More than two million Muslims began the annual haj pilgrimage at first light on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.
Around two million Muslims are in Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj that is a sacred duty for all followers of Islam to attend if possible
Over 1.4 million Muslims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
#Mosquemetoo launched on Twitter to denounce the sexual harassment of Muslim women during the Hajj pilgrimage is going viral.
Trouble-free "stoning of the Devil" takes place in Mina as Hajj reaches halfway stage in Mecca.
Saudi officials say almost two million pilgrims have arrived from abroad for the annual haj.
The Salwa border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia for pilgrims travelling to Mecca for the Hajj in the first sign of compromise in a long-running diplomatic stand-off.
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