No incident has been reported so far during the ritual that caused a devastating stampede last year.
After spending the night in the massive valley of Mina, Hajj pilgrims headed to Mount Arafat on Sunday (11 September), some 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Mecca, for the pinnacle of the…
Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have had an unusually harsh exchange in the lead up to the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca.
After last year's devastating stampede, Iran and Saudi Arabia's top clerics quarrel over management of the pilgrimage