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Jan 11, 2017
Saudi Arabia rolls out 'biggest increase' in India's Haj quota, hikes it by 34,500Saudi Arabia had five years ago slashed Haj quotas for foreign pilgrims coming from each country by 20 per cent in view of safety of the devotees as they undertook expansion of Grand Mosque there
Sep 10, 2016
After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to MeccaLast 24 September, Mina was the scene of the worst disaster in hajj history, when the stampede occurred as pilgrims made their way to the Jamarat Bridge for a stoning ritual.
Sep 09, 2016
Protests break out in Tehran as Iran bans citizens from taking hajjThe head of Iran's Hajj Organisation blamed the Saudis for refusing to discuss security measures despite the stampede that killed thousands during last year's hajj.
Aug 11, 2016
Mecca crane collapse: Almost a year later, trial begins for 14 accused in Saudi ArabiaThe tragedy at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca killed at least 108 people and injured about 400.
Aug 10, 2016
Kashmir pilgrims begin their Hajj pilgrimageThe hajj pilgrimage, which is among the five pillars of Islam, attracts around three million Muslims worldwide each year.
Jul 04, 2016
Islamic State is demonising Muslims: Asaduddin Owaisi tells FirstpostIn an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi bristles at the Islamic State's attempt to demonise the entire Muslim community.
Jul 04, 2016
India's democratic ethos has kept young Muslims safe, but we must be careful of Islamic StateArray
Jun 22, 2016
NDA govt not strong against Hindu accused in blast cases, says Asaduddin OwaisiAIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi government is "not strong" against those accused in bomb blast cases who are Hindus.
May 07, 2016
Economic slowdown in the Gulf: Indian workers need not worry, not yetIndian and Pakistani workers in the Gulf have been holding regular protests and even burnt down a few company buses in Mecca.
Apr 04, 2016
Muslims living in harmony with other religious communities in India: Imam of Kaba Shrine in MeccaThe Imam of Kaba shrine in Mecca, who is on a visit to India, has condemned acts of terrorism around the world and said that Muslims in the country are living with love and harmony with other communities.