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Iraq’s Land Borders Remain Closed to Iranian Pilgrims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iranian pilgrims willing to travel to Iraq to visit the country’s holy sites need to make the trip via air, an official said.
Issuing Online Entry Permits to Mecca Begins
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Receiving applications for issuing electronically entry permits to Mecca for some sections of expatriates, began ahead of Hajj.
14:52 , 2022 May 28
Mecca Entry Ban for Expats Comes into Force Ahead of Hajj
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia announced the start of an entry ban to the holy city of Mecca for expatriates without permits.
14:23 , 2022 May 27
Establishment of Union of Islamic Countries Possible: Official  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The secretary general of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) said establishing a union of Islamic countries is possible.
10:33 , 2022 May 27
New Islamic Civilization Possible Only through Muslim Unity  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) said the new Islamic civilization can be achieved only through Muslim unity.
13:14 , 2022 May 26
Iraq to Lift Visa Requirement for Iranian Arbaeen Pilgrims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An official with the Iranian Interior Ministry says that Iraq will remove the visa requirement for Arbaeen pilgrims from Iran.
09:10 , 2022 May 24
Nigerian Envoy Laud ‘Exemplary’ Museums of Imam Reza Shrine
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Nigerian Ambassador to Tehran Jacob Solomon lauded the museums of Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine as “exemplary throughout the Islamic world”.
14:59 , 2022 May 24
Dust Storms Affect Pilgrims’ Visits to Holy Shrines in Iraq’s Najaf, Karbala
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Recent dust storms have made it difficult for pilgrims to visit holy shrines in the Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala.
14:42 , 2022 May 24
Large Gathering Planned in Tehran to Mark Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Sadiq (AS)  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony is planned in Tehran on Friday to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Sadiq (AS).
15:34 , 2022 May 23
Iranian, Indian Mosques Officials Stress Strengthening Ties 
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Officials from two major mosques in Iran and India held talks in Qom, highlighting the need to cement bilateral relations.
13:00 , 2022 May 21
Over 800,000 Umrah Pilgrims, Visitors Benefit from Mecca Grand Mosque Program  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 800,000 Umrah pilgrims and visitors benefited from a program of answering questions at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
14:31 , 2022 May 22
Phone Kiosks for Female Worshippers Installed in Mecca Grand Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Special phone stations for female worshipers have been provided inside the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
15:59 , 2022 May 21
Daily Prayer Highest Form of Dhikr
TEHRAN (IQNA) – There are many verses in the Holy Quran that are related to Salah (daily prayer).
13:48 , 2022 May 21