Over 5.8 Million Iranians Still Waiting for Umrah Pilgrimage

TEHRAN (IQNA) – While Saudi Arabia has resumed Umrah pilgrimage after a suspension over COVID-19 pandemic, Iranians who wish to make the spiritual journey are still waiting for a resumption of ties between Tehran and Riyadh.
Holy Mosques in Mecca, Medina to Host Pilgrims with Full Capacity
TEHRAN (IQNA) – As Saudi Arabia eases COVID-19 restrictions, the two holy mosques in Mecca and Medina will host pilgrims with full capacity as of Sunday.
09:23 , 2021 Oct 16
SAMTOA Announces Conditions for South African Umrah Travelers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The South African Muslim Travelers Association (SAMTOA) announced the new regulations and requirements for those willing to travel to Saudi Arabia for Umrah.
11:44 , 2021 Oct 16
Yemenis Start Celebrating Milad-un-Nabi
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Programs and ceremony marking Milad-un-Nabi – birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) – have started in different parts of Yemen.
15:53 , 2021 Oct 12
Mourning Rituals Planned at Jamkaran Mosque on Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Askari (AS)
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Jamkaran Mosque near Iran’s holy city of Qom will host a ceremonies to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hassan Askari (AS), the 11th Shia Imam.
16:50 , 2021 Oct 13
Zamzam Containers Return to Grand Mosque in Mecca
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Zamzam water containers are now available for visitors to the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
16:54 , 2021 Oct 12
Congregational Prayers to Resume at Imam Hussain (AS) Holy Shrine in Karbala
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussain (AS) holy mausoleum in Karbala, Iraq, announced that it will host congregational prayers again as of Tuesday.
09:36 , 2021 Oct 12
Prominent Syrian Hadith Expert Passes Away
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mohammad Ajaj al-Khatib, a renowned Syrian expert in the field of Hadith, died at the age of 89.
14:46 , 2021 Oct 12
Germany’s Cologne Govt Allows Friday Azan Over Loudspeakers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Municipal authorities in Germany allowed the call to prayer over loudspeakers for Friday prayers in Cologne, which has a large Muslim community.
09:03 , 2021 Oct 11
Hundreds of Mosques Added to Unified Adhan Project in Egypt
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf announced that hundreds of mosques have joined the project of unified Adhan in the country.
14:31 , 2021 Oct 10
Umrah, Prayer at Grand Mosque Permits Restricted for Fully Vaccinated Pilgrims  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that only fully vaccinated pilgrims with two doses will be allowed to apply for the permit for performing Umrah and prayer at the Grand Mosque in Mecca starting from today, Oct. 10.
16:08 , 2021 Oct 10
Famous Palestinian Muezzin, Ibtihal Reciter Dies
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A muezzin from the city of Nablus who was known all over Palestine died on Saturday.
09:53 , 2021 Oct 10
Iran Set Up 372 Moukebs to Serve Arbaeen Pilgrims, Official Says  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran set up 372 Moukebs in the country and in Iraq to serve pilgrims during the Arbaeen season, an official said.
11:35 , 2021 Oct 09