TEHRAN:Iranians will not take part in this year's Mecca pilgrimage because of "obstacles" raised by Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati said Sunday.
RIYADH/TEHRAN: Saudi Arabia on Thursday denied blocking Iranian Hajj pilgrims after Tehran alleged "sabotage" by its regional rival.
RIYADH: The work on demolition of mataf (makeshift bridge facilitating circumambulation of Holy Kaaba) is likely to be completed by May 27, said the authorities.
LUCKNOW: A special court in India has sentenced 47 policemen to life in prison for killing a group of Sikh pilgrims in 1991 whom they had claimed were militants, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
KARACHI: The two flights of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has brought back stranded pilgrims from Jeddah this noon, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Foreign Office has stated that the stranded Pakistani pilgrims in Iran will return to the country within few days, ARY News reports.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousuf has said at least 205 Pakistani pilgrims died during Hajj this year for reasons including Mina stampede and crane collapse.
KARACHI: The lean days appear to be over for Mor Sahib, an 87-year-old crocodile venerated by Pakistan's tiny Sheedi community, as pilgrims once again flock to a shrine in Karachi that has been shunned for years amid fears of Taliban…
KARACHI: Saddened over not being able to locate their loved ones and hit by the apathy of the government, the relatives and family members of pilgrims disappeared during Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia made it to the Karachi Press Club on…
KARACHI: Over 150 Hajj pilgrims returned home as two flights landed at Karachi airport today, ARY News reported on Monday.