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Muslims and animal sacrifice during Eid

Perhaps the government should consider the ritual slaughter of animals be carried out in designated places.

Iran’s Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose US’ Israeli-Palestinian plan

Saudi officials have asked Muslims to focus on rituals of worship and warned against politicising the rite amid regional wars and heightened tensions.

200 hit by New Zealand massacre take part in haj pilgrimage

The survivors and relatives of victims were given a heroes' welcome as they arrived in Mecca.

Politics v pilgrimage: Some Muslims call for haj boycott

Muslims who abhor the political policies of Saudi Arabia start the Twitter hashtag #boycotthajj.

Egyptian artist paints murals on houses to celebrate haj

Each mural takes artist Eid Al Salwaawi between two and three hours.

Saudi Arabia bans travellers from Congo before haj over Ebola fears

The outbreak has killed over 1,700 people since it was declared nearly a year ago.

Worrying Raya conversations

My Hari Raya open house conversations revealed that conservatism and narrow-mindedness is still alive among some Malay Muslims.

Perform haj only if you can afford it, Mujahid tells pilgrims

The minister says reducing the subsidy will help the government reduce RM400 million in costs.

Mujahid unaware of fake vaccination forms used by haj pilgrims

He says it is a crime to falsify such forms and action will be taken against the travel agents and doctors involved if there is evidence.

Government hopes Saudis allow more Malaysian haj pilgrims

Mujahid Yusof Rawa says negotiations are ongoing.

Mahathir thanks Saudi Arabia for cordial treatment of haj pilgrims

He says Malaysia's official quota for the pilgrimage this year remains at 30,200 people, like last year.

Saudis have ‘no issue’ with closure of King Salman centre, says...

Mujahid Yusof Rawa says he was given a warm welcome during a recent visit to Saudi Arabia.

No haj sponsorship, special flight for Najib, says Mujahid

The minister dismisses claims that Saudi Arabia will be sponsoring Najib Razak's pilgrimage this year.

Repentant Muslims gather on Mount Arafat for haj climax

More than 2.3 million pilgrims, mostly from outside Saudi Arabia, have arrived for haj pilgrimage.

Why don’t you sponsor haj pilgrims, former Tabung Haji chief tells...

Baling MP Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim says it is for the courts to decide if the money to send the haj pilgrims is 'halal'.

1MDB haj programme to be discontinued

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa says there were also clear political elements in the programme.

Islam is beyond rituals, scholar tells forum on liberalism

Muslims pay more attention to form rather than substance, resulting in them failing to understand the Quranic message to humanity.

Air-cond tents for Malaysian pilgrims at Arafah

Malaysia is the first country with such facilities for muassasah pilgrims performing the wukuf.

We will not use stolen money to pay for haj, says...

The prime minister warns that because of this, many people may not be able to go for the pilgrimage.

Pakistan’s first transgender scouts compete to attend haj in Mecca

The Pakistan Boy Scouts Association, which accepted its first 40 trans members last week, says they are 'proud' to send them to the haj.

Indonesian Muslim youths slam Saudi Arabia for politicising haj pilgrimage

Muslim youth groups say Saudis using the pilgrimage to Mecca as a leverage to impose its policies on its neighbours and countries like Malaysia and Indonesia.

Airbus superjumbo finds new life on pilgrim trips

Malaysia Airlines Bhd CEO Izham Ismail says the planes will ultimately be used for the annual haj gathering.

Minister: Tabung Haji has given over RM1 bil in subsidies

Jamil Khir Baharom says haj subsidies are expected to reach RM400 million next year.

Zahid: Don’t politicise religious matters

The deputy prime minister has called on all quarters, despite their political differences, to use the political platform to strengthen Islam.