One of the messages of Hajj is to fight racism. Everyone who performs Hajj must perform tawaf and sa'i. During tawaf, a pilgrim must also circle the tomb of Sayidah Hajar, which is attached to one part of the Kaaba. Then, he or she must perform sa'i, to run back and forth, from Safa to Marwah.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has called for the settlement of a number of issues related to the Palestinian crisis, including the determination of Palestine’s future system based on a referendum attended by all main residents of Palestine.
Hundreds of Palestinians have staged rallies in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip to protest President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to postpone parliamentary elections.
Israeli military forces have shot and injured a Palestinian man in the southern part of West Bank over an alleged stabbing attempt against the regime's soldiers, amid heightening tensions in the occupied territories.
The Israeli regime controls 36 areas in Area C of the occupied West Bank and is planning to convert them into settlements and military camps, a report said.
Israeli forces demolished a house and agricultural structures in Masafer Yatta, a Bedouin locality to the south of Hebron (al-Khalil) in the occupied West Bank.
Israel approved the construction of over 1,300 new settler units across the occupied West Bank.
Israeli forces arrested 22 Palestinians from different parts of the occupied West Bank, including 12 policemen, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club (PPS) reported.
The head of the political bureau of the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement Hamas rejected a $15 billions development aid offer aimed at disarming the group.
A group of Israeli settlers tried to burn down a mosque near the West Bank city of Ramallah by hurling firebombs inside that burned part of the structure.