Hajj Rituals



  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2017-07-03 13:28


    Iran concerned over safety of Hajj pilgrimage

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Iran’s senior MP Boroujerdi said Mon. that Iran has deep concerns over the safety of Iranian pilgrims during the upcoming Hajj following the recent political changes in Saudi Arabia.

  • Hajj 2017-04-19 15:43

    S Arabia accepts Iran's condition to ensure Hajj pilgrims' safety

    TEHRAN, Apr. 19 (MNA) – A member of the Iranian Parliament's Presiding Board Akbar Ranjbarzadeh said Saudi Arabia has accepted Iran’s demands to ensure the safety, dignity and health of Iranian Hajj pilgrims.

  •   2017/03/18

    By: Hossein Askari

    King Salman: relinquish guardianship of Islam’s holy sites

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Mecca and Medina, situated in west of Saudi Arabia, are Islam’s two holiest sites. The region is the birthplace of Islam and of the Prophet Mohammad.

  • hajj 2017-03-17 20:25

    Iranian pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals next year

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – The Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization announced on Friday that the Iranian pilgrims can travel to Saudi Arabia for annual Hajj pilgrimage in next Iranian year.

  • سیدرضا صالحی امیری 2017-03-01 15:19


    Pilgrimage impossible unless Saudis accept conditions

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Minister of Culture has said no hajj pilgrim will be sent to Saudi Arabia unless the kingdom agrees with conditions set by Iran.

  • سفر حجت الاسلام والمسلمین سید علی قاضی عسکر  نماینده ولی فقیه در امور حج و زیارت به شهرضا 2017-01-17 10:56

    Iran replies to Saudi Hajj invitation

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – The Islamic Republic of Iran has replied to Saudi Arabia’s Hajj invitation to inform the Saudi side of Iran’s conditions for sending pilgrims to this year’s Hajj rituals.

  • مراسم حج تمتع مکه کعبه 2017-01-10 11:52

    Iran mulls over S Arabia’s Hajj invite

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization has confirmed receiving Saudi invite for Hajj talks, voicing Islamic Republic’s readiness to prepare conditions for holding bilateral talks with Saudi Hajj officials.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-01-04 10:11

    FM spox:

    Iran to decide on Hajj if S Arabia sends invitation

    TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (MNA) – Bahram Ghasemi dismissed reports that Iran would not send pilgrims on Hajj pilgrimage this year, saying if proper conditions are met, the country will evaluate the situation and make decisions accordingly.

  • saudi arabia 2016-09-29 12:59

    Tehran slams Riyadh for spreading Wahhabism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – In an indication of the more tarnishing Tehran-Riyadh ties, the New York Times recently published an opinion piece by the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif declaring Wahhabism a “death cult” responsible for most of the Muslim world’s problems and blaming Saudi Arabia for spreading this “fanaticism.”

  • فاجعه منا 4 2016-09-27 16:40

    Firsthand witness says how 2015 Hajj turned tragic

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – There were hundreds but thousands of corpses piled up on top of each other in the sizzling, scorching heat of the Mina.

  • oil 2016/09/25

    By: M. H. Azari

    Winners and losers of cheap oil ahead of OPEC summit

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The upcoming meeting of OPEC ministers in Algeria in late September has given rise to a great deal of speculation on possible beneficiaries and losers of a freeze deal.

  • علی شمخانی 2016-09-23 21:30

    Suspicion high on Saudi hands in Mina tragedy

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani holds that Saudi way of dealing with aftermath raises the suspicion of their involvement in committing the crime.

  • mina 2016-09-20 18:38

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Mina stampede compensation, stepping stone toward mending ties

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iran and Saudi Arabia's damaged ties could have a chance to mend if the Saudi rulers addressed past injustice by paying compensations to families of victims of the Mina tragedy, and thus expedited the process of healing and reconciliation.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-09-19 17:17

    FM spokesman:

    PGCC accusations to deflect from Wahhabism links to terrorism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman said the repetitive and baseless allegations of the PGCC’s recent statement aims to deviate attentions from Wahhabism's links to terrorist acts in the past two decades.

  • سعید اوحدی 2016-09-16 15:38

    S Arabia negligent to rights of Mina martyrs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi said Saudis have not taken any steps to preserve rights of casualties and martyrs of Mina tragedy.

  • سعید اوحدی 2016-09-15 17:52

    Hajj chief: Saudis afraid of Mina truth commission

    TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Saeid Owhadi, the Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia fears the formation of Mina Tragedy Fact Finding Committee.

  • کعبه 2016-09-12 13:49

    Media speculations on Karbala hajj fatwa rejected

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Iran’s Interests Section in Egypt has rejected Arab media stories claiming a fatwa by Iran’s Leader that Iranians would observe hajj rituals in Karbala instead of Mecca.

  • علی لاریجانی 2016-09-12 12:46


    Intl. community should deal establishment of ‘Mina fact-finding Cmte.'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Mina message by Parliament speaker has called the international community to ‘follow their conscience’ in establishment of a fact-finding committee on Mina incident.

  • مراسم دعای عرفه در مرز شلمچه 2016-09-12 11:50

    Arafeh pray rituals held across Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – On 9th day of Zihajjeh month in Islamic calendar marking Hajj season, Arafeh pray was recited on Sunday afternoon in different cities across Iran.

  • کراپ‌شده - سید ابراهیم رئیسی 2016-09-11 17:56

    AQR custodian:

    House of Saud ‘extension of devil path in region’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi has said Saudi rulers has been the extension of the Party of the Devil the Quranic verse famously described.

  • ظریف تسلیت 2016-09-11 15:49

    Zarif’s Mina message highlights Saudi ‘capriciousness’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has ensured the nation despite Saudi incompetence and covert sabotage, rights of the victims of Mina incident of 2015 hajj rituals will be addressed with seriousness.

  • منا 2016/09/11

    By: Ali Rajabi

    5 reasons Iranians hate Saudi rulers

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Hajj 2016 is proceeding while Iranian pilgrims didn't attend one of the biggest Muslim ceremonies due to conflicts between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

  • haj-mahdi ghazli (2).JPG 2016-09-07 18:42

    By: Lachin Rezaian

    Al Saud's black history to exclude Iranians from divine duty of Hajj

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – Almost one year has now passed since the horrifying events in Mina which left thousands of pilgrims dead including many Iranians.

  • دیدار خانواده‌های شهدای منا، مسجدالحرام و حج سال ۶۶ بارهبر انقلاب 2016-09-07 12:30

    Leader receives families of Hajj martyrs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received families of Iranians martyred during Hajj rituals on the occasion of the first anniversary of Mina tragedy.

  • آملی لاریجانی 2016-09-05 21:51

    Amoli Larijani:

    Saudis incompetent to ‘protect hajj pilgrims’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Head of the Judiciary has said Saudi rulers have been corrupt and criminal who had failed to attend their inherent responsibilities of serving the pilgrims of the Holy Shrines.

  • Leader 2016/09/05

    By: Mohammad Pourgholami

    Leader calls Saudis ‘sons of accursed tree’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has issued a message on the occasion of Hajj rituals where he has used a Quranic term to describe the ruling Saudi family.

  • Leader 2016-09-05 12:04

    Leader’s Hajj message:

    'Faithless' Saudi rulers responsible for crimes in Muslim world

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has issued a message on the occasion of Hajj season and days for renouncing the unbelievers.

  • photo_2016-09-05_08-33-38.jpg 2016-09-05 08:51

    Leader’s message to Hajj to be released

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Ayatollah Khamenei’s message to Muslim pilgrims participating in this year’s Hajj ceremonies is to be released in few hours.

  • 02-br3 isna owhadi110.jpg 2016-08-18 08:45

    Saudis obstruction blocks Iranian pilgrims from Hajj

    TEHRAN, Aug. 18 (MNA) – Saeid Owhadi, the Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, blamed Saudis for not providing the security for Iranian pilgrims of Hajj rituals.

  • رئیس سازمان حج و زیارت 2016-07-10 12:10

    S Arabia to pay blood money for Mina martyrs after Hajj rituals

    TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (MNA) – Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi said Saudi officials promised to pay compensation to the families of Iranian victims of last year’s Mina tragedy.