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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 »

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

Interior Ministry's spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki speaks during a press conference in Makkah on Friday. (SPA). Related Articles. Muslim pilgrims mark final Hajj rite with 'Stoning of Devil' · Hajj pilgrims return to Mina for 'Stoning of Devil ...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 »

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 »

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

The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with journalists at Mount Arafat, Saudi Arabia on Thursday. by Premium Times Aug 31, 2017. The number of Nigerian pilgrims who have ...and more »

Islam opposes extremist parties, says top Saudi cleric - The News International

ARAFAT: Sheikh Saad bin Nasser Al Shathri, who is a cleric and member of Council of Senior Scholars and an adviser to the Saudi Royal Court, delivered Khutba-e-Haj at Masjid-e-Nimra on the Arafat Day. The top Saudi cleric pleaded with the Muslim ...and more »

Saraki reveals those responsible for Nigeria's many problems - Daily Post Nigeria

The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, has said Nigeria is passing through a difficult phase of nation building, economic recession, rising insecurity and threat to its corporate existence as a nation due to actions of some citizens. In ...and more »

Despite recession, states, others spend over N136.5bn on Hajj - The Punch

At least N136.5bn has been spent on Hajj in 2017 by state governments and individuals despite the current recession in the country, Saturday PUNCH investigation has revealed. According to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, no fewer than 91,000 ...and more »

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

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 of many in their preparation for ...and more »