More than 2 million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light on Sunday in Saudi Arabia.
By Omar Akour, Associated Press
Millions of Muslims from around the world retrace the steps of the Prophet Muhammad’s first pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, which he is believed to have traveled in the year 628 AD.
By Kamala Kelkar
By PBS NewsHour
At least 717 people were killed and more than 800 wounded Thursday in a stampede near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during the annual hajj pilgrimage.
By News Desk
By Amanda Gomez
At least 87 people have been killed and almost 200 more injured after a crane fell on Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mosque in Mecca on Friday according to The Guardian.
With the arrival of approximately two million people from around the world in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage, there are a group of pilgrims who were not welcomed. The Saudi government has banned the entry of…
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