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Hajj 2020: Masked pilgrims throw sanitised pebbles at Satan

Only up to 10,000 Muslims are taking part in the Hajj after millions of international pilgrims were barred due to coronavirus restrictions

31 Jul 2020 2:50 PM

Coronavirus: Saudi asks Muslims to delay Haj plans

The kingdom’s Al Saud ruling family stakes its legitimacy in this oil-rich nation on overseeing and protecting the hajj sites

01 Apr 2020 1:52 PM

Anguished by bus crash near Mecca: PM Modi expresses grief on death of 35 foreigners

The passengers included individuals with Asian or Arabic nationalities, the spokesperson for Medina police indicated.

17 Oct 2019 12:50 PM

Mystic Mantra - Ka’bah: The gateway to Allah

A peaceful mindset is directly related to our behaviour and attitude and unfortunately not many people bother to check and control them.

26 Jun 2019 2:52 AM

Mystic Mantra — Adhan: The Muslim call to prayer

The words of the adhan succinctly embody the basic principles of Islam and its teachings.

29 Jan 2019 12:51 AM


Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

The five-day pilgrimage represents one of the five pillars of Islam and is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life.

19 Aug 2018 10:42 AM

Mystic Mantra: The last sermon of Prophet Muhammad

He explained that the period of ignorance had come to an end, and so had its practices, its rivalries, and its conflicts based on power and profit.

02 Dec 2017 4:34 AM

Mystic Mantra: Kaaba — House of God

Haj is seen as a chance to wipe clean past sins and start fresh.

20 Sep 2017 2:37 AM

Saudi Police says suicide bomber killed in foiled Mecca plot

The Interior Ministry said an attack on the mosque was being planned by three terrorist groups, two based in Mecca and a third in Jeddah.

24 Jun 2017 6:25 AM

Haj victims still await compensation

A total of 238 people were injured, including many Indians in the crane crash.

14 Feb 2017 1:52 AM