Sunday, June 23, 2024

Topic: Hajj

Record-breaking heat claims over 1000 lives during Hajj

As temperatures soared to a sweltering 51.8°C in Mecca, the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage took a severe toll, with over 1000 deaths being reported from the holy city.

An unbroken covenant with God: what the Hajj means for Muslims

Ali Hammoud, Western Sydney University Millions of men, women and children have converged on Mecca this week for the Hajj pilgrimage. The Saudi government says...

“This year, we will witness largest Hajj pilgrimage in history,” say Hajj officials

“This year, we will witness the largest Hajj pilgrimage in history,” an official at the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said

Delhi govt’s notice creates anxiety, Haj Manzil residents become homeless once again

Haj Manzil located in the Turkman Gate has got 70-80 residents, who were footpath dwellers during the COVID pandemic. They consist of senior citizens, daily wagers and students.

Pilgrimage in a pandemic: lessons from Mecca on containing COVID-19

Ahmed Kalebi, University of Nairobi As a Muslim, at least once a year I go on pilgrimage to Mecca, Islam’s holiest city, located in Saudi...

Saudi Arabia will organise Hajj to Mecca this year

Saudi Arabia has said it will organise the pilgrimage to Mecca this year, but under special conditions to guard against the spread of the virus, state TV reported.