Monday 12 September 2016 10:23 CET
Muslim pilgrims start stone-throwing ritual amid tightened security
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims started on Monday a stone-throwing ritual as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage just outside Mecca, where hundreds were killed in a stampede at last year’s event.
Sunday 11 September 2016 16:32 CET
Muslim pilgrims pack Mount Arafat as Hajj reaches its climax
Nearly 2 million Muslims on Sunday packed Mount Arafat near the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia marking the peak of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Saturday 10 September 2016 11:26 CET
Muslims start Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia amid tightened security
The annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage started on Saturday in Saudi Arabia amid increased security measures
Friday 09 September 2016 14:11 CET
Over 1.3 million Muslims arrive in Saudi Arabia for Hajj pilgrimage
Around 1.32 million Muslims have arrived in Saudi Arabia from around the globe for the annual Hajj pilgrimage that starts on Saturday, a Saudi official said.
Thursday 08 September 2016 16:11 CET
Saudi minister slams Iran in escalating spat over Hajj
Iran does not want the Hajj to pass safely for the millions who take part, a Saudi minister said, in an escalating spat between the two regional rivals over the annual Muslim pilgrimage.
Wednesday 07 September 2016 13:17 CET
Iran's Rowhani calls on Muslims to "punish" Saudis over Hajj deaths
Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia should be punished for its role in a deadly stampede at last year's Hajj pilgrimage.