Hajj Rituals



  • دیدار مسئولان و دست‌اندرکاران حج با رهبر انقلاب 2017-10-03 15:28

    Hajj best opportunity to foil anti-Iran propaganda: Ayat. Khamenei

    TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said Hajj ritual is an insightful and effective propaganda to confront the dangerous fronts.

  • اللهیار ملکشاهی رئیس کمیسیون حقوقی و قضایی مجلس 2017-09-30 17:03

    Iranian MP:

    Saudis’ hand in Mina stampede needs intl. probe

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Head of parliamentary commission on judicial and legal Affairs has stressed the need for international probe into the complicity of Saudi Arabia in 2015 Mina stampede which crushed to death over 4000 pilgrims.

  • بازگشت حجاج ایرانی به کشور 2017-09-09 17:18

    By: Seyyed Saeid Reza Razavi

    Iranian Hajj pilgrims return home

    TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) – Iranian pilgrims of this year’s rituals of Hajj are returning to their homeland country in groups from the two airports of Saudi cities of Medina and Jeddah.

  • ورود نخستین مسافران حجاج اصفهانی به فرودگاه شهید بهشتی اصفهان‎ 2017-09-08 12:43

    By: Abbas Poustindouz

    1st group of Hajj pilgrims return home

    ISFAHAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) – The first group of Hajj pilgrims from the Iranian province of Isfahan returned to Iran after performing the rituals in Saudi Arabia. The pilgrims of the province were welcomed at Shahid Beheshti Airport.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-09-03 14:11

    FM spox.:

    Iran issues visa, flight permit for Saudi delegation

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry said visa and travel permits have been issued for the Saudi delegation which is expected to visit Iran following Hajj rituals.

  • ظریف 2017-09-02 20:14

    Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as 'baseless'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, describes the recent remarks of US ambassador to UN as improper and in contrast with what has been outlined in the JCPOA.

  • آیت الله امامی کاشانی 2017-09-01 13:35

    Hajj basically aims to promote Islamic awakening

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Ayatollah Emami Kashani said the philosophy of Hajj was awakening of the Islamic world urging heads of Islamic countries to observe interests of Muslims and alleviate their burdens.

  • مراسم دعای عرفه در همدان 2017-09-01 13:00

    By: Iman Hamikhah

    Arafeh rituals held in Hamadan

    HAMEDAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Iranians in Hamadan city said prayers and recitations on the occasion of the most important ritual of Hajj when Muslims gather at Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia where Prophet Muhammad made his last speech.

  • علی لاریجانی 2017-08-31 13:19

    Larijani felicitates Eid al-Adha to Muslim counterparts

    TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – Iran’s Parl. Speaker in messages to his Muslim counterparts on the occasion of Eid al-Adha called for constructive talks among parliaments of Islamic states as an effective way out of current regional crises.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-08-04 14:47

    Ghasemi dismisses Zarif’s plan of trip to S Arabia

    TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi rejected the conjectures made by the media that the Iranian FM Zarif would visit Saudi Arabia to observe the rituals of Hajj.

  • مدینه منوره 2017-08-04 13:51

    Foreign ministry delegation arrives in Medina

    TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – A consular delegation of Iran’s ministry of foreign affairs arrived in Saudi city of Medina at noon on Thursday.

  • مراسم بدرقه حجاج 2017-07-31 17:16

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Farewell ceremony of Hajj pilgrims

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – Farewell ceremony of Hajj pilgrims was held on Monday, in Imam Khomeini International Airport, in the presence of Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri. This is the first group of pilgrims flied for Hajj in Saudi Arabia since the kingdom ruptured diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic in 2016.

  • دیدار  مسئولان و دست‌اندرکاران حج با رهبرمعظم انقلاب 2017-07-30 15:30

    Hajj best venue for voicing stance on al-Aqsa

    TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said Hajj was the best place to express stance on al-Aqsa mosque and harmful presence of US in the region.

  • دیدار  مسئولان و دست‌اندرکاران حج با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2017-07-30 12:39

    Leader receives Hajj officials

    TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (MNA) – The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a group of Hajj officials and pilgrims on Sunday.

  • 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.