Hajj Pilgrimage

Give Hajj Pilgrims Safety Training To Avoid Further Tragedy, UK Muslim Leaders Urge

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

British Muslim leaders say pilgrims heading to the hajj must be given safety training following the horrifying crush at the holy city of Mecca that ki...

At Least 717 Dead In Stampede At Hajj Pilgrimage Outside Mecca

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

The death toll from the Hajj pilgrimage outside Mecca has reached 717 making it the worst stampede death toll since 1990 when 1,400 died. Saudi Ar...

Hajj - A Model of Unity

Qari Asim | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK
Qari Asim

Hajj is a religious pilgrimage during which Muslims from every corner of the globe travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is the world's largest gathering of people, with close to 3 million people attending each year.

A Century of Pilgrimage: The Hajj, Past and Present

Oliver Urquhart-Irvine | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Oliver Urquhart-Irvine

As we venture further into the British Library Qatar Foundation partnership programme, we are encountering more materials that have direct relevance to the modern day. These images show just how the ties with past and present are becoming increasingly strong through our partnership, as more content emerges from the British Library's basement.

Hajj 2013: Muslims Arrive In Saudi Arabia For Mecca Pilgrimage (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are arriving in Saudi Arabia to take part in this year's hajj pilgrimage. The five-day pilgrimage is one of the p...

Stunning Eid Pictures Show Worshippers

Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

These stunning images show Muslim pilgrims inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws thr...

The British Museum's Hajj Exhibition Takes Visitors on a Journey

Marium Abdul-Sattar | Posted 15.04.2012 | Home
Marium Abdul-Sattar

Despite the exhibition's central focus on the Hajj, it is about much more than a pilgrimage. The third and final exhibition in a series focusing on spiritual journeys, items on display unravel the relationship between East and West.