Mina

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

Saudi blamed after hajj stampede kills 717

Blame shifted towards Saudi authorities on Friday after a stampede at the Hajj killed at least 717 people, in the worst tragedy to strike the annual Muslim pilgrimage in a quarter-century.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

History of tragedies at hajj pilgrimage

The deadly stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that killed at least 717 people is just the latest tragedy to strike the pilgrimage.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

President, PM condole death of Hajj pilgrims

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina send messages to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia expressing deep sorrow and shock at the loss of lives in a stampede at Mina...

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Bangladeshi woman killed in Mina stampede: Official

One woman from Jamalpur is found killed in the Mina crush as Bangladesh embassy efforts are underway to identify Bangladeshis among the victims, officials say.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

2m pilgrims arrive in Mina

Two million Muslims from around the world arrived in the Mina valley outside the holy city of Makkah.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Muslim pilgrims start hajj pilgrimage

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims from across the globe begin the annual hajj pilgrimage in one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the world.