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Images of empty space surrounding the Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque
To limit coronavirus contagion during religious gatherings, Saudi Arabia emptied Islam's holiest site in Mecca to sterilise it
Watch: Over 2 million pilgrims gather in Mecca for Hajj
The pilgrimage is one of the five pillars of Islam and all able-bodied Muslims are required to make the journey at least once in their life.
Saudi king calls for global action to stop 'escalations' by Iran
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has called for international action to stop "escalations" in Iran following attacks on Gulf oil assets.
French teenager targeted with death threats after tweet about Hajj
French government ministers have tweeted their support for the teenager after some social media users called for him to be decapitated.
More than 2 million pilgrims take part in Hajj
They've been hurling pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil. It's the riskiest stage of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia where hundreds died in a crush three years ago
Watch: Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha
Watch: The religious five-day festival is one of the principal holidays in the Muslim calendar.
In pictures: More than 2 million Muslims gather in Mecca
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.
Hajj underway in Mecca
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
#Mosquemetoo: Women denounce sexual harassment during Hajj pilgrimage
#Mosquemetoo launched on Twitter to denounce the sexual harassment of Muslim women during the Hajj pilgrimage is going viral.
Hajj approaches incident-free half-way stage in Mecca
Trouble-free "stoning of the Devil" takes place in Mina as Hajj reaches halfway stage in Mecca.
Thousands of Muslims carry out 'stoning of the devil' ritual
Thousands of Muslims carry out 'stoning of the devil' ritual to mark the beginning of Eid al-Adha celebrations.
Tight security in Mecca for Haj pilgrimage
Pressure in Mecca to make sure there are no repeats of past incidents including deadly stampedes and crushes
Mecca suicide attack 'foiled' after police corner would-be bomber
The would-be attacker blew himself up after exchanging fire with police.
Hajj pilgrims 'stone the devil' amid tight security
No incident has been reported so far during the ritual that caused a devastating stampede last year.
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.
Muslim pilgrims begin last rituals of hajj in Mecca
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have begun the ritual of the stoning of the devil in the Saudi City of Mina.
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.
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…
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.
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As Hajj pilgrims flock to Mecca, Saudi Arabia and Iran trade jibes
After last year's devastating stampede, Iran and Saudi Arabia's top clerics quarrel over management of the pilgrimage
Saudi-Iran tension still high despite deal to repatriate bodies of dead Haj pilgrims
Just hours after strong words from Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, a deal has been reached to repatriate the bodies of his compatriots
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
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
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
Death toll climbs to 107 after Grand Mosque crane collapse
More than 100 people are killed and over two hundred injured after a crane collapses at Mecca's Grand Mosque