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Final preparations for the virtual Al-Ghadir International Quranic Conference

Final preparations for the virtual Al-Ghadir International Quranic Conference

As part of the ongoing preparations in various departments at Imam Ali Holy Shrine to celebrate the Greatest Eid, Eid al-Ghadir, the Holy Quran Center announced the completion of its preparations for holding the “Al-Ghadir International Quranic Conference “.The head…
Saudi Arabia announces the return of Umrah for pilgrims from abroad, starting from August 10

Saudi Arabia announces the return of Umrah for pilgrims from abroad, starting from August 10

Saudi Arabia announced the return of Umrah for pilgrims from outside the Kingdom, starting from the first day of Muharram, corresponding to August 10.A member of the National Committee for Hajj and Umrah, Hani Ali, said in a statement that…
Banner reading “Of whomsoever I am a master, Ali is his master” placed atop Imam Ali Holy Shrine for Eid al-Ghadir

Banner reading “Of whomsoever I am a master, Ali is his master” placed atop Imam Ali Holy Shrine for Eid al-Ghadir

Imam Ali Holy Shrine placed the special Eid al-Ghadir banner atop the Holy Shrine, as part of an annual tradition and in special ceremonies in order to welcome the Greatest Eid on the eighteenth of the month of Dhul-Hijjah.The banner,…
Large crowds of pilgrims celebrate the Day of Arafah in Karbala’s holy shrines

Large crowds of pilgrims celebrate the Day of Arafah in Karbala’s holy shrines

Large crowds of pilgrims celebrated the Day of Arafat at the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussein and his brother al-Abbas, peace be upon them, in the holy city of Karbala.The holy city was crowded with pilgrims from various Iraqi cities…
Saudi Arabia replaces the covering of the Kaaba at dawn on the day of Arafa

Saudi Arabia replaces the covering of the Kaaba at dawn on the day of Arafa

After the dawn prayer on Monday, the ninth of the month of Dhul Hijjah, the Saudi authorities replaced the covering of the Kaaba, also known as the Kiswa, as is their custom on this day every year.The old Kiswa is…
The arrival of the first batch of pilgrims to Mecca in preparation for performing Hajj

The arrival of the first batch of pilgrims to Mecca in preparation for performing Hajj

The Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Affairs in Saudi Arabia confirmed that it is receiving the first batch of pilgrims to perform the Hajj rituals, amid intensive precautionary measures.The Presidency published on its official Twitter account pictures showing the…
Mecca Grand Mosque Sees Growing Use of Robots in Serving Pilgrims

Mecca Grand Mosque Sees Growing Use of Robots in Serving Pilgrims

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has intensified the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the Grand Mosques in Mecca as it prepares to receive pilgrims for annual Hajj rites amid strict COVID-19 precautionary measures.The…
Crowds of pilgrims commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad, peace be upon him, in Kadhimiya

Crowds of pilgrims commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad, peace be upon him, in Kadhimiya

Crowds of Ahlulbayt lovers have commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad, peace be upon him. in the holy city of Kadhimiya, north of Baghdad.The holy city witnessed a large influx of pilgrims from different provinces towards the Holy…
Crowds of pilgrims arrive in Kadhimiya to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Jawad, peace be upon him

Crowds of pilgrims arrive in Kadhimiya to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Jawad, peace be upon him

Al-Kadhimiya Holy Shrine witnessed a massive influx of pilgrims, who came from various Iraqi provinces, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad, peace be upon him, while the Holy Shrine continues with its mourning programs to commemorate the…
Mourning ceremonies on the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Jawad, peace be upon him

Mourning ceremonies on the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Jawad, peace be upon him

Several cities in Iraq and the Arab countries witnessed the establishment of mourning ceremonies on the painful martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad, peace be upon him.The Iraqi provinces of Babylon, Kirkuk and Baghdad, commemorated the painful occasion and recalled…
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