Ministry of Hajj - Saudi Arabia

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Up to 200,000 illegal pilgrims said to be attending this year's haj despite efforts to prevent deadly overcrowding

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Nearly two million Muslim pilgrims perform a symbolic stoning of the devil on Monday, the riskiest part of the annual pilgrimage

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Thursday, 30 June 2016 7:31 PM

Move comes after 2,070 people died in a crush near the Muslim holy city of Makkah last September

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Saturday, 28 May 2016 5:05 PM

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Makkah pilgrims rise 14% during Umrah season

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Saturday, 22 February 2014 10:39 AM

Saudi Arabia's Haj Ministry says number of pilgrims to Islam’s holiest city has soared compared to last season

Pilgrims perform ritual devil stoning as haj draws to a close

Pilgrims perform ritual devil stoning as haj draws to a close

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 7:10 PM

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims in holy cities as authorities announce no significant problems

Saudi pilgrim numbers to be cut for 3 years

Saudi pilgrim numbers to be cut for 3 years

Sunday, 6 October 2013 3:12 PM

Saudi Arabia confirms number of pilgrims allowed to perform Umrah, Haj will remain reduced for 3 years

UK body brands Saudi hajj packages 'a total rip-off'

UK body brands Saudi hajj packages 'a total rip-off'

Monday, 19 August 2013 6:21 PM

Association of British Hujjaj UK urges action to end 'financial exploitation' of pilgrims

Saudi Arabia sees 4.8m pilgrims in 2013 so far

Saudi Arabia sees 4.8m pilgrims in 2013 so far

Thursday, 11 July 2013 12:08 PM

Authorities say extension for Umrah applications won’t cause overcrowding

Saudi's religious chiefs approve cut in pilgrim numbers

Saudi's religious chiefs approve cut in pilgrim numbers

Thursday, 27 June 2013 8:07 AM

Expansion work at Makkah's Grand Mosque prompts plan to reduce overseas pilgrims by 20%

Indonesia demands compensation over hajj numbers

Indonesia demands compensation over hajj numbers

Monday, 24 June 2013 1:57 PM

Saudi Arabia has cut number of foreign pilgrims permitted to attend hajj by 20%

Saudi Arabia defends big cut in pilgrim numbers

Saudi Arabia defends big cut in pilgrim numbers

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:12 AM

Ministry of Haj says decision is 'exceptional and temporary' amid holy sites expansion plan

Saudi tourism to lose $1.3bn on Umrah visa limits

Saudi tourism to lose $1.3bn on Umrah visa limits

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 10:05 AM

The National Committee for Haj and Umrah voices concerns over duration of Umrah visas

Nearly 3m pilgrims on Mount Arafat for hajj

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Thursday, 25 October 2012 6:20 PM

Syrian Muslims raise rebel flags despite plea from Saudi Arabia's top cleric

Nigeria suspends Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia

Nigeria suspends Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:07 PM

Diplomatic spat continues over detention of female pilgrims for arriving unaccompanied by men

British Museum set to launch Hajj exhibition

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Friday, 20 January 2012 4:12 PM

Saudi's King Abdulaziz Public Library provides photos, movies, models for event

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Country's Muslims embraced spiritual revival after decades of authorities forcing all religions underground


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