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Aug 17, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Qatar to allow hajjSaudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered that the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca
Jul 31, 2017
Saudi Arabia says Qatar's call to internationalise holy sites 'a declaration of war'Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalisation of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned <em>Al Arabiya</em> television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call.
Jul 30, 2017
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges Muslims to stand up against US, Israel's 'villainy'Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday urged Muslims worldwide to take a stand against the US and Israel's "villainy"
Jul 23, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatari pilgrims' entry into Saudi Arabia allowed only from two airportsSaudi Arabia announced that Qatari pilgrims will be allowed access to Saudi Arabia via only two designated airports, media reports said on Sunday.
Jun 24, 2017
Mecca bombing: Qatar, Iran express support for Saudi Arabia after suicide attack at Islam's holiest siteBoth Iran and Qatar on Saturday voiced support for Saudi Arabia over a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca despite their severed ties.
Jun 24, 2017
Mecca bombing: Iran condemns attack, offers help to Saudi Arabia to tackle terrorismIran on Saturday condemned a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca and offered Saudi Arabia its assistance in tackling terrorism despite their severed ties.
Jun 24, 2017
Mecca Grand Mosque attack foiled: Suicide bomber killed by security forces, 11 injuredSaudi security forces foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up
Jun 15, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkish minister Mevlut Cavusoglu holds talks with Qatar in KuwaitTurkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday held talks in Kuwait to push mediation efforts aimed at resolving a standoff between a Saudi-led alliance and Qatar.
Jun 12, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia denies barring Qatar nationals from entering MeccaSaudi Arabia has denied barring Qatar nationals from entering the holy city of Mecca.
May 22, 2017
Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to pray at Western WallJerusalem: With a black skullcap on his head, Donald Trump prayed at the Western Wall in the Old City of East Jerusalem, becoming the first sitting US president to visit one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.