n the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba
for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship
President Bush in Reuters South Africa Like the many victims before him, General al-Hajj was a supporter of Lebanon's independence and an opponent of Syria's interference in Lebanon's internal affairs,Bush said.
Hassan Nasrallah in Forbes You have killed Hajj Imad outside the natural battlefield,Nasrallah said in remarks directed at Israel.
Barack Obama in AFP On behalf of the American people, we would like to extend our greetings during this Hajj season -- Eid Mubarak,Obama said, using a traditional Muslim greeting.