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Hajj Pilgrimage Continues in Mecca as Muslims Observe Eid Al Adha Holiday (+Video)

Hajj Pilgrimage Continues in Mecca as Muslims Observe Eid Al Adha Holiday (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Muslim pilgrims took part in the symbolic ‘stoning of the devil’ at the Jamarat Bridge in Mina, near Makkah, which marks the final major rite of the Hajj. - World news - The Hajj pilgrimage continued in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Friday. Today marks the start of Eid Al Adha, the festival of sacrifice, amid severe restrictions due to the COVID-19...

Muslims Observing Hajj Pilgrimage (+Video)

Muslims Observing Hajj Pilgrimage (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Muslims began annual Hajj in Saudi Arabia but with only 10,000 allowed to take part compared to last year's 2.5 million due to coronavirus fears. - World news - Hajj - the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca - has begun, but under dramatically different circumstances due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Hajj is required for all Muslims who are physically or financially...

Saudi Arabia Suspends Entry for Umrah Pilgrimage amid Coronavirus Fears

Saudi Arabia Suspends Entry for Umrah Pilgrimage amid Coronavirus Fears

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia on Thursday suspended foreigners’ entry for the Umrah pilgrimage and tourism from countries where the new coronavirus has spread. - World news - The ministry of foreign affairs said in a statement that the suspensions were temporary but provided no timeframe for their expiry, Reuters reported. It was unclear if the Hajj pilgrimage, which is...

Pilgrimage to holy shrines is the starting point for purifying the self

Pilgrimage to holy shrines is the starting point for purifying the self

A source of emulation, based in Najaf, maintained that pilgrimage to the holy shrines is the starting point for purifying the self and society. According to the correspondent of Rasa News Agency in the holy city of Najaf, a group of Iraqi and foreign Shiites met Ayatollah Sheikh Bashir Najafi, a source of emulation. During the visit, Ayatollah Najafi stated,...