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Iraq’s pilgrims to Mecca

After the fall of Saddam - who restricted travel to Mecca - pilgrims set out on the Hajj

After the fall of Saddam who restricted travel to Mecca, Iraqi pilgrims set out on the Hajj.

Also on the programme: disappointment for Indonesian pilgrims who hope to travel to Mecca after the government sells more tickets than allocated by Saudi authorities; the World Council of Church’s new leader and the musical autobiography of American singer songwriter Tori Amos.

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26 minutes

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project