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Jan 02, 2017
Iran-Saudi ties: Tehran denies reports of receiving invitation to join Hajj talksIran has denied receiving any invitation from Saudi Arabia for talks on the hajj, after a row between the arch-foes saw its pilgrims stay at home last year.
Sep 11, 2016
Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount ArafatThe annual hajj pilgrimage reached its climax on Sunday when Muslims from across the world swarmed a stoney hill in western Saudi Arabia to pray and recite from the Koran.
Sep 09, 2016
Protests break out in Tehran as Iran bans citizens from taking hajjThe head of Iran's Hajj Organisation blamed the Saudis for refusing to discuss security measures despite the stampede that killed thousands during last year's hajj.
Sep 10, 2016
After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to MeccaLast 24 September, Mina was the scene of the worst disaster in hajj history, when the stampede occurred as pilgrims made their way to the Jamarat Bridge for a stoning ritual.
Aug 10, 2016
Kashmir pilgrims begin their Hajj pilgrimageThe hajj pilgrimage, which is among the five pillars of Islam, attracts around three million Muslims worldwide each year.
Jan 04, 2016
Cutting Saudi Arabia-Iran ties will not distract from Riyadh's 'big mistake': TehranSaudi Arabia's decision to cut ties with Iran after attacks on the kingdom's diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic will not distract from Riyadh's "big mistake" of executing a top Shiite cleric, a senior Iranian official said today
Oct 29, 2015
In less than 100 years, Persian Gulf could be fatally hot for humansGlobal warming could create peaks of humid heat in the Persian Gulf beyond human tolerance by century's end, according to a study published Monday
Oct 15, 2015
Hajj stampede: New tally shows at least 1,621 killed in the deadliest tragedy at the pilgrimageThe toll in the deadliest tragedy to ever strike the annual hajj pilgrimage rose on Wednesday as a new tally showed that at least 1,621 people were killed and hundreds still reportedly remain missing.
Oct 12, 2015
Death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede rises to 114, 10 missingThe death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede has risen to 114 even as 10 nationals still remain missing after the last month's horrific tragedy, one of the worst to hit the annual pilgrimage.
Oct 09, 2015
Hajj stampede: Number of Indians killed crosses 100 persons, 32 still missingThe death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede has risen to 101 even as 32 nationals still remain missing after the last month's tragedy.