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Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics

Saudi Arabia stakes its reputation on its guardianship of Islam's holiest sites and organizing a peaceful haj, which has been marred in the past by deadly stampedes, fires and riots.

By REUTERS
08/08/2019

COGAT prepares for thousands of Palestinians on Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca

“To the pilgrims, and to the entire Muslim world, we wish a blessed Hajj," COGAT's head, Maj.-Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun, said.

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Hajj pilgrimage in  Me

The Changing Faces of Eid Al-Adha

The ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ is celebrated by Muslims around the world with slowly evolving culinary and ritual traditions

By JINITZAIL HERNANDEZ/THE MEDIA LINE
21/08/2018
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the

Muslims at hajj blame Arab disunity for Jerusalem embassy move

The status of Jerusalem - home to sites holy to the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions - is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

By REUTERS
20/08/2018
A muslim pilgrim takes a video with his mobile phone while others circle the Kaaba and pray at the G

Repentant Muslims gather on Mount Arafat for Hajj climax

Some pilgrims carried bright umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as temperatures rose above 100 degrees.

By REUTERS
20/08/2018
A muslim pilgrim takes a video with his mobile phone while others circle the Kaaba and pray at the G

Muslim pilgrims flock to Mecca ahead of hajj

Every able-bodied Muslim who has the means should perform the hajj at least once in their lifetime under a quota system.

By REUTERS
19/08/2018

Saudi Arabia funds families of Palestinian 'martyrs' to make Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia is picking up the tab for Palestinians making the annual Muslim trip to Mecca.

By THE MEDIA LINE/DIMA ABUMARIA
31/08/2017
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