This year, 60,000 vaccinated citizens or residents of Saudi Arabia have been allowed to perform the Hajj
22 Jul 2021 10:15 AM
King Salman has called on Gulf and Arab leaders to confront Iran's 'criminal acts' after sabotage attacks damaged four vessels.
01 Jun 2019 9:07 AM
The five-day pilgrimage represents one of the five pillars of Islam and is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life.
19 Aug 2018 10:42 AM
One of the five pillars of the world's fastest-growing religion, the hajj is expected to draw 2 mn people from around the globe this year.
17 Aug 2018 3:16 PM
Riyadh, Tehran cut ties months later, after execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia sparked attacks on diplomatic missions in Iran.
30 Aug 2017 3:15 PM
The US Central Intelligence Agency said the attacks bore the hallmarks of ISIS. Since 2014 Saudi Arabia has faced attacks claimed by ISIS.
24 Jun 2017 10:23 AM