A Canadian Muslim professor at Carleton University in Ottawa has stressed that there is no basis for legalizing early marriage in Islam, opining that lady Aisha married Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) when she was 16 or 17, and not 9 years old.
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Sharing the holiday's festivities with their fans, Muslim athletes worldwide wished their followers on social media ‘Eid Mubarak’, as the sporting world took time to celebrate the Islamic holiday.
More than 1.8 million Muslim pilgrims will begin leaving the holy city of Makkah, concluding peacefully the last of the solemn rituals of the soul-searching journey of hajj.
WORLD CAPITALS – Muslims around the world welcomed on Monday, September 12, `Eid Al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice”, which mark the end of the Hajj season.
CAIRO – Over two million pilgrims continued on Tuesday, September 13, the symbolic stoning of the devil in what has been so far ...
Seeking forgiveness from Allah, millions of Muslim pilgrims ascended Sunday, September 11, Mount `Arafat, east of the holy city of Makkah, in the climax of hajj after spending a night of meditation and introspection in the tent city of Mina.
For the first time in 35 years, Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al-Ashiekh, will not give the annual hajj sermon in Arafat this year for health reasons.
Hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslim pilgrims from around the globe gathered in Makkah to perform the life-time spiritual journey of hajj. Here follows some pictures showing pilgrims in the sacred Grand Mosque in Makkah during 2016 hajj pilgrimage.
From early hours on Saturday, nearly 1.5 millions of pilgrims embarked on their slow and steady trek to Mina in the first leg of their five-day journey.
Hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslim pilgrims from around the globe began moving on Saturday, September 10, to Mina on the first leg of their journey of a lifetime, preparing for the climax of their pilgrimage when they ascend Mount `Arafat.
Riding his bike for thousands of miles, a Russian Muslim has finally reached the holy city of Makkah to fulfill his life-time dream of performing hajj.