Saturday, January 28, 2023

Hajj

Saudi Arabia lifts Covid-related restrictions on Hajj pilgrims quota

There will be no limit on the number of pilgrims who can attend the Hajj in 2023, Saudi Arabia has announced, following three years of restrictions on the pilgrimage due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

3 Iranian Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Three Iranian hajj pilgrims have died while performing the major Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia.

Iranian Hajj pilgrims slam normalization of ties with Israel by some Arab states

Iranian Hajj pilgrims have condemned some Arab governments for normalizing ties with the Zionist regime during the “denunciation of the polytheists” ritual in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Iran’s Leader calls for Muslim unity in Hajj message

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in his annual message to Hajj pilgrims, has called on Muslims across the world to forge unity as a symbol of the spiritual pilgrimage.

Over 30,000 Iranian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

Iran’s Hajj headquarters in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, says 30,776 Iranian pilgrims have so far arrived in the country for the major annual pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia bars Yemenis from Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia has drawn harsh criticism for depriving pilgrims from neighboring Yemen of embarking on the Hajj pilgrimage for the eighth consecutive year.

Saudi Arabia refuses to accept pilgrims inoculated with Iranian Covid vaccines

Saudi Arabia is sticking to its guns about the rejection of Hajj pilgrims from Iran who got inoculated with Iranian-made Covid vaccines.

Iranian pilgrims start travelling to Saudi Arabia for Hajj

The first group of Iranian Hajj pilgrims has headed to Saudi Arabia to perform the Islamic rituals.

Iran to send consular delegation to Saudi Arabia during Hajj pilgrimage

The Iranian foreign ministry will reportedly send a delegation to the upcoming Hajj pilgrimage this year as part of its mission to protect Iranian nationals and their rights across the world.

Iran to resume Hajj flights, following two years of suspension

Iran Air will begin Hajj flights on June 12 to take Iranian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia after a two-year hiatus, an official with the airline announced.

Official: About 40,000 Iranians can perform Hajj this year

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi says about 40,000 Iranians can take part in this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia increases Hajj quota to 1mn pilgrims in 2022

Saudi Arabia has announced it will allow one million people – from both inside and outside the kingdom – to perform the Hajj this year compared with only a few thousand local pilgrims over the past two years.

US Presence in Region Causing Insecurity, Devastation: Iran Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says the Presence of the US in the West Asia region is detrimental to the regional nations.

Iran Officially Declares Cancellation of This Year’s Hajj Pilgrimage

The Iranian Leader’s Hajj Office and the country's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization have issued a joint statement following Saudi Arabia’s cancellation of Hajj pilgrimage for pilgrims of all countries, including Iran.

Saudi Arabia Dragging Feet on Hajj Issue: Iran

Iran has expressed its objection over Saudi Arabia’s “contradictory” behaviour and “foot-dragging” with regards to the Hajj issue.

Muslim People Perform Annual Hajj Pilgrimage in Millions

Millions of Muslims began the annual hajj Pilgrimage one of the world's largest religious gatherings, on Friday.

Hajj Great Opportunity to Combat ‘Deal of Century’: Iran Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Muslim people around the world, especially the Hajj pilgrims, to counter “Deal of the Century”, the US’ initiative for the Middle East.

Iranian Pilgrims ‘Treated Well’ Upon Arrival in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

The representative of the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution for hajj and pilgrimage affairs says the Iranian pilgrims arriving in Saudi Arabia for annual Hajj pilgrimage are treated well at the airports by Saudi officers.

Iran Leader Says Hajj Pilgrimage ‘Political-Religious’ Move

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has criticized those who believe the annual Hajj pilgrimage is not a political move.

Saudi Arabia Halts Umrah Visa Services

Saudi Arabia has reportedly suspended the visa program for Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrimage.

Iran to Resume Sending Pilgrims to Umrah If Saudi Accepts Conditions

The deputy head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said the dispatching of nationals to Saudi Arabia’s holy cities for performing the Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrimage will resume if the kingdom accepts the Islamic Republic’s conditions.

Iran, Saudi Arabia Sign Deal on Hajj 2019

The governments of Iran and Saudi Arabia have signed an agreement on the 2019 hajj annual pilgrimage, based on which the next year’s rituals will see over 86,000 Iranian pilgrims.

Hajj Pilgrimage Shows Power of Islamic Society: Iran Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the annual Hajj pilgrimage demonstrates the power of the Islamic Ummah and boosts contacts among Muslims.

Iran Says Successful Hajj to Pave Way for Tehran-Riyadh Dialogue

A representative of Iran’s Leader says this year’s successful hajj pilgrimage can pave the way for fence-mending talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, easing disputes between the two regional powers.

US Trying to Pit Muslims against Each Other, Iran Leader Warns

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States is trying to pit Islamic nations against each other, so that Muslim people are killed by fellow Muslims.

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