Mecca

Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi Arabia eases Covid restrictions

The Saudi government started allowing a maximum of 6,000 pilgrims a day to enter the sprawling Grand Mosque in Mecca from Sunday.

Stunning images show millions of Muslims gathering in Mecca for Hajj 2018

It is considered to be the largest single gathering of people on the planet, as millions of worshippers gather around Islam's holiest site.

Fraud probe into scams linked to Hajj pilgrimage

Muslims observing the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca have been scammed out of thousands of pounds by con artists, police have warned.