Mecca

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Eid: Muslims take part in final rite of the hajj - the stoning of the devil

Eid: Muslims take part in final rite of the hajj - the stoning of the devil

As Eid begins, Muslims take part in the stoning of the devil ritual

The ritual has proved deadly in the past with thousands dying due to stampedes

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia re-opens Qatar border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

The country has been in a diplomatic dispute after it claims Qatar has been working to destabilise the Persian Gulf

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

New Islamic State propaganda video forces blond boy to execute a prisoner

Isis forces blonde boy to execute a prisoner in new video

Isis forces blonde boy to execute a prisoner in new video

The boy, clearly of European descent, lifts gun from holster before a camouflaged man helps him aim it