By: Hossein Askari
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.
TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi, described Emirati FM’s claims of Yemenis attacking to Mecca as abuse of religious sanctities for petty political motives.
TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Saeid Owhadi, the Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, said that normalization of Iran-Saudi Arabia is only possible by the elimination of the Wahhabi ideology.
NEW YORK, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Upon landing in New York, President Rouhani issued a statement on the tragic death of pilgrims near Mecca.
TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Deputy FM for Consulate Affairs Ghashghavi said Iran has selected international lawyers to make sure the next hearings of the case on the sexual abuse of two teenage Iranian pilgrims by Saudi officers at Jeddah airport will not face any problems.
TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Iran's deputy FM has slammed the Saudis for their negligence in providing security for Hajj pilgrims.
TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) issued a statement following the crane crash in Mecca during Hajj pilgrimage.
TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – The number of Iranian pilgrims killed in a tower crane incident in the Saudi holy city Mecca, has reached to 11.
MECCA, Sep. 15 (MNA) – The footage shows the moment the crane collapsed in Mecca as storm hit the city and killed 107 people. The footage contains graphic scenes.
TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday expressed condolences over the tragic crane collapse in Mecca stressing that the incident was due to the Saudi government's negligence.
RIYADH, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz vowed to find out what caused a crane collapse that killed 107 people at Mecca’s Grand Mosque ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Republic has offered condolences for the victims of crane crash in Mecca during Hajj pilgrimage.
TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Iranian President in a message on Sat. deemed the Mecca crane collapse that killed 107 and injured 238 others reason of great pain and grief for the Islamic Ummah, stressing Iran’s readiness to send medical aid.
MECCA, Sep. 12 (MNA) – One Iranian pilgrim lost his life and 32 others suffered injuries in the deadly crane collapse occurred in Mecca Friday afternoon.