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Ceremony to replace covering of Kaaba to take place during dawn prayer of 9th day of Dhu Al-Hijjah

JEDDAH (Rahnuma) The ceremony to replace the covering (Kiswa) of the holy Kaaba will take place during dawn prayer of…

Israeli police close all gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): Israeli police on Friday closed all the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City after an attempted knife…

Pilgrims crowd Grand Mosque to hear last Friday sermon before Hajj

MAKKAH (Rahnuma)  Pilgrims packed Makkah’s Grand Mosque to hear the Friday sermon ahead of the start of Hajj. They listened to…

800 journos in Saudi to cover Hajj pilgrimage: Minister

MECCA (Rahnuma) Saudi Arabia is currently hosting more than 800 foreign media personnel to cover this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, according to…

Library of Makkah Grand Mosque is ‘beacon of knowledge’

JEDDAH (Rahnuma):: The library of Makkah Grand Mosque, which is affiliated with the General Presidency for the Affairs of the…

Hajj is a joyful and moving experience for Taiwanese pilgrims

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): The first time Asiya Yu saw the Holy Kaaba, the black, cube-like structure at the center of Makkah’s…

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

GENEVA (Rahnuma): The Swiss city of Lausanne has blocked a Muslim couple’s bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal…

Saudi Arabia praised for services and facilities for Hajj pilgrims

MAKKAH (Rahnuma) King Salman received thanks from guests at Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Guests Program for welcoming and supporting pilgrims.…

Palestine stands with Turkey: Abbas

ANKARA (Rahnuma) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday expressed solidarity with Turkey during a phone call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.…

Rahnuma Exclusive: A9TV Statement on Adnan Oktar Allegations

“It says in Fatawa al-Lajnah al-Da’imah (22/76): It is not permissible for a Muslim to slander his brother, and it…
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