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World - Region
6/30/2023 3:01:40 PM
Tens of thousands of Muslims streamed out of Islam's holiest city on Friday after completing the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia's scorching summer heat, an AFP correspondent said.

World - Region
6/30/2023 11:53:38 AM
More than 2,000 pilgrims have suffered heat stress during the hajj pilgrimage, Saudi officials said Thursday, after temperatures soared to 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) during the annual rites.

World - Region
6/28/2023 12:29:03 PM
Massive crowds of robed Muslims gathered for the "stoning of the devil" ritual in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as the biggest hajj pilgrimage since the pandemic draws to a close.

World - Region
6/27/2023 12:28:58 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims crowded Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat on Tuesday, the climax of a potentially record-breaking hajj pilgrimage held in fierce summer heat.

World - Region
6/25/2023 9:10:00 PM
Vast crowds of robed Muslim faithful walked solemn circles around the Kaaba, the black cube at Mecca's Grand Mosque on Sunday to begin the biggest hajj pilgrimage in several years, in the heat of the Saudi summer.

World - Region
6/25/2023 8:48:51 PM
Over 2 million Muslims will take part in this week's Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, as one of the world's largest religious gatherings returns to full capacity following years of coronavirus restrictions.

World - Region
6/25/2023 10:21:40 AM
Braving the scorching Saudi heat, Mecca resident Amer Abdullah distributed free tea and bread to worshippers performing the annual hajj pilgrimage, honouring a long-standing tradition in Islam's holiest city.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/24/2023 2:01:00 PM
The hajj pilgrimage has given Sudanese faithful Kamal Kabashi a brief respite from his country's bloody conflict. Having safely arrived in Islam's holiest city, he was praying for peace.

World - Region
6/23/2023 4:04:21 PM
Enormous crowds of worshippers thronged Mecca, Islam's holiest city, on Friday for the biggest hajj pilgrimage in years, with more than two million expected to brave the scorching Saudi Arabian heat.

Heritage - Heritage special
6/20/2023 4:24:00 PM
The hajj pilgrimage holds a profound place in the hearts of Egyptians, representing far more than a mere religious obligation.

World - Region
6/17/2023 9:23:18 PM
The first commercial flight from Yemen's rebel-held capital to Saudi Arabia since 2016 took off carrying hajj pilgrims on Saturday, in the latest sign of easing tensions after years of war.

Egypt - Society
7/12/2022 7:29:54 PM
The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced on Tuesday that the first batch of Egyptian pilgrims that were sent by NGOs is set to return to Cairo on Thursday after performing their Hajj (pilgrimage) rituals in Saudi Arabia.

World - Region
7/9/2022 12:39:11 PM
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims cast pebbles in the "stoning of the devil" ritual marking the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday Saturday, as a hajj pilgrimage that drew 900,000 visitors began winding down.

World - Region
7/8/2022 6:43:00 PM
Huge crowds of Muslim pilgrims prayed on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat on Friday, the climax of the biggest hajj pilgrimage since the pandemic forced drastic cuts in numbers two years in a row.

World - Region
7/7/2022 2:30:00 PM
It is a scene that stirs hope, and relief, for Muslims around the world.

World - Region
6/16/2021 10:00:05 PM
Robots began handing out bottles of sacred water in Mecca this week in preparation for a socially distanced Hajj pilgrimage in Islam's holiest city, due to the coronavirus pandemic

World - Region
10/31/2020 1:17:57 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
7/30/2020 2:01:11 PM
last week saw the annual change of the kiswa, the lavish cloth covering the holy Kaaba in Mecca. Ahram Weekly chronicles Egypt’s centuries-old contribution to the process

World - Region
7/7/2020 11:57:18 AM
The guidelines were announced on Monday as Saudi authorities prepare to carry out a very limited hajj, which for the first time will not include pilgrims from outside the country

Egypt - Politics
8/26/2018 10:09:19 AM

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