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Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Reassured on Hajj Security, Stresses the Need to Provide Best Services - Asharq Al-awsat English;

Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Reassured on Hajj Security, Stresses the Need to Provide Best Services - Asharq Al-awsat English

Asharq Al-awsat EnglishCustodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Reassured on Hajj Security, Stresses the Need to Provide Best ServicesAsharq Al-awsat EnglishMecca: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud directed on Monday all government and private sectors and bodies concerned with the services of pilgrims, stressing the importance of joint effort to provide the best services ...and more »

Religious Dictatorship: Hajj Has Become 'Devoid of Spirituality and Holiness' - Sputnik International;

Religious Dictatorship: Hajj Has Become 'Devoid of Spirituality and Holiness' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalReligious Dictatorship: Hajj Has Become 'Devoid of Spirituality and Holiness'Sputnik InternationalFollowing a number of tragedies connected to the Hajj, the guarantee of pilgrims' security and independence of the pilgrimage from political influence is now a critical issue. An Iranian expert told Sputnik how Iran is calling for a change in the way ...and more »

Pain lingers a year after hajj tragedy in Saudi - AsiaOne;

Pain lingers a year after hajj tragedy in Saudi - AsiaOne

AsiaOnePain lingers a year after hajj tragedy in SaudiAsiaOneRiyadh Mecca, Saudi Arabia - Despite being emotionally scarred by the death of two childhood friends during last year's hajj stampede, Muhammad Sani has still returned to Saudi Arabia for another pilgrimage. The Nigerian pharmacist, 46, says his faith ...and more »

Ali Khaminei Lashes out at Saudi Arabia for 'Poor Hajj Management' - Morocco World News;

Ali Khaminei Lashes out at Saudi Arabia for 'Poor Hajj Management' - Morocco World News

Morocco World NewsAli Khaminei Lashes out at Saudi Arabia for 'Poor Hajj Management'Morocco World NewsAli Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran released a statement on his official website today, Monday, September 5. In the statement, Khamenei called on the Muslim world to fundamentally reconsider the way in which the ritual of ...and more »

Nigeria: Hajj - Saudi Shortens Timing for Devil Stoning Ritual - AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Hajj - Saudi Shortens Timing for Devil Stoning RitualAllAfrica.comAs the high-point of the 2016 hajj draws nearer, the government of Saudi Arabia has shortened the timing for the symbolic stoning ritual that led to the deaths of over 2,300 pilgrims during last year's hajj. The authorities of the holy land will now ...and more »

At least 9 killed, 20 wounded in Baghdad bombing - Press TV;

At least 9 killed, 20 wounded in Baghdad bombing - Press TV

Press TVAt least 9 killed, 20 wounded in Baghdad bombingPress TVIran's Leader slams the Saudi rulers for poor handling of the Hajj, calling on Muslims to come up with a fundamental solution for managing the event. In Iraq, at least 9 people are killed and 20 others injured in a car bomb attack in central Baghdad ...and more »

Iran's Khamenei suggests Saudi Arabia should not control Hajj - ARY NEWS;

Iran's Khamenei suggests Saudi Arabia should not control Hajj - ARY NEWS

ARY NEWSIran's Khamenei suggests Saudi Arabia should not control HajjARY NEWS“Because of these (Saudi) rulers' oppressive behavior toward God's guests (pilgrims), the world of Islam must fundamentally reconsider the management of the two holy places and the issue of Hajj,” Khamenei said in a message carried by his Website and ...and more »

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei asks Muslims to rethink Saudi holy sites management - Financial Express;

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei asks Muslims to rethink Saudi holy sites management - Financial Express

Financial ExpressAyatollah Ali Khamenei asks Muslims to rethink Saudi holy sites managementFinancial ExpressIran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued an angry rebuke to "blasphemous" regional rival Saudi Arabia on Monday, calling on the Muslim world to question its management of Islam's holiest sites. By: AFP | Tehran | Published: September 5, 2016 ...and more »

Saudi Arabia Strives to Prevent Repeat of 2015 Stampede at Haj - The Wire;

Saudi Arabia Strives to Prevent Repeat of 2015 Stampede at Haj - The Wire

The WireSaudi Arabia Strives to Prevent Repeat of 2015 Stampede at HajThe WireMuslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray during their Umrah Mawlid al-Nabawi “Birthday of Prophet Mohammad” in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia January 21, 2016. Picture taken January 21, 2016. Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files. Riyadh: A year ...and more »

Leader's Hajj Message: Muslims Must Understand Blasphemous, Faithless Nature of Saudi Rulers - Tasnim News Agency (press release);

Leader's Hajj Message: Muslims Must Understand Blasphemous, Faithless Nature of Saudi Rulers - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

Tasnim News Agency (press release)Leader's Hajj Message: Muslims Must Understand Blasphemous, Faithless Nature of Saudi RulersTasnim News Agency (press release)TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Leader of the Islamic Revolution strongly slammed “murderous” Saudi rulers for refusing to allow an international probe into last year's deadly Mina crush, urging Muslims to “correctly understand their (Saudis') blasphemous ...and more »

To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitement - TODAYonline;

To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitement - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineTo Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitementTODAYonlineMembers of Iran's Revolutionary Guards march during a military parade to commemorate the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war in Tehran. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Share. Published: 7:40 PM, September 4, 2016. BEIRUT - A decision by a Kurdish ...and more »

Syrians on haj pray for peace; Damascus says Riyadh plays politics - Channel NewsAsia;

Syrians on haj pray for peace; Damascus says Riyadh plays politics - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaSyrians on haj pray for peace; Damascus says Riyadh plays politicsChannel NewsAsiaSyrians from territory held by opposing sides in the civil war prayed together for peace as they flew to Mecca for the haj, even as President Bashar al-Assad's government accused Saudi Arabia of politicizing the annual Muslim pilgrimage. Posted 09 Sep ...and more »

AP PHOTOS: Muslim pilgrims arrive at holy site ahead of hajj - The Herald;

AP PHOTOS: Muslim pilgrims arrive at holy site ahead of hajj - The Herald

The HeraldAP PHOTOS: Muslim pilgrims arrive at holy site ahead of hajjThe HeraldMuslim pilgrims have begun arriving at the holiest sites in Islam ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, with some weeping with their hands outstretched for a fleeting touch of the Kaaba. An elderly Indian woman leads her husband as they ...and more »

Muslims crowd Mecca ahead of hajj - News24;

Muslims crowd Mecca ahead of hajj - News24

News24Muslims crowd Mecca ahead of hajjNews24A woman touches the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, for blessing at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. (Nariman El-Mofty, AP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read Next.and more »

29 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia - PakistanHerald;

29 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia - PakistanHerald

PakistanHerald29 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi ArabiaPakistanHeraldISLAMABAD: A total of 29 intending pilgrims of Pakistan have so far died natural death in Saudi Arabia during Hajj 2016, Director General Hajj Sajid Yousfani said. Briefing Hajj Advisory Committee (HAC) in Makkah Mukarma, he said the contingent of 1635 ...and more »

More than 1.3 million Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia - DunyaNews Pakistan;

More than 1.3 million Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanMore than 1.3 million Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi ArabiaDunyaNews PakistanMAKKAH (Dunya News / AFP) – More than 1.3 million people from across the world have reached Saudi Arabia for Hajj. According to General Director of Saudi passport office, atleast 13,10,408 Hajj pilgrims have entered Saudi Arabia. Among the pilgrims, 12 ...and more »

Top Saudi cleric says Iran leaders 'not Muslims' as row over haj mounts - South China Morning Post;

Top Saudi cleric says Iran leaders 'not Muslims' as row over haj mounts - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostTop Saudi cleric says Iran leaders 'not Muslims' as row over haj mountsSouth China Morning PostA general view shows Muslim pilgrims circling the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca. Photo: AFP. Reuters. 0Share. PrintEmail. Saudi Arabia's top religious authority said Iran's leaders were not ...and more »

KSA-Iran: “They are not Muslims” but “Followers of Magus” Saudi's Mufti - Middle East Confidential;

KSA-Iran: “They are not Muslims” but “Followers of Magus” Saudi's Mufti - Middle East Confidential

Middle East ConfidentialKSA-Iran: “They are not Muslims” but “Followers of Magus” Saudi's MuftiMiddle East ConfidentialFollowing Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's damaging remarks against Saudi Arabia and calls for reviewing the management of the annual Hajj, Riyadh, through its Foreign Affairs Minister, responded by stating that Tehran is “politicizing ...and more »

Iran-Saudi war of words heats up ahead of Haj - Chandigarh Tribune;

Iran-Saudi war of words heats up ahead of Haj - Chandigarh Tribune

Chandigarh TribuneIran-Saudi war of words heats up ahead of HajChandigarh TribuneA general view shows Muslim pilgrims circling the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca. AFP photo. Tehran, September 7. A bitter war of words between Iran and Saudi Arabia intensified on Wednesday ...and more »

Top Saudi cleric says Iran leaders not Muslims as haj row mounts - Ynetnews;

Top Saudi cleric says Iran leaders not Muslims as haj row mounts - Ynetnews

YnetnewsTop Saudi cleric says Iran leaders not Muslims as haj row mountsYnetnewsOne of Saudi Arabia's Wahhabi religious leaders has said that members of the Shia sect of Islam - including many Iranians, Hezbollah, and the Assad family - are not Muslims following Iranian criticism of a 2015 hajj stampede which killed hundreds of ...and more »