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05 Sep, 2017, 04:00 BST Hajj 2017 Comes to a Close

More than 2.35 million pilgrims have completed Hajj this year, fulfilling their religious duty in peace and unity at the holiest city in Islam,...


29 Aug, 2017, 07:00 BST Saudi Arabia Launches Digital Platforms to Give the Entire World a Window to View the Hajj

Hajj2017.org and SaudiWelcomesTheWorld.org to provide updates to pilgrims, worldwide audiences and media The Ministry of Culture and Information...


26 Aug, 2017, 11:05 BST Saudi Arabia Says 1.497 Million Pilgrims Arrive for Hajj

The Kingdom is expecting to welcome around two million international pilgrims in total Saudi Arabia has to date welcomed 1.497 million pilgrims who...