Islamic message in the second global da`wah day.
As hajj season approaches, the holy city of Madinah is preparing to receive more than 600,000 visitors who will visit the mosque of Prophet Muhammad before embarking on their pilgrimage.
Revisiting huge success in earlier events, teams of enthusiastic Muslims have been invited for the second global da`wah day across the six continents, planned next Saturday, August 20.
Saudi Arabia has revealed plans to offer electronic identity bracelets to pilgrims during the annual hajj in September, to prevent any other hajj disasters after 2400 died in last year's stampede.
Muslims worldwide will be divided on the date of celebrating `Eid Al-Fitr, which crowns the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, with some marking it on Tuesday and others on Wednesday, July 6.
With `Eid around the corner, millions of Muslims worldwide are preparing to bid farewell to the holy fasting month of Ramadan, getting ready to welcome another spiritual event: `Eid Al-Fitr.
Millions of Muslims will celebrate the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Monday, June 6, following announcement that the new moon was sighted on Sunday.
CAIRO – The Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, a group of Canadian imams, will hold a special memorial on Sunday, June 5, to ...