Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

An Iranian delegation will visit Saudi Arabia on February 23 to discuss the issue of Hajj with Saudi officials. The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s representative on Hajj Affairs Ali Qazi …

Karachay-Cherkessia to hold 3rd Quran-reading contest

Karachay-Cherkessia to hold 3rd Quran-reading contest

Karachay-Cherkessia will hold the third “Best reader of the Holy Quran” contest on November 20, organized by the Muslim Administration of Karachay-Cherkessia and supported by the government of the republic. This time …

Saudi Arabia and Iran continue information war

Saudi Arabia and Iran continue information war

The tensions intensified after accusations in Riyadh's involvement in the death of pilgrims in a stampede at the Hajj last year

Eid al-Adha celebrated in Moscow

Eid al-Adha celebrated in Moscow

Ravil Gaynutdin: "Nobody is allowed to sacrifice people's lives, even if there are motives and political purposes"

Gaynutdin: Hajj ends with no incidents this year

Gaynutdin: Hajj ends with no incidents this year

The pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has ended this year without any incidents, the chairman of the Russian Muftis Council, Ravil Gaynutdin, who carried out a service at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque marking the Eid al-Adha holiday, …

Nearly 2 million in Saudi for hajj

Nearly 2 million in Saudi for hajj

Close to two million pilgrims have converged on western Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj, Zee News reported.  Saudi Arabia took new measures aimed to prevent a recurrence of last year`s stampede which killed around …

Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Insults Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Insults Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

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Emergency plan for Hajj approved by Saudi Arabia

Emergency plan for Hajj approved by Saudi Arabia

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier, minister of interior and chairman of the Supreme Haj Committee, has approved the Civil Defense plan to cope with emergencies during Haj, the Director General of Civil Defense Lt. …

Moscow Cathedral Mosque to hold courses for pilgrims

Moscow Cathedral Mosque to hold courses for pilgrims

Today, training courses for pilgrims, traveling for Hajj in September, begin in the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, the press service of the Russian Muftis Council reported. "Over the past several years the Muftis Council of Russia sent …

Iranian pilgrims won#039t perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Iranian pilgrims won't perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakayin said that this year Muslim countries will refuse to send pilgrims to perform the Hajj in Mecca and Medina, or reduce the number of pilgrims until Saudi Arabia provides safety guarantees. …

Vitaly Naumkin: decision not to participate in Hajj is part of the political game between Tehran and Riyadh

Vitaly Naumkin: decision not to participate in Hajj is part of the political game between Tehran and Riyadh

The refusal of the Iranian authorities to organize the Hajj is due to fact that  Saudi Arabia cannot provode Iran's citizens with security guarantees. It is another step in the escalation of political confrontation between Riyadh and …

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia counterattacks Iranian Ministry of Culture

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia counterattacks Iranian Ministry of Culture

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Dzhubeyr, said today that Iran mixes religion with politics in the situation around the Hajj. "We have fulfilled all the requirements of Iran in …

Iranian pilgrims won#039t attend Hajj this year

Iranian pilgrims won't attend Hajj this year

This year, Iranian pilgrims won't be able to attend Hajj in Mecca,  Press TV channel wrote on its Twitter page. "Iran says it will not take part in this year's Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca because of …

Iran and Saudi Arabia fail to reach a deal on Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia fail to reach a deal on Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia have failed to reach a deal on Hajj during the second round of talks. As reported earlier Saudi Arabia has not agreed with Iran’s proposals to organize pilgrimage for the Iranians, which, in particular, dealt …

Iran stops Hajj due to Saudi #039sabotage#039

Iran stops Hajj due to Saudi 'sabotage'

Iran says it will not send pilgrims to Hajj this year because Saudi Arabia is refusing to cooperate on arrangements for Iranians to join the annual rituals in September, Press TV reports. “Conditions are not prepared for …

Iran denounces Riyadh for politicizing Hajj pilgrimage

Iran denounces Riyadh for politicizing Hajj pilgrimage

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari pointed to visa issuance to the Iranian pilgrims among Iran’s disputed issues with Saudi Arabia, Mehr news agency reports. …

Registration for pilgrimage to Mecca starts in Crimea

Registration for pilgrimage to Mecca starts in Crimea

The Spiritual Administration of Muslims (DUM) in Crimea has announced about the beginning of registration of everybody who wants to perform Hajj in Mecca.  According to Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Ruslan …

Saudi Arabia in Iran to be represented by Swiss embassy

Saudi Arabia in Iran to be represented by Swiss embassy

The Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Dzhubeyr, said that the Swiss embassy in Tehran will represent the interests of the kingdom in Iran. ‘’Switzerland will solve consular issues and represent the …

Ilyas Umakhanov: “Relations between Moscow and Baku can change only in a positive way”

Ilyas Umakhanov: “Relations between Moscow and Baku can change only in a positive way”

Tribuna’s guest is the Vice Speaker of the Upper Chamber of the Russian parliament

Iran sends DNA of people who died during Hajj to Saudi Arabia

Iran sends DNA of people who died during Hajj to Saudi Arabia

The Iranian authorities have sent DNA samples to Saudi Arabia to clarify the fates of 28 of its citizens who disappeared during the Hajj. It is known that the senior diplomat Ghazanfar Roknabadi is among them, Trend quoted the …

Mass media: heat could make Hajj to Mecca impossible

Mass media: heat could make Hajj to Mecca impossible

After 60 years hot weather is to establish in the Middle East, in the Gulf countries so people won;t be able to perform the Hajj without  outside special air-conditioned rooms.  In …

Only Chechnya and Ingushetia carried out a of Hajj, Ali Hasanov says

Only Chechnya and Ingushetia carried out quota of Hajj, Ali Hasanov says

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The Head of the Department for Cooperation with the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Russia of the Muftis Council, Ali Hasanov, summed up the results of the Russian muslims’ Hajj this year. The speaker said that because of the deteriorating …

Russian pilgrims fail to take up the Hajj a

Russian pilgrims fail to take up the Hajj quota

The dollar exchange rate didn’t allow everyone who wanted reconsider their lives in Mecca and Medina

464 pilgrims from Iran died in Mecca crush

464 pilgrims from Iran died in Mecca crush

464 pilgrims from Iran died in the crush in Mecca during the Hajj, the Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organisation said. "The number of Iranian pilgrims who died in the crush in the Mina Valley is 464 people. 14 Iranian pilgrims …

Pilgrim from Azerbaijan dies in Mecca hospital

Pilgrim from Azerbaijan dies in Mecca hospital

According to the press service of the Caucasian Muslims Office Rahim Dadashov, a citizen of Azerbaijan has died today in Mecca, where he was performing the Hajj. Three days ago ...

169 pilgrims from Iran died in Mecca crush

169 pilgrims from Iran died in Mecca crush

169 pilgrims from Iran died in the crush in Mecca during the Hajj, the Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organisation said. "The number of Iranian pilgrims who died in the crush in the Mina Valley is 169 people. 46 Iranian pilgrims …

155 pilgrims from Iran died in Mecca crush

155 pilgrims from Iran died in Mecca crush

According to the head of the Hajj in Iran Said Ohandi, the number of pilgrims from Iran, who died during the crush in Mecca at the time of the Hajj, is 155 …

Pilgrims leaving Saudi Arabia to receive 2 million copies of Koran

Pilgrims leaving Saudi Arabia to receive 2 million copies of Koran

According to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs of Saudi Arabia, those pilgrims, who leave the country after the Hajj this year will be given 2 million copies of the Koran. "The ministry will …

Tehran wants to participate in investigation of crush in Mecca

Tehran wants to participate in investigation of crush in Mecca

The Saudi authorities are obliged to report to Iran on the results of the investigation of the crush that took place the day before in the Mina Valley near Mecca, in which 717 people were killed and more than 800 ...

Iran declares mourning over Mecca victims

Iran declares mourning over Mecca victims

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared three days of national mourning following the deaths in Mecca of more than 700 Hajj pilgrims, including at least 90 Iranian nationals. “Offering condolences ...