Seeking forgiveness from Allah, millions of Muslim pilgrims ascended Thursday, August 31, 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.
Hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslim pilgrims from around the globe began moving on Wednesday, August 30, to Mina on the first leg of their journey of a lifetime,
Fulfilling her life dream, 104-year-old Maria Marghani Mohammed has been welcomed at Jeddah airport after traveling from Indonesia for Hajj.
Every year hundreds of thousands of Muslims from around the world travel to the holy city of Makkah to perform the spiritual journey of Hajj.
Hospitals in Makkah and Medina have so far conducted 1,400 surgeries on pilgrims during the Hajj season this year, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj has announced on Friday. The Health Ministry said it has performed 147 heart bypass operations and seven open heart surgeries during the last month. The ministry stated that there have been …
[And proclaim to mankind the Hajj. They will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, they will come from every deep and distant mountain highway.] (Surah Al-Hajj 22: 27). About three million pilgrims responded to this proclamation, traveling to the sacred city of Makkah for the performance of Hajj. For many pilgrims, …
World’s largest folding umbrella will be installed at the Grand Mosque’s courtyards and roof next year to protect pilgrims from sun and heat.
The blessed days of Hajj are approaching, and Musli
Serving and caring for Muslims coming to hajj from across the world, women working in Tawafah are continuing their ancestors’ profession dating back more than eight centuries.
Saudi Arabia expects to receive around 2 million pilgrims for this Hajj season, including 1.7 million foreigners, Al Hayat local newspaper reported on Sunday.