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U.S. Presence in Region Source of Insecurity, Devastation 30 Jul 2020

U.S. Presence in Region Source of Insecurity, Devastation

Supreme Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says the Presence of the US in the West Asia region is detrimental to the regional nations.

First Group of Hajj Pilgrims Arrive in Mecca amid Coronavirus Restrictions 27 Jul 2020

First Group of Hajj Pilgrims Arrive in Mecca amid Coronavirus Restrictions

The first group of pilgrims arrived at Jeddah International Airport to go to Mecca, coming from the different regions of Saudi Arabia amid strict precautions to prevent the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Just ‘thousands’ Could Hold Hajj due to Coronavirus Outbreak 24 Jun 2020

Just ‘thousands’ Could Hold Hajj due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Hajj pilgrimage, which usually draws up to 2.5 million Muslims from all over the world, will only see at the most a few thousand pilgrims next month due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia: Muslims better postpone Hajj plans over virus 02 Apr 2020

Saudi Arabia: Muslims better postpone Hajj plans over virus

A senior Saudi Arabia official urged more than one million Muslims intending to perform the Hajj to delay making plans this year.

Leader Calls on Muslims to Counter “Deal of Century” 11 Aug 2019

Leader Calls on Muslims to Counter “Deal of Century”

TEHRAN – Supreme Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has called on Muslim people around the world, especially the Hajj pilgrims, to counter “Deal of the Century”, the US’ initiative for the Middle East.

Saudis snub proposal on abandoning Hajj monopoly 30 Jul 2019

Saudis snub proposal on abandoning Hajj monopoly

Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques has rejected any proposal on handling the Hajj pilgrimage affairs through an international body, claiming that such proposals are aimed at the "politicization of Hajj".

First group of Iranian Hajj pilgrims depart for Saudi Arabia 08 Jul 2019

First group of Iranian Hajj pilgrims depart for Saudi Arabia

The first groups of Hajj pilgrims left Iran for Madinah Airport in Saudi Arabia, from nine airports throughout the country, on Monday morning.

Leader to receive Hajj officials today 03 Jul 2019

Leader to receive Hajj officials today

The Leader of Islamic Revolution will receive the Iranian organizers of this year’s Hajj in Tehran on Wednesday.

Leader highlights political aspects of Hajj 02 Oct 2018

Leader highlights political aspects of Hajj

 The Leader of the Islamic revolution in a Monday meeting with Hajj officials highlighted the political aspects of the Muslim pilgrimage, stressing that “Islamic truths and objectives” should be emphasized during the annual ritual. “The Abrahamic Hajj, that is, the post-Islamic Revolution Hajj, is different from the Hajj before, and the Hajj of the countries […]

Official promises ‘safe Hajj rituals’ for Iranian pilgrims this year 03 Jun 2018

Official promises ‘safe Hajj rituals’ for Iranian pilgrims this year

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organizations Hamid Mohammadi underlined the need for holding of a safe Hajj this year, compared to the previous years. “Last year, security was among the most important concerns of pilgrims; fortunately, the ceremony was safer than it was some years ago,” he said. “Security of pilgrims during Hajj rituals […]