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Economic slowdown in the Gulf: Indian workers need not worry, not yet
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Economic slowdown in the Gulf: Indian workers need not worry, not yet

Indian and Pakistani workers in the Gulf have been holding regular protests and even burnt down a few company buses in Mecca.

Muslims living in harmony with other religious communities in India: Imam of Kaba Shrine in Mecca
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Muslims living in harmony with other religious communities in India: Imam of Kaba Shrine in Mecca

The Imam of Kaba shrine in Mecca, who is on a visit to India, has condemned acts of terrorism around the world and said that Muslims in the country are living with love and harmony with other communities.

Tiny treasures: 17th-19th Century Indian miniatures part of Bonhams' auction
Life

Tiny treasures: 17th-19th Century Indian miniatures part of Bonhams' auction

The highlights of Bonhams' auction include 50 miniatures encapsulating a broad range of Indian painting from 17th to 19th century

In yet another milestone, woman wins council seat in historic Saudi Arabia polls
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In yet another milestone, woman wins council seat in historic Saudi Arabia polls

A Saudi woman won a municipal council seat in the country's first ever election open to female voters and candidates, an official said on Sunday, in a milestone result for the ultra-conservative kingdom.

Saudi Arabia haj disaster death toll at least 2,110
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Saudi Arabia haj disaster death toll at least 2,110

The crush and stampede that struck the haj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,110 pilgrims, a new tally showed on Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tragedy.

Hajj stampede: New tally shows at least 1,621 killed in the deadliest tragedy at the pilgrimage
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Hajj stampede: New tally shows at least 1,621 killed in the deadliest tragedy at the pilgrimage

The toll in the deadliest tragedy to ever strike the annual hajj pilgrimage rose on Wednesday as a new tally showed that at least 1,621 people were killed and hundreds still reportedly remain missing.

Death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede rises to 114, 10 missing
India

Death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede rises to 114, 10 missing

The death toll of Indians in the Hajj stampede has risen to 114 even as 10 nationals still remain missing after the last month's horrific tragedy, one of the worst to hit the annual pilgrimage.

Hundreds still missing a week after deadly hajj stampede
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Hundreds still missing a week after deadly hajj stampede

Hundreds of people were still unaccounted for on Thursday, a week after a hajj stampede killed hundreds more, with national tallies of the dead far exceeding figures provided by Saudi Arabia.

Hajj stampede: Saudi Arabia, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims
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Hajj stampede: Saudi Arabia, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims

Saudi and Iranian health ministers have agreed to repatriate Iranian pilgrims killed in last week's Hajj stampede, Saudi state media said, after Tehran threatened a "fierce" response over delays.

Hajj stampede: Prominent Indian scholar Mufti Mohammed Farooq missing
India

Hajj stampede: Prominent Indian scholar Mufti Mohammed Farooq missing

A prominent Indian Islamic scholar, who was at Mecca to perform Haj, has been missing since the deadly stampede in Mina

Saudi police claims 1,100 photos of dead are from start of hajj, and not stampede alone
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Saudi police claims 1,100 photos of dead are from start of hajj, and not stampede alone

Saudi Arabia today said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster near Mecca.

Hajj stampede: Number of Indians killed in tragedy rises to 45, total death toll now 769
India

Hajj stampede: Number of Indians killed in tragedy rises to 45, total death toll now 769

The number of Indians killed in a stampede at the Hajj rose to 45 on Monday as authorities identified 10 more bodies among the victims of the worst tragedy in 25 years to hit the annual pilgrimage.

Mecca tragedy: Indian death toll in hajj stampede goes up to 35, tweets Sushma Swaraj
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Mecca tragedy: Indian death toll in hajj stampede goes up to 35, tweets Sushma Swaraj

The death toll of Indian pilgrims in last week's horrific stampede during Haj rose to 35 on Sunday as authorities identified 13 more bodies among the victims of the worst tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Seven more Indians dead in Hajj stampede, death toll of Indians reaches 29
India

Seven more Indians dead in Hajj stampede, death toll of Indians reaches 29

The death toll of Indian pilgrims in last week's horrific stampede during Hajj on Sunday rose to 29 as authorities identified seven more bodies among the victims.

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indian pilgrims in Mecca rises to 18
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Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indian pilgrims in Mecca rises to 18

The death toll of Indian pilgrims in the Hajj stampede has risen to 18.

Nine pilgrims from Gujarat among those killed in Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia
India

Nine pilgrims from Gujarat among those killed in Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia

As many as nine Haj pilgrims from Gujarat died in the grisly stampede that occurred at Mina on Thursday which claimed 719 lives at Saudi Arabia.

Muslim pilgrims continue hajj rites even after stampede kills over 700 people
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Muslim pilgrims continue hajj rites even after stampede kills over 700 people

Muslim pilgrims somberly resumed the final rites of hajj on Friday after more than 700 people were killed.

14 Indians among 717 dead, over 860 injured in Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia
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14 Indians among 717 dead, over 860 injured in Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia

At least 717 people, including four Indians, were killed and over 860 injured in a stampede today during Haj.

Hajj stampede: Indian volunteers arrive in Mecca, bodies to be identified
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Hajj stampede: Indian volunteers arrive in Mecca, bodies to be identified

Indian volunteers have reached Mecca in Saudi Arabia to help the authorities following the stampede tragedy on Thursday that killed over 700 people, including an Indian.

Saudi authorities criticised after hajj stampede kills more than 700
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Saudi authorities criticised after hajj stampede kills more than 700

Four Indians among 717 killed, over 860 injured in Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia.