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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 […]

VP: Indonesian Pilgrims Can Visit Iran on Their Way to Hajj 29 Nov 2017

VP: Indonesian Pilgrims Can Visit Iran on Their Way to Hajj

TEHRAN  – Indonesians traveling to Saudi Arabia for Hajj pilgrimage could enjoy having a layover in Iran’s cities, such as Shiraz, an Iranian vice president said.  In a meeting with Indonesia’s ambassador to Tehran, Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) Ali Asghar Mounesan said the country is ready to host Indonesian […]

Leader: Hajj Best Opportunity to Foil Enemies’ Propaganda against Iran 03 Oct 2017

Leader: Hajj Best Opportunity to Foil Enemies’ Propaganda against Iran

TEHRAN  – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei warned of a major propaganda campaign launched against Iran by its enemies, saying the Hajj season provides the best opportunity to counter the campaign through boosting ties with Muslim nations. Speaking at a Tuesday meeting with the senior officials in charge of dispatching Iranian […]

Iran’s Expectations Fulfilled in Hajj 16 Sep 2017

Iran’s Expectations Fulfilled in Hajj

TEHRAN – An Iranian official expressed satisfaction with the “dignified” presence of the country’s nationals in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, hoping that Iranians would have the chance to attend the Umrah (minor) Hajj as well. Iranian pilgrims could fortunately participate in this year’s Hajj in a dignified manner, Seyed Ali Qazi-Askar, representative […]

Iranian Adviser Raps Saudi Irresponsibility in Mina Tragedy 13 Sep 2017

Iranian Adviser Raps Saudi Irresponsibility in Mina Tragedy

TEHRAN – A senior adviser to Iran’s parliament speaker censured Saudi Arabia for its poor handling of the tragic case of deaths of thousands of Hajj pilgrims in Mina in September 2015, saying the kingdom continues to behave irresponsibly two years after the incident. In an interview with Tasnim, Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Saudi Arabia […]

Iran Very Likely to Resume Umrah Hajj 03 Sep 2017

Iran Very Likely to Resume Umrah Hajj

TEHRAN  – The chairman of the Iranian parliament’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Faction said it is very likely that the country will resume dispatching nationals to Saudi Arabia’s holy cities for performing the Umrah (minor) Hajj pilgrimage. Hojatoleslam Ahad Azadikhah underlined that sending Iranians to Saudi Arabia for performing the Umrah hinges on the proper holding […]