The pilgrimage occurs from the 8th to 12th day of Dhul Hijjah
, the 12th and last month of the Islamic calendar.
The opportunity of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah
is a rare opportunity to benefit from good and righteous deeds.
Mashair Railway will transport 500,000 pilgrims from Mina, passing by Muzdalifah, reaching to Arafat, in addition to 1 million pilgrims on the Tashreeq days," which are on the 11th, 12th and 13th of the Muslim month of Dhul Hijjah
The journey to the Haj' exhibition explains this special Islamic occasion when up to two million Muslims visit the Holy City of Mecca during the month of Dhul Hijjah
, the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar.
He said the plan involves six phases, starting from the Day of Tarwiyah, on Dhul Hijjah
8 or Sept.
Muscat, Sept 14 (ONA) The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs said that it was impossible to see the moon of Dhul Hijjah
on Sunday 29th Dhul Qi'dah 1436.
5/2014 Ratifying the security agreement among the GCC countries signed in Riyadh City on 28 Dhul Hijjah
1433 AH corresponding to November 13, 1012.
CAIRO, Oct 11 (KUNA) -- President of the Arab Parliament, Ahmad Al-Jarwan called on Friday on all parties in Syria for an immediate and permanent ceasefire to stop bloodshed during the first 10 days of the Islamic sacred month of Dhul Hijjah
, and advent of Eid Al-Adha.
Arafat, Dhu-AlHijjah 9, 1433, Oct 25, 2012, SPA -- Pilgrims settled in Arafat after they began arriving there this morning, Thursday, the ninth of Dhul Hijjah
The announcement came after the moon could not be sighted on Monday evening by Saudi authorities, meaning the first day of the Dhul Hijjah
month will be Wednesday (October 17).
26) was the last day of Dhul Hijjah
, and Sunday is the first of Muharram.
5 (BNA) -- As part of the annual rituals being held during the hajj season, the officials concerned at the general presidency of the two holy mosques covered the holy Kaaba with a new black silk, gold and silver curtain known as kiswa (cover) on Saturday, the 10th Dhul Hijjah
The holiest shrine in Islam will be adorned with the new cover on Arafat Day, Dhul Hijjah
9, marking the climax of Haj.
23 (ONA) The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs announced that the crescent of Muharram 1436 AH was not sighted on the evening of today 29th Dhul Hijjah
1435 AH corresponding to October 23rd 2014.
Muscat: The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs announced this evening the moon for the month of Muharram 1435 AH was not sighted, thus tomorrow (Monday) corresponding to November 4th, 2013 is the completing day of Dhul Hijjah
1434 AH and day after tomorrow (Tuesday) corresponding to November 5th, 2013 is the first of Muharram 1435 AH.