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Ka`bah Kiswa Raised as Hajj Season Kicks Off - About Islam

Ka`bah Kiswa Raised as Hajj Season Kicks Off

Indicating the start of the hajj season, Saudi officials raised ka`bah kiswa, garment, on Wednesday, August 9, as a precautionary measure to prevent people from damaging it during pilgrimage season.

Campaign Highlights Hajj Peaceful Message - About Islam

Campaign Highlights Hajj Peaceful Message

A new campaign to highlight the peaceful message of hajj was launched on Monday, August 6, in Saudi Arabia, as the holy lands prepare to welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims later this month.

12,000 Chinese Muslims Plan Hajj this Year - About Islam

12,000 Chinese Muslims Plan Hajj this Year

As hundreds started flocking to Makkah and Madinah to perform hajj this year, a total of 284 Chinese Muslim pilgrims from Southwest China’s Yunnan Province reportedly arrived at the Madinah Airport in a chartered flight on Sunday, as the first batch of about 12,000 planning hajj this year.

After 2016 Boycott, Iranians to Resume Hajj - About Islam

After 2016 Boycott, Iranians to Resume Hajj

Following a year full of tensions, Saudi Arabia announced Friday, March 17, that Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, after agreeing on security and logistics.

Pilgrims Conclude Hajj Peacefully - About Islam

Pilgrims Conclude Hajj Peacefully

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.

Hajj 2016 in Pictures - About Islam

Hajj 2016 in Pictures

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.



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