The Hajj: Iran and Saudi Arabia

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Iranians to participate in the Hajj again this year, despite continuing disagreement. On 17 March the Saudi and Iranian authorities announced that agreement had been reached between the Saudi Ministry of Hajj (pilgrimage) and the Iranian Hajj Pilgrimage Organisation that Iranians will take part in the Hajj this year, due at the end of August. According to the Iranian announcement more than 85,000 pilgrims will go from Iran (a relatively small number in a total likely to be approaching two million). In previous postings (16 September 2015 and 19 …