Saudi Arabia Announces Dress Code For Muslim Women Performing Umrah

MECCA (IQNA) – Muslim women who want to perform Umrah or lesser pilgrimage at the Grand Mosque in Mecca must follow a dress code set by Saudi authorities.
Over 400,000 Pilgrims Travel to Mashhad on Foot during Last Days of Safar
MASHHAD (IQNA) – During the last days of the lunar Hijri month of Safar (ended Saturday) more than 400,000 pilgrims traveled to the holy city of Mashhad on foot to take part in mourning rituals.
14:37 , 2023 Sep 17
Iraq’s Holy Sites Covered in Black on Anniversary of Holy Prophet’s Demise
BAGHDAD (IQNA) – Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims have travelled to holy cities in Iraq on the anniversary of the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) demise and Imam Hassan’s (AS) martyrdom.
14:30 , 2023 Sep 14
Arbaeen 2023: Mumbai Muslims Honor Imam Hussein's Sacrifice
NEW DELHI (IQNA) – Thousands of Muslims in Mumbai, India, joined the Arbaeen procession to pay tribute to Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions, despite rainy weather.
20:07 , 2023 Sep 08
Umrah Pilgrims Urged to Book for Trip via Nusuk Platform
MECCA (IQNA) – Muslims from abroad planning to perform Umrah or minor pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have been urged to book for the trip via a government platform that features facilities.
15:04 , 2023 Sep 12
1.3 Million Foreign Pilgrims Enter Iraq for Arbaeen So Far  
BAGHDAD (IQNA) – Iraq’s interior ministry said the number of pilgrims traveling to the country for the Arbeen rituals is close to 1.3 million.
16:28 , 2023 Aug 28
Number of Arbaeen Pilgrims Exceeds 22 Million
KARBALA (IQNA) – More than 22 million pilgrims have visited the holy city of Karbala in this year’s Arbaeen season so far.
15:19 , 2023 Sep 07
Guidelines Issued for Worshippers to Access Zamzam Water at Mecca, Medina Mosques
MECCA (IQNA) – A set of guidelines has been issued for worshippers pilgrims to observe while getting access to and drinking from the Zamzam water containers in the two holy mosques in Mecca and Medina.
14:57 , 2023 Sep 05
Number of Foreign Abaeen Pilgrims Arriving in Iraq Exceeds 3.4 Million
BAGHDAD (IQNA) – Iraq’s interior ministry said more than 3.4 million foreign pilgrims have entered the Arab country since the start of the Arbaeen season.
16:35 , 2023 Sep 03
Saudi Minister Reports Notable Rise in Number of Umrah Pilgrims
MECCA (IQNA) – A notable surge is seen in the number of Umrah pilgrims arriving from outside Saudi Arabia this year.
17:32 , 2023 Sep 02
Imam Hussein Holy Shrine Flags Raised in India Mosques
NEW DELHI (IQNA) – Flags of the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) were raised in a number of mosques and Husseiniyas (Shia religious centers) in India.
09:05 , 2023 Aug 31
No Luggage Allowed into Prophet’s Mosque in Medina
MEDINA (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia said pilgrims and worshippers are not allowed to take their luggage inside the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Medina.
07:06 , 2023 Aug 30