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Hajj: Saudi authorities reject queries over death toll

The Saudi authorities have denied suggestions that more than a thousand people died in the tragedy last week – and say the death toll stands at 769

The Saudi authorities have denied suggestions that more than a thousand people died in the tragedy last week – and say the death toll stands at 769

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Iran to take legal action against Saudi Arabia over Hajj deaths

Thousands of Iranian protesters took to the streets of towns and cities across the country to condemn the Saudi government over the deaths of

Thousands of Iranian protesters took to the streets of towns and cities across the country to condemn the Saudi government over the deaths of

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More than 700 pilgrims die in stampede at Hajj near Mecca

More than 700 dead and over 850 injured is the sickening death toll following a stampede near Mecca during the Hajj religious festival. Pilgrims were

More than 700 dead and over 850 injured is the sickening death toll following a stampede near Mecca during the Hajj religious festival. Pilgrims were

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More than 100 killed in Mecca crane collapse, say Saudi officials

The Saudi Civil Defence agency says severe rain contributed to the collapse of a crane which has killed more than 100 people in the Muslim holy city

The Saudi Civil Defence agency says severe rain contributed to the collapse of a crane which has killed more than 100 people in the Muslim holy city

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Over 80 dead and scores injured in Mecca crane crash

A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. Some 183 more have been injured

A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. Some 183 more have been injured

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Scores dead after crane collapses on Mecca's Grand Mosque

A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. At least 65 killed in crane

A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. At least 65 killed in crane

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Security top priority for Saudis for 2014 Haj

This year’s Haj is taking place with a backdrop of Ebola, which is preventing Muslim pilgrims from three African countries from traveling to Mecca

This year’s Haj is taking place with a backdrop of Ebola, which is preventing Muslim pilgrims from three African countries from traveling to Mecca

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Sacred selfie? Muslim cleric hits out over new Hajj trend at Mecca

It’s the narcissistic trend that has seemingly swept the world – the ‘selfie’. First it was celebrating movie stars at the Oscars, then the

It’s the narcissistic trend that has seemingly swept the world – the ‘selfie’. First it was celebrating movie stars at the Oscars, then the