Mina tragedy

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  • Four years ago, in September 2015, the sweetness of Eid al-Adha (Eid Qurban) was turned into bitterness for Muslims all around the world, especially in Iran. 2019-08-14 11:35

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    A blood money that is beyond calculation

    TEHRAN - Four years ago, in September 2015, the sweetness of Eid al-Adha (Eid Qurban) was turned into bitterness for Muslims all around the world, especially in Iran. The news was shocking, more than three thousand Muslims had died or got injured over the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mina, Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

  • Riyadh failed to fulfil promise regarding Mina incident: Qazi Askar 2019-05-05 20:03

    Riyadh failed to fulfil promise regarding Mina incident: Qazi Askar

    TEHRAN – Ali Qazi Askar, the Leader’s former representative for Hajj affairs, says Tehran has recently sent a letter to Riyadh to remind the Saudi kingdom of its promise to pay damages to the families of victims of the tragic Mina incident.

  • Riyadh investigating cases of Iranian hajj victims 2018-09-25 00:08

    Riyadh investigating cases of Iranian hajj victims

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia is taking legal action on the cases of Iranian pilgrims who were killed in Al-Haram Mosque as well as in a hajj stampede in September 2015 in the city of Mina, the Leader’s representative for hajj affairs has said.