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If Saudi Arabia is forced to put the Hajj on hold, it will not be without precedent

JEDDAH (RAHNUMA) Will the Hajj, which draws millions of Muslims annually to Islam’s birthplace in Saudi Arabia, be suspended this…

Israel closes all places of worship amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jerusalem, March 25 (IANS) Israel has ordered closure of all synagogues, mosques and churches across the country amid the novel coronavirus…

Jordanian king waives rent of Waqf properties in Jerusalem

AMMAN (RAHNUMA) The Islamic Waqf department in Jerusalem issued a statement thanking King Abdullah of Jordan for the Jordanian Ministry…

What happened during Christchurch pilgrims’ moving Hajj journey

(RAHNUMA)  Months after the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, 200 survivors and relatives of the victims performed…

The rise and fall of the Islamic caliphate in history

(Rahnuma) According to the Sunni school, which rejects hereditary succession based on the Quranic laws of inheritance, the successors of Holy…

808th Urs Celebration Taking Place in Ajmer to Commemorate India’s Most Popular Muslim Saint – Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti

By Ahmed Khan, The Rahnuma Daily Editor-In-Chief (Online English) @editor_therahnuma, editor@therahnuma.com (RAHNUMA) The year 2020 marks the 808th anniversary of…

Check with your Umrah agents about refund, Saudi Hajj Ministry tells pilgrims

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): Umrah pilgrims who have paid the fees for pilgrimage visas and other services can request a refund, said…

Safeguarding the Two Holy Mosques is vital task for Saudi security forces, spokesman says

MAKKAH (Rahnuma): Maj. Gen. Bassam Attia, a spokesman for the Saudi security forces, on Tuesday highlighted the importance of national…

Palestinian President Abbas to address UN Security Council on peace plan

UNITED NATIONS (Rahnuma): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks…

Trump plan calls for Palestinian state, settlement freeze

WASHINGTON (Rahnuma): President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan Tuesday, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine…
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