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Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount Arafat

Sep 11, 2016

Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount Arafat

The 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. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Saudi Arabia #Hajj #Muslims #Mount Arafat
After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to Mecca

Sep 10, 2016

After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to Mecca

Last 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. #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Muslims #Prophet Mohammed #Mina #Grand Mosque #Mount Arafat
Protests break out in Tehran as Iran bans citizens from taking hajj

Sep 09, 2016

Protests break out in Tehran as Iran bans citizens from taking hajj

The 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. #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Quran #Madina #2015 Hajj disaster
Hajj stampede: New tally shows at least 1,621 killed in the deadliest tragedy at the pilgrimage

Oct 15, 2015

Hajj stampede: New tally shows at least 1,621 killed in the deadliest tragedy at the pilgrimage

The 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. #NewsTracker #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Pilgrimage #Hajj #Mina #Grand Mosque #Hajj stampede #Turki al-Faisal
Death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede rises to 114, 10 missing

Oct 12, 2015

Death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede rises to 114, 10 missing

The 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. #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #V K Singh #Saudi Arabia #indians #Mecca #Hajj #Mina #hajj pilgrimage #Grand Mosque #Hajj stampede
Hajj stampede: Number of Indians killed crosses 100 persons, 32 still missing

Oct 09, 2015

Hajj stampede: Number of Indians killed crosses 100 persons, 32 still missing

The 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. #NewsTracker #V K Singh #Saudi Arabia #Ministry of External Affairs #Hajj #Mina #Hajj stampede
Death toll of Indians in Hajj stampede rises to 58

Oct 04, 2015

Death toll of Indians in Hajj stampede rises to 58

India has lost 58 nationals in the Hajj stampede in Saudia Arabia last month while 78 are still missing, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday. #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Hajj #Stampede #Saudia Arabia
Hajj stampede: Saudi Arabia, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims

Oct 01, 2015

Hajj stampede: Saudi Arabia, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims

Saudi and Iranian health ministers have agreed to repatriate Iranian pilgrims killed in last week's Hajj stampede, Saudi state media said, after Tehran threatened a "fierce" response over delays. #NewsTracker #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Ayatollah Ali Khamenei #Jeddah #pilgrims #Mina #Grand Mosque #Hajj stampede #Hassan Hashemi
Hajj stampede: Prominent Indian scholar Mufti Mohammed Farooq missing

Sep 30, 2015

Hajj stampede: Prominent Indian scholar Mufti Mohammed Farooq missing

A prominent Indian Islamic scholar, who was at Mecca to perform Haj, has been missing since the deadly stampede in Mina #India #Islam #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Scholar #Mina #Grand Mosque #Hajj stampede #Mufti Mohammed Farooq #Jamia Mahmoodia
Saudi police claims 1,100 photos of dead are from start of hajj, and not stampede alone

Sep 30, 2015

Saudi police claims 1,100 photos of dead are from start of hajj, and not stampede alone

Saudi Arabia today said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster near Mecca. #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Hajj stampede