Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) today

Eid al-Adha is celebrated today, July 9, 2022 (10th of the lunar month of Dhul-Hijja) by Muslims estimated at 1.7 billion across the globe.… Read More Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) today

Stranded Filipinos for Hajj begin flights to KSA

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL | Quezon City Stranded Filipino pilgrims for this year pilgrimage to Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have resumed taking their flights to the Kingdom after the problem on hajj visa has been resolved, according to the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF). NCMF Commissioner Yusoph Mando, newly designated… Read More Stranded Filipinos for Hajj begin flights to KSA

PRRD again names Pangarungan amirul hajj this year

By Ali G. Macabalang MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has named for the fourth time lawyer Saidamen Pangarungan as head of the Philippine Pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca), even as officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have announced having resumed regular hajj activities on a regulation fashion in deference to the continuing global COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More PRRD again names Pangarungan amirul hajj this year