On the second day of the Hajj, Muslims gather at Mount Arafat to mark the most important ritual of the pilgrimage.
Middle East07 Sep 2016 04:39 GMT
Rhetoric escalates between regional rivals Riyadh and Tehran over 2015 Hajj tragedy and this year's pilgrimage.
Hajj 201601 Sep 2016 18:20 GMT
The 2016 Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca is a five-day ritual beginning on Saturday, September 10 and ending on the 15th.
Hajj 201601 Sep 2016 17:27 GMT
The 2016 Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca is a five-day ritual beginning on Friday, September 9 and ending on the 14th.
Saudi Arabia30 Jun 2016 20:21 GMT
After last year's stampede that killed hundreds, Riyadh introduces new safety measures to monitor pilgrims' movements.
Religion27 May 2016 23:16 GMT
Riyadh accuses Iranian officials of walking out of talks despite offers for "solutions" to Tehran's demands.
Iran06 Apr 2016 18:08 GMT
After stampede that killed hundreds last year, Tehran invited to kingdom in first official trip since ties were severed.
Weather28 Oct 2015 11:22 GMT
Study finds Gulf cities could "experience temperature levels that are intolerable to humans" if climate change persists.
The Listening Post04 Oct 2015 15:06 GMT
We explore the 'war of words' between the regional rivals, and how both nations have tried to manage the media message.
The Listening Post03 Oct 2015 10:21 GMT
The battle for legitimacy in the Saudi-Iranian proxy war of words; plus, the deadly trade of journalism in Mexico.
Middle East03 Oct 2015 08:00 GMT
Arrival of 104 bodies of pilgrims comes nine days after disaster that escalated tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.
Middle East01 Oct 2015 08:23 GMT
Iran's Hajj organisation says 464 Iranian pilgrims died in last week's stampede near Mecca that left 769 people dead.
Middle East26 Sep 2015 17:03 GMT
Saudi official says 769 people died in Thursday's Hajj stampede, as top religious leader backs state's response.
Islam26 Sep 2015 17:01 GMT
A lot of theories and rumours have emerged as to how the stampede was allowed to happen.
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