It's part of a package of services created to celebrate Ramadan.
Devout Muslims are expected to make the pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime.
Mecca and Medina have been expanded over time to accommodate increasing numbers of worshippers. Presently, Saudi Arabia controls both cities, but this is becoming increasingly controversial among Muslims.
When is Hajj 2014? This year's hajj is expected to fall on October 1-6, though that date depends on the sighting of the moon
However, this makeover is not happening without controversy. While the destruction of the religious structures associated
If indeed the statement is from an ISIS member, it's a shocking one even for them, considering that ISIS has been attempting
Check out the video above for more. Founder Bilal Chbib joined HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps to talk about his vision for
The faithful begin by circling the Kaaba seven times in a ritual called tawaf. Muslims believe that the Kaaba was built by
How many people go on Hajj? In 2012, Al Arabiya reports that 3,161,573 went on Hajj, with 1,700,000 of them coming from outside