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Hajj through history: A 1,400-year spiritual odyssey

  • The railway was built on the order of the Ottoman Empire, financed by Deutsche Bank, and strongly supported by the then-German Empire
  • Modern transportation in the form of aircraft effectively began after World War II, with the Kingdom establishing the Arabian Transport Company in 1946
By ABDULAZIZ ALAQUIL ·

Pilgrims return to Makkah as Hajj winds down

By Mahmoud Mourad | Reuters ·

Muslim pilgrims mark final Hajj rite with ‘Stoning of Devil’

By Nadéra Bouazza | AFP ·