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

May 29, 2016 - 5:59 PM

3rd UPDATE The Iranian Hajj Organization says Saudi Arabia has failed to meet demands over the security and respect of pilgrims but Saudi says the demands are unacceptable

PILGRIMAGE. Iran will not take part in this year's Mecca pilgrimage, which is expected to take place in September. EPA/Ali Hassan

2M Muslim pilgrims begin annual hajj

Oct 13, 2013 - 2:40 PM

Saudi authorities had so far detected no cases among the pilgrims of the dreaded MERS virus

HAJJ STARTS. Muslim pilgrims attending the Friday noon prayers at the Haram Sharif Great Mosque, few days before the Muslim's Hajj 2013 pilgrimage, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 11 October 2013. EPA/Ali Hassan