Two million Muslim pilgrims begin annual hajj

Some two million Muslims poured out of the holy city of Mecca Sunday to begin the annual hajj, their numbers reduced on fears of the MERS virus.

Stop Haj subsidy forthwith, 10-yrs long time: RSS

RSS has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling asking the government to phase out Haj subsidy to Muslim pilgrims.

Muslim pilgrims begin hajj peak day at Arafat

Saudi Interior Minister puts number of pilgrims from abroad at 1.8 million.

Muslim pilgrims pour into camp as Hajj begins

The world`s largest annual pilgrimage, the Hajj, began with thousands of Muslims pouring into the camp of Mina from Mecca to prepare for solemn rituals.

Al Qaeda denies plot to target Muslim pilgrims

A Saudi minister had earlier suggested al Qaeda may attack Hajj pilgrims.

Pilgrims toss stones on final day of Haj

Millions of Muslim pilgrims are pelting stone walls representing the devil before a final trip back to Islam`s holiest site on the closing day of the annual Haj.