Gulf crisis: Blockade keeps Qatar residents from performing Hajj

An estimated two million people will perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year. But many residents in Qatar are afraid that a political blockade will prevent them from doing so.

    An estimated two million people will perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year.

    The pilgrimage is one of the five pillars of Islam all of those who can make it should do so at least once in their lifetime.

    But many residents in Qatar are afraid that a political blockade will prevent them from doing so.

    Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports from Doha.


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