TEHRAN (IQNA) – A competition on the “most beautiful recitation of the Quran” is planned to be held in Saudi Arabia, a cultural official said.
News ID: 3467775 Publish Date : 2019/01/23
TEHRAN (IQNA) – In a ceremony held in Taif city of the Mecca province, southwest of Saudi Arabia, 250 memorizers of the Quran were honored for their achievement.
News ID: 3467493 Publish Date : 2018/12/18
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sign language, Braille Qurans and electric wheelchairs are some of the new features in Mecca and Medina to help pilgrims with disabilities to execute the religious rites of Hajj and Umrah.
News ID: 3467470 Publish Date : 2018/12/16
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony was held here in Tehran on Sunday to commemorate Iranian Hajj pilgrims who died in a tragic event in Mina, near Mecca, three years ago.
News ID: 3466816 Publish Date : 2018/09/24
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Abdullah Abdul Mateen Usmani, an Indian expatriate in Saudi Arabia, has recently been declared winner of the annual Quran recitation contest organized by Jamia Tahfiz-ul-Quran Mecca region.
News ID: 3466727 Publish Date : 2018/09/09
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony to replace the Holy Kaaba’s covering, known as the Kiswa, with a new one began in Mecca on Sunday, ahead of Eid al-Adha.
News ID: 3466566 Publish Date : 2018/08/20
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Iranian Hajj official said the country has given the names of Iranian victims of a 2015 crane collapse accident in Mecca to Saudi authorities and is waiting for them to take the required measures.
News ID: 3466526 Publish Date : 2018/08/11
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first group of Iranian Hajj pilgrims who have been in Medina for six days will become Muhrim at Shajarah Mosque and leave for Mecca on Monday, an official said.
News ID: 3466389 Publish Date : 2018/07/23
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A winch crane toppled over onto a construction area in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
News ID: 3465897 Publish Date : 2018/05/21
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Saudi government has banned pilgrims from taking photos and videos using any devices for any purpose at Islam's two holiest mosques.
News ID: 3464515 Publish Date : 2017/11/25
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court in Saudi Arabia acquitted the Binladin Group of responsibility for the deadly crane collapse in the holy city of Mecca back in 2015.
News ID: 3464067 Publish Date : 2017/10/03
TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than two million pilgrims participating in the Hajj this week began returning to Mecca on Sunday for final prayers as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims winds down.
News ID: 3463838 Publish Date : 2017/09/04
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual ceremony to change the Kiswa (covering of the holy Ka’aba) in Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia) was held on Thursday morning.
News ID: 3463799 Publish Date : 2017/08/31
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pilgrims attending the Hajj rituals in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday began moving toward Mina, five kilometers east of Mecca.
News ID: 3463796 Publish Date : 2017/08/30
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The number of pilgrims attending this year’s Hajj is nearly 410,000 more than that of those taking part in the rituals last year.
News ID: 3463782 Publish Date : 2017/08/29
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Every year hundreds of thousands of Muslims from around the world travel to the holy city of Mecca to perform Hajj.
News ID: 3463723 Publish Date : 2017/08/22
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia claimed that Qatar is stopping its planes from landing in Doha to take Hajj pilgrims to Mecca.
News ID: 3463703 Publish Date : 2017/08/21
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia’s Hajj security forces assigned to regulate the entry of pilgrims into Mecca and the holy sites, have turned away more than 95,000 people for failing to carry authorized Hajj permits.
News ID: 3463670 Publish Date : 2017/08/16
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An exhibition is underway in Tehran featuring photos of Jannat al-Baqi cemetery, Hajj rituals and historical sites in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.
News ID: 3463374 Publish Date : 2017/07/16
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi security forces said they have foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the alleged potential attacker before he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
News ID: 3463194 Publish Date : 2017/06/24