Mina

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Hajj: Chronicling the journey

Every practicing Muslim wants to perform hajj – at least once in a lifetime since it’s obligatory. Those, who are eligible for performing this compulsory ritual of Islam, wait for a suitable opportunity to make this holy journey.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Bangladesh Hajj death toll now 43

Death toll of Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims from the Mina stampede goes up to 43, while 92 more are undergoing treatment.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Hajj stampede: Deaths of 26 Bangladeshis confirmed

At least 25 Bangladeshis are among 769 Hajj pilgrims killed in Makkah stampede, Hajj Agencies' Association of Bangladesh (Haab) confirms.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

11 Bangladeshis among Mina victims: Haab

The foreign ministry confirms the death of three Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims in Thursday’s Mina stampede that left at least 769 killed. Number of missing Bangladeshi pilgrims has yet to be ascertained, it adds.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

Indian volunteer loses life while saving others

Indian expatriate engineer dies in Thursday’s stampede in Mina while serving the pilgrims. Niyazul Haq Mansoori, from the northern Indian state of Jharkhand, came from Yanbu to join the 950-member volunteer team of India Fraternity Forum (IFF).

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

‘Violation of rules by Iranian pilgrims caused stampede’

Violation of the pilgrims’ grouping regulations by some 300 Iranian pilgrims resulted in the stampede in Mina which killed 769 Hajjis and injured 934, Asharq Al-Awsat daily reports.

September 26, 2015
September 26, 2015

Hajj stampede: 98 Bangladeshis missing

A total of 98 Bangladeshis are still missing after the stampede at Mecca during hajj that killed over 700 pilgrims.

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

Saudi blamed after hajj stampede kills 717

Blame shifted towards Saudi authorities on Friday after a stampede at the Hajj killed at least 717 people, in the worst tragedy to strike the annual Muslim pilgrimage in a quarter-century.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

History of tragedies at hajj pilgrimage

The deadly stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that killed at least 717 people is just the latest tragedy to strike the pilgrimage.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

President, PM condole death of Hajj pilgrims

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina send messages to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia expressing deep sorrow and shock at the loss of lives in a stampede at Mina during Hajj.