February 27, 2020 3:25 pm
The extraordinary decision by Saudi Arabia stops foreigners from reaching the holy city of Mecca and the Kaaba, the cube-shaped structure the world's 1.8 billion Muslims pray toward five times a day.
August 09, 2019 1:07 pm
The hajj this year comes at a time of heightened sectarian and political tensions in the Persian Gulf and as Muslim minorities in China, Myanmar, India, New Zealand and other countries face increased threats, even attacks.
September 10, 2015 12:58 pm
The Islamic State group is extending its reach in Saudi Arabia and has raised concerns it could threaten the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage later this month.
November 06, 2011 3:42 pm
Over 1.25 lakh Indians are among three mn Muslims from 183 countries,who are in Mecca to perform Hajj.
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