Grand Imam of Al Azhar congratulates the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Saudi Crown Prince on the success of the Hajj season


His Eminence Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmad Al Tayeb congratulated Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, and the Kingdom’s people on the success of the Hajj season 1444 Hijri.

Sheikh Al Tayeb commended the great Saudi role played, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH the Crown Prince, to provide all services for the pilgrims who come from all over the world to perform this pillar of Islam.

The Grand Imam of Al Azhar prayed to Allah Almighty to protect the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and all other Muslim countries, and to bless them with security, safety, prosperity and stability.

The Sheikh of Al-Azhar expressed his appreciation for the efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve the guests of the Most Gracious and facilitate them, and the Kingdom’s keenness to provide all capabilities to perform Hajj rituals in an atmosphere of unity, ha
rmony and reassurance, calling on God Almighty to preserve the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and all Muslim countries, and to May we all continue to enjoy the blessings of security, safety, prosperity and stability.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

The government in Gaza: We demand the occupation’s release of 310 medical personnel

Gaza – Together – The government media office in the Gaza Strip called for an international investigation into the crimes of arrest and execution of Palestinian medical personnel by the occupation.

He said that the execution of the occupation doctor, Iyad Al-Rantisi, inside the prisons is a horrific crime.

The government media statement said, “We demand the occupation’s release of 310 medical personnel who are being subjected to torture.”

The government office held the occupation and the American administration responsible for the lives and safety of the medical teams.

Source: Maan News Agency

Israeli media: Hamas maintains two battalions for the post-war period

Bethlehem – Ma’an – The Israeli Kan channel claimed that the Hamas movement maintains two battalions in the military wing for the day after the war, and does not involve them in the fighting.

Earlier, Israeli Channel 12 said that Israel informed US envoy Amos Hockstein that the operations in Rafah were nearing an end.

She added that Israel informed the American envoy that the end of operations in Rafah would affect the region and the Lebanon front.

Source: Maan News Agency

Health in Gaza: 25 martyrs in 24 hours and 37,372 since the start of the war

Gaza – Ma’an – The Gaza Ministry of Health said on Tuesday that the Israeli occupation committed 3 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip during the last 24 hours, leaving 25 martyrs and 80 injured.

She pointed out that the toll of the Israeli aggression since October 7 rose to 37,372 martyrs and 85,452 injuries.

The Ministry of Health pointed out that there are still a number of victims under the rubble and on the roads, and ambulance and civil defense crews cannot reach them.

Israeli aircraft continued their bombing of various areas of the Gaza Strip on the 256th day of the war, which coincides with the third day of Eid al-Adha, leaving large numbers of martyrs and wounded.

Source: Maan News Agency

The government office in Gaza: The sector is rapidly heading toward famine

Gaza – Together – The government media office in Gaza said, “The Strip is rapidly heading toward famine, and the occupation and the American administration are preventing aid.”

The office called for immediate and urgent international intervention to stop this crime

He pointed out that 3,500 children are at risk of death due to malnutrition and lack of nutritional supplements and vaccinations.

Source: Maan News Agency

‘Birds of Charity’ carries out the 50th airdrop on Gaza on the first day of Eid

Abu Dhabi – Gaza – Together – The Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defense in the UAE announced the implementation of Operation ‘Birds of Charity,’ the 50th air drop of humanitarian and relief aid on the Gaza Strip in the Deir Al-Balah area, on the first day of Eid Al-Adha.

The drop included parcels containing relief materials on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, which contributes to meeting the needs of the brotherly Palestinian people on this occasion and alleviating their suffering.

The drop was carried out by a C17 aircraft belonging to the United Arab Emirates Air Force.

The drop operation took place over isolated and inaccessible areas in the Gaza Strip via a C17 aircraft carrying 38 tons of food and relief aid, bringing the total aid dropped since the launch of Operation ‘Birds of Goodness’ to 3,382 tons of food and relief aid.

Thus, the volume of relief aid sent by the UAE to the Gaza Strip by land through the Kerem Abu Salem crossing and by air through the ‘Birds of Charity’ operation excee
ds about 3,752 tons of aid.

Operation ‘Birds of Goodness’ comes within the framework of Operation ‘The Gallant Knight 3’ to support the brotherly Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

Source: Maan News Agency

Amendment to the operating hours of Karama Crossing

Jericho – Together – The General Administration of Crossings and Borders announced an amendment to the operating hours of the Karama Crossing during the coming days in order to facilitate the entry and reception of pilgrims returning to the Holy Land of God.

The crossing hours will be as follows:

* Wednesday 06/19/2024: The crossing operates as usual, and work for departure and entry for travelers ends at 05:00 pm, and entry for pilgrims only continues until 09:30 pm.

* Thursday 06/20/2024: The crossing operates as usual, and work ends for departure at 05:00 pm, entry for travelers at 02:00 pm, and entry for pilgrims only continues until 10:00 pm.

* Friday 06/21/2024: The crossing will be completely closed for departure and entry for travelers, and entry for pilgrims only works from 05:30 in the morning until 05:00 in the evening.

* Saturday 06/22/2024: The crossing will be completely closed for departure and entry for travelers, and entry for pilgrims only works from 08:00 am until 05:00 pm.

Source: M
aan News Agency

With full hearts…faithful pilgrims bid farewell after Hajj

News event by Abdulaziz Al-Hussaini and Abdullah Al-Muharab MAKKAH, June 18 (KUNA)– With full hearts, pilgrims bid their farewells to the holy sites after performing the final rites of Hajj.

The faithful pilgrims from circumambulating the Kaaba, standing on Mount Arafat, and performing the Al-Jamara stoning rituals, seek Allah’s refuge and submit to Him fully.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Two children were injured by occupation bullets in Salem, east of Nablus

Nablus – Ma’an – Two children were injured by Israeli occupation forces’ bullets, Tuesday evening, in the village of Salem, east of Nablus.

Local sources said that the occupation forces fired live bullets, rubber-coated metal bullets, and poison gas bombs towards citizens.

The spokesman for the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Ahmed Jibril, said that the society’s crews dealt with a foot injury to two children (15 years old).

Source: Maan News Agency