Muslim worshippers perform the evening prayers at the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine.
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Roughly 2 million Muslims were expected to go on Hajj this year.
The annual hajj pilgrimage is one of the world's largest gatherings, as some two million people flock to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to participate in one of Islam's five pillars of faith. The pilgrimage fal...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,177 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed Monday, after officials in...
The death toll from the Hajj pilgrimage outside Mecca has reached 717 making it the worst stampede death toll since 1990 when 1,400 died. Saudi Arabia's civil defence is now saying the death toll is 7...