Prophet Muhammad

Five Things to Know About the Islamic Hijri New Year

Hijri New Year is not as well known or as widely celebrated as Eid al-Adha, which marks the culmination of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. But it is still a significant day for Islam's 1.8 billion adherents.

Why Do Muslims Stone the Devil During Hajj?

Muslim believers, clad in simple white garments, annually throw small stones from a three-storey high bridge at three walls repeatedly, symbolically attacking Satan.