Tuesday, October 21, 2014

North Caucasus

Did Riyadh, Grozny Fear Chechen Hajj Pilgrims Would Join IS?

Chechen pilgrims who visited Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj this month reported that the Saudi authorities had significantly tightened controls over them compared to last year. (file photo)

October 20, 2014
Saudi Arabia stepped up security around pilgrims from Chechnya who travelled to that country to perform the hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, according to Chechens who took part in this year's journey. More


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