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Fewer pilgrims at Haj this year - Saudi

Call for fewer Haj pilgrims this year

Saudi Arabia’s religious authorities on Wednesday approved a request by the government to reduce the number of pilgrims permitted at…

June 27, 2013 9:54

Saudi deports 150 female pilgrims and hold 1,000

We were not given water to drink; there was no food for us and we remained glued on our seats in our aircraft for all those hours, said Hajia Amina Musa, as she broke down and wept.

September 27, 2012 12:25

Mecca Monorail to open this year

Part of the rail system will launch this year; network will be fully operational before the commencement of Haj in 2011.

March 21, 2010 3:02

Pakistan to send 165,000 pilgrims for Haj

Around 165,000 Haj pilgrims will be…

September 12, 2009 8:23