Hajj

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2013
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By Goodluck Ebele Jonathan I extend warm greetings and felicitations to you all as we celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir festival. I also congratulate all Nigerians who have been able to undertake the Hajj this year in fulfillment of their religious obligations. As they undergo the rites of the Hajj ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 7th, 2012
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Gaza, (Alresalah.ps)—Sudan vice president stated Sunday that sudan  will not stop supporting Palestinian resistance of  Hamas despite Israeli “aggression,”. Remarks of sudanise offcial came  less than two weeks after Israel bombed a plant in the Sudanese capital. A blast at Khartoum’...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 29th, 2012
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Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Friday defended its decision to turn back hundreds of Nigerian women who flew into the kingdom for the Haj, saying they had failed to abide by the rules for the annual pilgrimage. “The rules for the pilgrimage have been in force for several years and must be applied as they st...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 28th, 2012
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Abuja – One hundred million Nigerians, about 75% of the population, have IDs that are fake or partially wrong according to the director general of the National Registry Commission (NIMC), Chris Onyemenam. The lack of a modern identification system for citizens, he emphasized, “complicates...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 24th, 2012
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According to media reports, the action was taken after the female pilgrims failed to produce their mehram – the approved male companion accompanying her on her trip, usually a husband, father or brother. The authorities further threatened to deport the pilgrims to Nigeria. The nearly 400 women were o...
By benim
In Middle East
Nov 26th, 2010
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Security forces in Saudi Arabia have arrested 149 people alleged to be members of al Qaeda, the Saudi Interior Ministry said Friday. Gen. Mansour al-Turki, Interior Ministry spokesman, said the people were plotting to kill government officials, security forces, and media employees. “Their gener...
By benim
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Nov 15th, 2010
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The Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir has arrived in Mecca on Sunday to perform Haj during the annual season for the world’s largest religious gathering. Bashir left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday accompanied by several federal, state and legislative officials. The International Criminal Court (...