On Friday, thousands of pilgrims circled the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca, Islam’s holiest site ... drawing more than 1.8 million people from around the world this year, according to Saudi ...
The Hajj or Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca led to the forming of a Chinese diaspora in Mecca and its vicinities, which included Chinese Muslims who ... Nearly 5 million people in the southern Chinese ...
By Thursday, more than 1.6 million people had ... visibly moved to be so close to Islam's holiest site -- the Kaaba, a black masonry cube in the centre of Mecca's Grand Mosque.
Muslims visit many important sites to pray and feel connected with Islamic religious history. Here are some of the holiest ...
Jeddah, a city of roughly four million people positioned on the Red Sea, is often referred to as the "gateway to Mecca", ...
Winnipeg’s Grand Mosque is inviting people to meet their neighbours at the annual open house after two years of pandemic ...
With the Pakistani flag pin on his shirt, Arshad began the spiritual journey from his hometown Okara on October 1 and ... walk toward Mecca for Hajj. This is the voyage that every Muslim desire.
Doha is gearing up to welcome an estimated 1.7 million arrivals as the World ... Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to ...
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More than two million Muslims ... said his female companion. Mecca, built in a desert valley, is home to the Kaaba, a cube structure that is the focal point of Islam and draped in a gold ...
(AP Photo/Amr Nabil) MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AFP) – More than 2 million Muslims begin the annual hajj on Friday as ... according to Saudi media. "More than 1.8 million visas were delivered online without ...