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Aug 31, 2017
Muslim devotees gather on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat for Hajj pilgrimageAround two million Muslims gathered on Thursday on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat for the highlight of the hajj pilgrimage, one of the world's largest annual gatherings
Aug 31, 2017
Two million pilgrims throng Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat for Hajj on second dayTwo million Muslims gathered on Thursday on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat for the highlight of the hajj pilgrimage.
Aug 30, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qataris, Iranians travel to Saudi Arabia for Hajj despite tensionsIranians and Qataris are among the more than 1.7 million Muslims gathered in the holy city of Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage, even though the governments in Tehran and Doha are at odds with Saudi Arabia.
Aug 28, 2017
Watch: Two million pilgrims converge on Mecca for the hajjTwo million Muslims from across the globe are converging on Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage, a religious duty and for some pilgrims the journey of a lifetime.
Aug 17, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Qatar to allow hajjSaudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered that the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca
Jul 31, 2017
Saudi Arabia says Qatar's call to internationalise holy sites 'a declaration of war'Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalisation of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned <em>Al Arabiya</em> television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call.
Jul 30, 2017
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges Muslims to stand up against US, Israel's 'villainy'Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday urged Muslims worldwide to take a stand against the US and Israel's "villainy"
Jul 23, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatari pilgrims' entry into Saudi Arabia allowed only from two airportsSaudi Arabia announced that Qatari pilgrims will be allowed access to Saudi Arabia via only two designated airports, media reports said on Sunday.
Jun 24, 2017
Mecca bombing: Qatar, Iran express support for Saudi Arabia after suicide attack at Islam's holiest siteBoth Iran and Qatar on Saturday voiced support for Saudi Arabia over a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca despite their severed ties.
Jun 24, 2017
Mecca bombing: Iran condemns attack, offers help to Saudi Arabia to tackle terrorismIran on Saturday condemned a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca and offered Saudi Arabia its assistance in tackling terrorism despite their severed ties.