US mission thanks King Salman for generous hospitality - Arab News

JEDDAH: On behalf of the US mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Americans visiting the Kingdom to perform the Hajj this year, Christopher Henzel, chargé d'affaires at the US Embassy, expressed gratitude to King Salman; Crown Prince Mohammed ...

Hajj 2017: 2 million Muslim pilgrims pray at plains of Arafat - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

About two million Muslim pilgrims from around the world converged on the plains of Arafat on Thursday to mark the climax of 2017 Hajj rite. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no fewer than 81, 000 Nigerian pilgrims are part of the gathering.

Muslim pilgrims descend on Muzdalifa, prepare for 'stoning of Satan' ritual - Arab News

Pilgrims walk on the way to Muzdalifah from the plains of Arafat on Thursday. (SPA). King Salman arrives in Mina on Thursday, August 31, 2017. (SPA photo). A woman carries her daughter as she joins a crowd walk on the way to Muzdalifah from Arafat on ...

What Is the Kaaba? A Brief Look at Islam's Holiest Site - Yahoo News

The faith of up to 1.8 billion people, roughly a quarter of the world's population, dictates each one of them pray five times a day in the direction of a small, cubic building in Saudi Arabia. This sacred structure situated in the center of Islam's ...

Eid-el-Kabir: Saraki seeks re-dedication to nation building - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called on Nigerians to re-dedicate themselves to the dreams and aspirations of building a strong, united, economically sound and politically stable country. Saraki in a statement by his Special ...

Muslim pilgrims in Muzdalifa prepare for haj's final stages - Reuters India

MUZDALIFA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Two million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on Thursday for a vigil to atone for their sins, then descended to Muzdalifa to prepare for the final stages of the annual haj pilgrimage. Pilgrims clad in white robes ...

Ogun Hajj Board Denies Death Of Pilgrims - CHANNELS TELEVISION

The Chairman, Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr Izhaq Yusuf, has denied media reports that some Ogun pilgrims currently performing hajj n Saudi Araba were among those confirmed dead in the holy land. According to him, no casualty has been ...

Saraki solicits prayers for Buhari and the country - Naija News

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday sympathized with the citizens of the country over what he described as a difficult phase of nation building,economic recession, rising insecurity and threat to corporate existence been experienced in the nation.

2 Million Pilgrims Arrive in Makkah to Perform Hajj - New Kerala

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, August 31, 2017 : With the annual Hajj pilgrimage having officially started, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the arrival of 2 million pilgrims to the Holy City of Makkah. Saudi Arabia shoulders the responsibility of ...