MOUNT ARAFAT: The annual Hajj pilgrimage reached its climax on Sunday when the Muslims from across the world swarmed a stoney hill in western Saudi Arabia to pray and recite from the holy Quran.
JERUSALEM: The fatal stabbing of two young Israelis further heightened tensions as Palestinians were set Tuesday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the death of iconic leader Yasser Arafat.
MAKKAH: Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdul Aziz on Friday urged the rulers of Muslim countries to demonstrate fear of Almighty Allah in their dealings.
MAKKAH: Millions of Hajj pilgrims after Fajar prayers are heading towards the ground of Arafat to listen the Hajj sermon and offer Zuhr and Asr prayers at tent city of Arafat. Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdul Aziz Shaikh will give Hajj sermon during Wuqoof-e-Arafat, ARY News reports.
As the controversies surround the death of former Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, the Palestinians mark nine years anniversary of Arafat’s death today. A Swiss report published this week said specimens from Arafat’s exhumed body contained unexpectedly high levels of the