Mecca to Install the World’s Largest Umbrellas for Pilgrims

Mecca to Install the World’s Largest Umbrellas for Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia can be really sunny, AKA really hot, and that’s no good. In an attempt to combat the heat, they’ve decided to install the world’s largest umbrellas — covering 53×53 meters — in Mecca’s Grand Mosque.     The umbrellas will be ready just in time to provide shade for next year’s pilgrims.   […]

VIDEO: Pilgrims from Indonesia Singing at Jeddah Airport Will Warm Your Heart

VIDEO: Pilgrims from Indonesia Singing at Jeddah Airport Will Warm Your Heart

  A beautiful and heartwarming video just emerged of Muslim pilgrims from Indonesia, chanting songs of love to Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) in Jeddah airport, and it will absolutely make your heart melt.     Hajj season starts this Wednesday 30th of August, and ends on Monday 4th of September.   Indonesia is the most populous Muslim […]

Is the UAE Banning Haj?

Is the UAE Banning Haj?

The UAE is reportedly not administering Haj permits to Muslim expatriates currently residing in the UAE, as stated by the UAE’s Ministry of Religious Affairs (Al Awqaf).     It is largely unclear why this ban is being placed but, according to Khaleeji Times, Umrah office officials have affirmed hearing that this policy is going […]

30 Beautiful Photos of Muslim Pilgrims During Hajj in Makkah

30 Beautiful Photos of Muslim Pilgrims During Hajj in Makkah

With Eid just around the corner, the pilgrim’s Hajj ritual is coming to an end just in time for Eid celebrations. And though we aren’t there to feel the intense spirituality, these photographs make us wish we were.                                   […]