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Coronavirus has cancelled Hajj for millions

The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca has been drastically downsized this year.

Coronavirus has cancelled Hajj for millions

Hajj

Saudi Arabia to hold 'very limited' Hajj due to coronavirus

The kingdom will hold Hajj for a limited number of people from all nationalities living in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia to hold 'very limited' Hajj due to coronavirus

Hajj

Malaysia bars its citizens from Hajj over coronavirus fears

Malaysia follows Indonesia in not allowing its citizens to visit Mecca and Medina for the annual pilgrimage.

Malaysia bars its citizens from Hajj over coronavirus fears

Coronavirus pandemic

Indonesia to skip Hajj pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

Largest contingent of worshippers will not be doing the annual trip to Saudi Arabia.

Indonesia to skip Hajj pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

Hajj

Saudi tells Muslims to wait on Hajj plans amid coronavirus crisis

Minister asks Muslims to defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage scheduled in late July due to the pandemic.

Saudi tells Muslims to wait on Hajj plans amid coronavirus crisis

Islam

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha religious holiday

Eid al-Adha, which in Arabic literally means 'festival of the sacrifice', marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha religious holiday

Hajj

Two million Muslims gather at Mount Arafat for Hajj prayers

Worshippers will spend the day in prayer at the site where Prophet Muhammad is said to have given his final sermon.

Two million Muslims gather at Mount Arafat for Hajj prayers

Hajj

More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

Pilgrims gather in Mina valley, just outside Mecca, for start of annual pilgrimage.

More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

AJ Impact

Hajjonomics: The business of getting India's pilgrims to Mecca

Private tour operators are trying to make the most of their share of India's Hajj market.

Hajjonomics: The business of getting India's pilgrims to Mecca

Islam

Hajj 2019: An in-depth look at the sacred journey

Al Jazeera examines the religious excursion for nearly two million Muslims and where many pilgrims are coming from.

Hajj 2019: An in-depth look at the sacred journey

Hajj

Hajj 360

Walk with Al Jazeera’s Basma Atassi in Mecca, as she takes you on a tour to see the major landmarks that millions of Muslims visit during the period of Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

Hajj 360

Hajj

Flying to Hajj

Follow the journey millions of Muslims make to reach Mecca for the annual pilgrimage.

Flying to Hajj

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia suspends Hajj visas for DR Congo over Ebola

Move taken to 'conserve well-being' of Hajj pilgrims, foreign ministry says.

Saudi Arabia suspends Hajj visas for DR Congo over Ebola

Middle East

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are denied visa for Hajj

More than 170,000 Palestinians are affected by Saudi Arabia's decision, effectively preventing them from pilgrimage.

Middle East

Saudi Arabia bars Palestinians in Jordan from Umrah and Hajj

Umrah and Hajj tour agents say Riyadh has stopped issuing visas to Palestinians who hold temporary Jordanian passports.