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Two million pilgrims converge on Mecca for the hajj
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More than 1.7 million Muslims gather for start of hajj

More than 1.7 million people from around the world have gathered in Mecca for the start of the annual hajj, a pilgrimage required of all Muslims once in a lifetime. At the start of hajj today, pilgrims began circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca and ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
Saudi Mecca hotel evacuated after fire Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Annual five-day hajj in Saudi Arabia comes to an end

The annual five-day Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia known as hajj is officially over. Khalid al-Faisal, governor of Mecca, announced today the formal end of the pilgrimage at a news conference in the holy city. Hajj draws people from around the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Annual five-day Hajj pilgrimage begins today in Saudi Arabia  News on Air1 month ago

Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border after surprise meeting

Saudi Arabia said today it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighbouring countries that led to both sides trading accusations of politicising the ritual. The decision came after Saudi ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Saudi Arabia's King orders Qatar border to reopen for hajj pilgrims  News on Air2 months ago Saudi king orders Qatar border be reopened to Hajj pilgrims  Business Standard2 months ago
Mathrubhumi

Hajj subsidy to be abolished gradually: Centre

Mumbai: The Centre would abolish the subsidy for Hajj pilgrims in accordance with a Supreme Court order, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Saturday. "A constitutional bench of the Supreme Court had, during the Congress regime in 2012, directed that the ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago Centre drafts proposal to abolish Hajj subsidy  Asia Net India1 week ago
Mathrubhumi

Saudi to allow Qatari pilgrims despite diplomatic row

Saudi Arabia will allow pilgrims from Qatar to visit the kingdom to perform Umrah or Hajj this year, despite a diplomatic row, media reports said.The only restriction on the Qatari pilgrims is they should travel to the kingdom aboard all flights other than ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Saudi Arabia to allow Qatari pilgrims for Hajj despite diplomatic row  Mathrubhumi2 months ago Iran pilgrims flock to Saudi in diplomatic icebreaker  Business Standard1 month ago
Mathrubhumi

1.4 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia before hajj

Riyadh : More than 1.4 million Muslims have so far arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj, authorities said today, with the annual pilgrimage marked by the return of Iranians after Tehrans boycott last year. More than two million people are expected to ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Saudi says Qatar blocks planes from transporting pilgrims

Qatar has blocked Saudi planes from transporting hajj pilgrims, after Riyadh reopened the border despite a major diplomatic crisis roiling the Gulf. Riyadh last week reopened its land border with Qatar and allocated seven flights of the Saudi national carrier ...
 News on Air2 months ago

Iran says hajj success opens way for talks with Saudi Arabia

"We thank Saudi Arabia... For adopting a new approach in dealing with Iranian pilgrims," said Ali Ghazi-Askar, the head of the hajj organisation in Tehran, according to the state broadcaster. Pic Courtesy: Reuters Tehran: Iran thanked Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ...
 Zee News1 month ago Gulf row stunts Qatar hajj numbers  Business Standard1 month ago Saudi Arabia allows direct flights to Qatari pilgrims for Hajj  Sify2 months ago Saudi-Arabia-allows-direct-flights-to-Qatari-pilgrims-for-Hajj  DNA2 months ago
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Saudi Arabia launches digital platforms to view Hajj

Saudi Arabia: The Ministry of Culture and Information (MOCI) of Saudi Arabia has launched two digital platforms in the lead-up to the Hajj, which will provide information and insights to the pilgrims in Makkah, worldwide audiences and the local and the ...
 Sify1 month ago Saudi Arabia expecting two million pilgrims for Hajj  Business Standard1 month ago Saudi Arabia says ready to welcome over two million pilgrims  Business Standard1 month ago
DNA

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as hajj enters final days

Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha festival on Friday, held during the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
 DNA1 month ago Gigi Hadid, Zayn Malik celebrate Eid al-Adha with their moms  Business Standard1 month ago
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