Dar al Iftaa permits pilgrims not to stay overnight at Muzdalifa
Egypt's Dar al-Ifta (House of Fatwa) permits pilgrims not to stay overnight at Muzdalifa. This is the established opinion for fatwa during our times when the volume of pilgrims has greatly increased.
The fatwa states that the majority of scholars, who maintain the obligation of staying overnight at Muzdalifa, waive this obligation when there is an excuse; protecting lives from imminent or possible danger is an example of such an excuse. Therefore, the dense crowds and build-up of human traffic which characterize present day hajj, is a legal excuse for not staying overnight at Muzdalifa according to those scholars who obligate it.