Just In: Muslims begin downsized hajj amid pandemic

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The Hajj pilgrimage is an annual event

Guinea Hajj pilgrims stranded Conakry

A group of Guinean Muslims who paid to travel to Mecca for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage have been left Continue reading “Guinea Hajj pilgrims stranded Conakry”

Muslim pilgrims circle counterclockwise Islam’s holiest shrine, the Kaaba, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, during the 2015 Hajj. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH

Hajj fare payment gets July 6 deadline

Intending pilgrims for this year’s hajj exercise have until July 6, 2016 to pay up the balance of the hajj fare or risk the forfeiture of their slots. Continue reading “Hajj fare payment gets July 6 deadline”