Saudi Arabia considers canceling hajj over coronavirus pandemic

Posted by on June 13, 2020 1:11 am
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Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering canceling the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. A cancellation would mark the first time in modern history Muslims didn’t travel to the holiest of Islamic cities during the five- to six-day pilgrimage held at the end of July. Roughly two million Muslims make…