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Eighteen injured in Mecca stampede: Saudi media

Eighteen injured in Mecca stampede: Saudi media

The hajj and umra pilgrimages bring millions of Muslims to the holy places in Saudi Arabia every year.

Iran says to miss hajj, Saudi `blocking path to Allah`

The Iranian Hajj Organisation said: "Saudi Arabia is opposing the absolute right of Iranians to go on the hajj and is blocking the path leading to Allah."

Iran says pilgrims to miss hajj after no deal with Saudi Arabia

Shiite Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia are at odds over a raft of regional issues, notably the conflicts in Syria and Yemen in which they support opposing sides.

Dawood Ibrahim's aide Chhota Shakeel rubbishes rumours about don

Dawood Ibrahim's aide Chhota Shakeel rubbishes rumours about don

 Chhota Shakeel has rubbished all rumours which say that the 1993 Mumbai blast mastermind is upset as his D company's empire is in danger due to close monitoring by intelligence agencies.

San Bernardino attackers met on marriage website, later at Hajj

San Bernardino attackers met on marriage website, later at Hajj

San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik denied having any militant intentions when she was asked in an application form for a U.S. visa two years ago, documents showed.

Saudi Arabia hajj disaster death toll at least 2,110

The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,110 pilgrims.

Saudi king reaffirms commitment to hajj after Iran criticism

Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Monday that "irresponsible comments" and criticism of the kingdom's management of the hajj will not affect his country's oversight of the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

Foreign toll figures show Hajj tragedy deadliest in history

The death toll from September's stampede at the Hajj has risen to at least 1,608, according to tallies given by foreign officials, making it the deadliest incident in the pilgrimage's history.

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians rises to 101, 32 still missing

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians rises to 101, 32 still missing

The toll of Indian pilgrims killed in the stampede near Mecca in Saudi Arabia during Hajj has risen to 101.

First Iran hajj dead return -- nine days after stampede

The first bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in a stampede at the annual hajj arrived home on Saturday -- nine days after the tragedy which sparked anger and criticism of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Hajj disaster toll rises higher with Iran's 465 dead

Saudi Hajj disaster toll rises higher with Iran's 465 dead

The death toll in the Saudi Hajj disaster rose sharply as Iran announced 465 of its pilgrims died in last week's stampede and crush, nearly doubling its earlier count and likely further straining relations between the two Mideast rivals.

Death toll of Indians in Hajj stampede rises to 51

Death toll of Indians in Hajj stampede rises to 51

The number of Indians killed in the Haj stampede rose to 51 on Thursday as authorities identified six more bodies with 38 Indian pilgrims being treated for injuries in the worst tragedy in 25 years to hit the pilgrimage.

Iran-Saudi tensions soar over hajj stampede, arms boat

Iranian-Saudi tensions intensified on Wednesday as Tehran threatened a "fierce" response over delays in repatriating hajj stampede victims and the Saudi-led coalition said it had seized an Iranian boat carrying arms for Yemeni rebels.

Iran's leader demands Muslim world probe Hajj deaths

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday called on Muslim countries to investigate the deadly crush on the Islamic Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia last Thursday that killed 769 people including at least 239 Iranians.

Iran to sue Saudi Arabia over deaths of Iranian pilgrims

Iran will file a complaint against Saudi Arabia for its "shortcomings" which led to the death of Iranian pilgrims during the Haj pilgrimage in the Arab state, Iran's government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said here on Tuesday.

Hajj disaster: 1,100 photos of dead not just from Mecca stampede, says Saudi Police

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the Hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster near Mecca.

Iran says return of hajj dead delayed

 The repatriation of Iranians killed in the hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia has been delayed until at least Wednesday, officials said, citing administrative problems and difficulties in identifying victims.

Maldives seeks help to probe blast on President Abdullah Yameen's boat

Maldives seeks help to probe blast on President Abdullah Yameen's boat

A team of foreign investigators would arrive in the Maldives to investigate an explosion which took place on the President`s speedboat, the Maldivian government has said.

Iran`s Khamenei demands Saudi apology for hajj deaths

 Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demanded Saudi Arabia apologise on Sunday for a stampede that killed nearly 770 pilgrims at the hajj, at least 144 of them Iranians.

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians killed in Saudi Arabia rises

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians killed in Saudi Arabia rises

The death toll of Indian pilgrims in last week tragic stampede during Hajj rose to 29 on Sunday.