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On the plains of Arafat, pilgrims have just one wish: Unity - Al-Arabiya (blog)

Nothing prepared me for the sights of a million people congregating at Jabal Rahma on the day of Arafat. (Al Arabiya/ Ismaeel Naar). By Ismaeel Naar Al Arabiya English Thursday, 31 August 2017. Text size A A A. Nothing prepared me for the sights of a ...and more »

Grand Mufti stresses unity, brotherhood among Muslims - Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)

ARAFAT (Pajhwok): Saudi Grand Mufti Shaikh Saad Bin Nasir invited Muslims around the world info-icon to unity and said Islam was the religion of brotherhood and gave the message of peace and tranquility. The grand mufti urged the Muslim Ummah during ...and more »

Barbers of Mecca and why pilgrims shave their head as Hajj concludes - Al-Arabiya

Youssef Mohammed shaves the head of Pakistani pilgrim Mohammed Azghar. (Ismaeel Naar/Al Arabiya English). By Ismaeel Naar Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Friday, 1 September 2017. Text size A A A. The sun is searing at noon as pilgrims complete their ...and more »

Saudi Cleric on Arafat Day Speech: 'There is No Violence in Islam' - Morocco World News

Rabat – As more than two million Muslims worldwide gathered in Mecca this year to perform the Hajj pilgrimage, Sheikh Saad Al Shathri, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars and advisor to the Saudi Royal Court, delivered the Arafat Day speech for ...and more »

Saudi plans for Hajj rituals are hailed a success - Arab News

JEDDAH: Plans for nearly two million pilgrims to ascend Mount Arafat and its surroundings, stay the night in Muzdalifa and return to Mina valley to spend the post-Hajj days were declared a success on Friday. The security spokesman for the Interior ...and more »

Death Toll Of Nigerian Pilgrims In Hajj Rises To 7 - SaharaReporters.com

The number of Nigerian pilgrims who have died at the current Hajj exercise has risen from five to seven, officials have stated. The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with ...and more »

Hajj 2017: World Pilgrims Ready For Arafat Day - Africa Independent Television

0 Comments. 7 months ago / Religion. Over two million pilgrims all over the world have been moved to Minna about thirty kilometers from the holy city of Maccah in preparation for Arafat day. Prayers for Muslims and global peace dominated the intention ...and more »

CACOL reveals atrocities committed during pilgrimage - Daily Post Nigeria

The Executive Chairman of CACOL, Mr. Debo Adeniran, has revealed some of the atrocities being committed in the name of pilgrimage to Mecca and Jerusalem. Adeniran in a statement issued on Friday, described the state sponsorship of the yearly pilgrimage ...and more »

Hajj: Nigerian pilgrims' death toll hits 7 - Daily Post Nigeria

Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mukhtar has said two more Nigerian pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia, bringing the number of deaths to seven. Mukhtar made the disclosure in Saudi Arabia yesterday. “We have ...and more »

Islam prohibits terrorism, bloodshed: Mufti - The Nation

ARAFAT - As more than two million faithful gathered to perform Haj in Arafat on Thursday, Saudi Grand Mufti Shaikh Saad Bin Nasser invited Muslims around the world to unity and said Islam was the religion of brotherhood and gave the message of peace ...and more »