MAKKAH: Their backs hunched, elderly pilgrims lean on walking sticks as others in wheelchairs nudge their way into Makkah’s Grand Mosque where scores of people are encircling the holy Kaaba.
Scores of pilgrims from diverse backgrounds are preparing for the approaching journey of Haj this year from different parts of the world.
Moroccan pilgrim Abdul Muti Mohammed has come to the Kingdom to perform Haj with his family for the first time.
A prominent Indian Muslim leader has called upon pilgrims who have come for Haj this year to pray for global peace and stability during the annual event, the largest gathering witnessed by humanity
In this life people are usually aware of two kinds of journeys; those made to earn a livelihood and those undertaken for pleasure and sightseeing.
A glorious beauty unfolds before our very eyes each day.
Chadi had a Christian background, but was perturbed over the true meaning of life after death and he seemed quite unsure of Jesus (peace be upon him) being a god, as all his learning in Christian scho
Haj is one of the five pillars of Islam.
Yahiye Adam Gadahn was a son of butcher, who would oppose blind dogmatism and hence was quite in a shock to see his Christian fellows praying to Jesus (peace be upon him).
Life flies by in the blink of an eye. One moment you are in your 20s, the next you are in your 40s; then you are at death’s door.
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