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.

Religion

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha today

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha as more than 2 million pilgrims carry out the final days of Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct Hajj

Middle East

Saudi Arabia accused by its neighbours of politicising Hajj

Riyadh has been accused of using the annual pilgrimage to Mecca as a tool of pressure in its foreign politics.

Islam

Hajj 2018 in pictures

More than two million Muslims from around the world are taking part in this year's Hajj pilgrimage.

Hajj 2018 in pictures

Qatar

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of blocking access to Hajj

Travel agents in Qatar say a link for residents to register for the pilgrimage was blocked by Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia

Qatar denies preventing its citizens from performing annual Hajj

The ministry of religious affairs says it continues working with Saudi authorities to eliminate all obstacles.

Qatar denies preventing its citizens from performing annual Hajj

Saudi Arabia

Young Indonesians accuse Saudi of politicising Hajj

Muslim student groups call for an international body to manage the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Indonesian youth: Saudi Arabia has 'politicised' Hajj

Middle East

Donald Trump's policies worry Muslims at Hajj

Pilgrims say people are irritated, angry, and worried about US president's policies targeting Muslims.

Donald Trump's policies worry Muslims at Hajj

Saudi Arabia

Two million Muslims gather near Mecca for Hajj

Crowds visit Mount Arafat to spend day in contemplation where Prophet Muhammad is said to have delivered final sermon.

Two million Muslims gather near Mecca for Hajj

Qatar

Qatar residents prevented from performing the Hajj

Saudi Arabia's decision to close its embassy in Doha stops many residents from performing the pilgrimage this year.

Saudi Arabia

Hajj 2017: Why, when and how?

The dates for the five-day Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca have been officially announced after moon sighting on August 22.

Hajj 2017: Why, when and how?