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After 16 Years of Work, Disabled Couple Finally Realize Hajj Dream

Rising through obstacles, a disabled couple from Kuantan municipality in Pahang, Malaysia, has worked hard by selling tissues for 16 years to earn the chance of performing hajj to Makkah.

Ka`bah Kiswa Raised as Hajj Season Kicks Off

Indicating the start of the hajj season, Saudi officials raised ka`bah kiswa, garment, on Wednesday, August 9, as a precautionary measure to prevent people from damaging it during pilgrimage season.

Campaign Highlights Hajj Peaceful Message

A new campaign to highlight the peaceful message of hajj was launched on Monday, August 6, in Saudi Arabia, as the holy lands prepare to welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims later this month.

Cycling from London to Makkah for Hajj (Video)
8 Hajj pilgrims cycling 3,500km to Makkah

Eight British Muslims have set off for Saudi Arabia on their bikes hoping to arrive just in time for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, to fall this year on August.

Hajj 360: Video Explores Hajj to Makkah

In this Al Jazeera video, Basma Atassi takes you on a tour to see the major landmarks that millions of Muslims visit during the period of Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

These Are the Strangest Hajj Journeys

As modern means of transportation offer easy and short journeys to Makkah, many Muslims from across the world are choosing to visit the holy city for hajj or umrah walking, biking or cycling, praying for a greater reward from Allah.

Malaysian Children Perform “Little Hajj”

Learning about hajj at home, thousands of Malaysian children took part in a practice run for the Muslim Haj pilgrimage last Monday, walking round a model of the holy Kaa`ba in Makkah.

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