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Eid al-Adha celebrated around the world

Muslims around the world celebrate one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar on Monday (September 12): Eid al-Adha.

Muslims around the world celebrate one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar on Monday (September 12): Eid al-Adha.

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Two million Muslims take part in Hajj pilgrimage

Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

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Iranians protest against Saudi rulers as Hajj gets underway

Thousands of Iranians have protested in Tehran against Saudi Arabia’s ruling family, shouting “death to Al Saud the traitors” as the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Saudi city of Mecca gets…

Thousands of Iranians have protested in Tehran against Saudi Arabia’s ruling family, shouting “death to Al Saud the traitors” as the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Saudi city of Mecca gets…

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Iran and Saudi Arabia in pilgrimage row

Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have had an unusually harsh exchange in the lead up to the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca.

Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have had an unusually harsh exchange in the lead up to the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca.

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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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Two million Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat

Muslim pilgrims from around the world headed to Mount Arafat on Friday as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Saudi authorities said there are 1.4

Muslim pilgrims from around the world headed to Mount Arafat on Friday as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Saudi authorities said there are 1.4

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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

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Hajj spells 'business boom' for Mecca

Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj. The focus is Mecca

Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj. The focus is Mecca

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Hajj: 'stoning of the devil' ritual takes place near Mecca

Thousands of Muslims observing the hajj hurled pebbles at three pillars, believed to represent the devil, in Mina, east of Mecca. It is part of the

Thousands of Muslims observing the hajj hurled pebbles at three pillars, believed to represent the devil, in Mina, east of Mecca. It is part of the

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha holiday

Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to

Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to

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Muslims converge for annual Hajj pilgrimage

Muslims from across the world converged on the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca on the first day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Around two million people

Muslims from across the world converged on the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca on the first day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Around two million people

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Muslim faithful gather at Arafat for Haj

Pilgrims from around the world have been arriving at Mount Arafat near the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca for the Day of Arafat, part of the annual Haj

Pilgrims from around the world have been arriving at Mount Arafat near the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca for the Day of Arafat, part of the annual Haj

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Security tight as Haj pilgrimage begins

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have stepped up security for the annual Haj pilgrimage, which begins today. Officials are worried about possible

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have stepped up security for the annual Haj pilgrimage, which begins today. Officials are worried about possible

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Muslims pray for peace

Millions of people have arrived in Mecca for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage to the site. Haj is a religious duty for all Muslims, both Sunni and

Millions of people have arrived in Mecca for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage to the site. Haj is a religious duty for all Muslims, both Sunni and

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Hajj draws to a close as Eid al-Adha begins

Around three million Muslim pilgrims are in Saudi Arabia on the penultimate day of the Hajj festival. They symbolically stoned Satan in a valley near

Around three million Muslim pilgrims are in Saudi Arabia on the penultimate day of the Hajj festival. They symbolically stoned Satan in a valley near

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Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Millions of Muslims from around the world were in the holy city of Mecca for the first day of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that every Muslim is

Millions of Muslims from around the world were in the holy city of Mecca for the first day of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that every Muslim is

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Millions flock to Mecca for Hajj

Around two million Muslim pilgrims are in Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj – one of the five pillars of Islam. By walking en masse seven

Around two million Muslim pilgrims are in Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj – one of the five pillars of Islam. By walking en masse seven