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On Eid, Many Muslims Are Cash-Strapped, Thanks to Ruthless Travel Agents

Shamim Chowdhury | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK
Shamim Chowdhury

In short, any agent who is not registered and cannot provide anything in writing needs to be given a wide berth. Otherwise for many it could mean not just a ruined Eid, but also the trip of a lifetime.

Peace and Reconciliation - A Legacy of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Sajda Khan | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sajda Khan

The world mourns the loss of one the world's most revered statesman. Eulogies at his memorial service reminisce over his noble characteristics, wish him a peaceful repose and beckon humanity to embrace his legacy...

45-Stone Woman Winched By Crane To Complete Hajj

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

Hajj is the sacred journey that all Muslims are instructed to make before they die. And one 45-stone Egyptian woman was so determined to reach the...

LOOK: Hajj Pilgrims Circle The Kaaba In Mecca

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

Scores of Muslims circled the Kaaba in Saudi Arabia, a key part of the Hajj pilgrimage, on Tuesday. More than one million people are taking part i...

Hajj Pilgrims on Mount Arafat

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

Clad in white in the early morning sun, these extraordinary pictures capture moments of prayer, joy and rest as Muslim pilgrims climb Mount Arafat, ne...

Eid Al-Fitr 2013: Muslims Celebrate The End Of Ramadan (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of Ramadan are taking place across the world. Traditionally, the holy month of fasting ends with the sigh...

Why Are Muslims Being Told To Stay Away From Mecca?

PA | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK

Health officials have advised elderly Muslims not to take part in the annual pilgrimage to Mecca because of the new Sars-like virus. Pregnant women...

PICTURED: Toddler Zipped Into Body Bag Before Medics Realised He Had Survived The Crash That Killed His Family

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

The British toddler pulled from the wreckage of a car crash and sent to a morgue by mistake after emergency workers thought he had died, has been pict...

Twitter Will Damn Your Soul, Warns Saudi Religious Police Boss

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

The head of Saudi Arabia’s religious police has condemned Twitter and all those who use it. Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said a Saudi...

British Toddler Accidentally Sent To Morgue In Body Bag After Saudi Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

UPDATE Toddler Zipped Into Body Bag Before Medics Realised He Had Survived The Crash That Killed His Family Is Pictured A British toddler pulled fr...

Superstorm Sandy 'Caused By Iranian Secret Engineering With Help From The Brave Lions Of Syria'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

The Superstorm which battered America’s East Coast killing at least 50 people was allegedly caused by top-secret Iranian engineering, as championed ...

Eid Marked Across Muslim World (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

Friday marks the beginning of an important three-day holiday for Muslims across the world with millions across the world joining together to pray, wor...

Indian Woman Claims She Is World's Oldest Dwarf, Aged 113 (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

An Indian pensioner who says she is 113-years-old is staking a claim as the world's oldest dwarf. Zeenat Bi has Government pension records stating...

Stunning Eid Pictures Show Worshippers

Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

These stunning images show Muslim pilgrims inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws thr...

Channel 4 Receives 1,000 Complaints Over 'Reckless' Islam Documentary

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Thousands of viewers have complained to Channel 4 about a documentary on Islam, which suggested Mecca might not have been the real birthplace of the P...

Hajj Stoning Of Satan: Awe Inspiring Eid Al-Adha Pilgrimage Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Millions of Muslims flooded into the Saudi Arabian city of Mina for one of the most important Islamic rituals of the Eid al-Adha: the symbolic stoning...

Give the Saudis a Break

Ziad Abu-Saud | Posted 10.10.2011 | Home
Ziad Abu-Saud

Saudi Arabia gets a lot of stick from Muslims in general. Whether religious, social, or economic, one is never hard pressed to find criticisms from believers facing the Meccan direction. And although many criticisms have justified grounds, on the following issue, I would like to stand in Saudi's defence.