Muslim Pilgrims Flock To Mecca for First Post-pandemic Hajj

2 July 2022 19:57 WIB

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand Mosque as Saudi Arabia welcomes back pilgrims for the 2022 haj season, after the kingdom barred foreign travellers over the last two years because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 1, 2022. Thousands of pilgrims started arriving in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday, among some one million Muslims expected to attend the 2022 haj pilgrimage season after two years of major disruption caused by the COVID pandemic. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

2 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 1, 2022. Wrapped in white robes, with some carrying umbrellas against the burning desert sun, hundreds performed the first ritual of the haj, which involves walking in a circle around the Kaaba, the sacred building at the centre of Mecca's Grand Mosque. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

2 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

A Muslim pilgrim cries next to the Station of Ibrahim "Maqam Ibrahim", as Saudi Arabia welcomes back pilgrims for the 2022 haj season, after the kingdom barred foreign travellers over the last two years because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 1, 2022. Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites in Mecca and Medina, allowed back foreign travellers this year to perform the haj. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

2 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand Mosque as Saudi Arabia welcomes back pilgrims for the 2022 haj season, after the kingdom barred foreign travellers over the last two years because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 1, 2022. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

2 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

A Muslim pilgrim sits next to the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, as Saudi Arabia welcomes back pilgrims for the 2022 haj season, after the kingdom barred foreign travellers over the last two years because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 1, 2022. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

2 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 1, 2022. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

2 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB