Death toll among Egyptian pilgrims hits 15

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 12:15 GMT

The Health Ministry announced the death of a 75-year-old Egyptian pilgrim, taking the number of Egyptian pilgrims who died in Saudi Arabia to 15 so far.

Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat for haj climax

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 10:38 GMT

Two million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on Thursday for a vigil to atone for their sins and ask God’s forgiveness as the annual haj pilgrimage reaches its climax.

Qatar concerned about safety of citizens in KSA during hajj

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 08:07 GMT

Qatar expressed concern about the safety of its citizens in KSA following the reopening of the countries' border enabling Qataris to attend the annual hajj pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia to open border to Qatar pilgrims, Qatar media silent

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 08:23 GMT

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it would welcome Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform the haj this season.

Emirates looking at Saudi Arabia to make up for drop in U.S. demand

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 10:25 GMT

Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is looking to the region's biggest economy, Saudi Arabia.