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Umar bin Abdulaziz’s tomb desecrated in Syria’s Idlib

(RAHNUMA): Iran-backed militias have reportedly raided a shrine in Syria believed to be where Umayyad ruler Umar bin Abdulaziz is…

Prominent Muslim clerics advise no hugs, no handshakes this Eid

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prominent Muslim clerics on Saturday advised the community members not to hug each other and shake…

Virtual reality experience takes Muslims inside Makkah’s Grand Mosque during Ramadan

LOS ANGELES (RAHNUMA): With coronavirus shutdowns continuing throughout Ramadan, Makkah will only be allowing clerics to attend the nightly Taraweeh…

Self-sanitization gates installed at Makkah’s Grand Mosque

MAKKAH (RAHNUMA): The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques inaugurated on Thursday advanced self-sanitization gates at…

Palestinian laborers back working in Israel as virus slows

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): Thousands of Palestinians from the West Bank entered Israel to work on Sunday after weeks of absence over…

Ozone technology used to sterilize holy sites in Makkah during COVID-19 outbreak

MAKKAH (RAHNUMA): The General Presidency for the Affairs of Two Holy Mosques has announced that it is using ozone technology…

Thousands demonstrate against Israeli coalition deal

TEL AVIV, Israel (RAHNUMA): Several thousand Israelis on Saturday demonstrated against a unity government deal reached last week that leaves…

Key Saudi Islamic body recommends home prayers during Ramzan

Riyadh, April 20 (IANS) Saudi Arabias top Islamic authority has called on all Muslims around the world to perform prayers at…

Practice physical distancing even during Ramadan: WHO

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As the holy month of Ramadan this year falls between late April and late May amid…

Ramadan prayers banned at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque due to virus

JERUSALEM (RAHNUMA) Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound will be closed to Muslim worshippers throughout the holy fasting month of Ramadan due to…
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