The Hajj News
Saudia Plane Isolated in Manila After False Distress Call
Philippine officials say a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane made a distress call shortly before landing at Manila's airport and was placed in isolation, but the flight crew later said the message was sent by mistake
AP PHOTOS: The Many Faces of the Female Faithful at the Hajj
AP PHOTOS: The annual hajj pilgrimage seen through the many faces of the female faithful
AP PHOTOS: Islamic Site Near Mecca Among Few Still Preserved
AP PHOTOS: Islamic site near Mecca among few still preserved with help from Pakistani workers
Annual Pilgrimage Begins in Saudi Arabia a Year After Deadly Stampede
Some two million Muslims from around the globe began the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. The five-day pilgrimage is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. Pilgrims are encircling Islam 's most sacred site, the cube-shaped Kabaa in the holy city of Mecca, amid
Muhammad Ali a champion for his faith until the end
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Muhammad Ali was many things during his life, but above all else he was a Muslim. This isn't my opinion. This was Ali's belief. "Everything I do now, I do to please Allah," he once said. "I conquered the world, and it didn't bring me happiness. The only true satisfaction comes
Inside the Immigration File of San Bernardino Shooter Tashfeen Malik
The San Bernardino shooters -- Tashfeen Malik and her husband Syed Farook -- emailed for several weeks before deciding to meet each other for the first time, according to Malik's immigration file, portions of which were released today by the House Judiciary Committee. The 21-page file reveals
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Praises Nuclear Deal in His UN Address
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was practically effusive today in his praise for the nuclear deal struck between Iran and Western nations this summer. He said the deal was created as a result of the "careful and clear diplomatic effort." He went on to call it "an international instrument," "a
The Pope's Address to the United Nations
Pope Francis becomes only the fourth pope to speak before the General Assembly.
Pope Francis Offers Prayers for Muslim Pilgrims Who Died During Hajj: 'I Unite Myself With You All'
As Pope Francis spoke at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York this evening, he offers prayers for the hundreds of Muslim pilgrims killed today during Hajj. "I would like to express two sentiments for my Muslim brothers and sisters," he said. "My sentiments of closeness in the face of tragedy.