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Aug 20, 2018
Over 2 million Muslims from all over the world begin annual hajj pilgrimage on SundayOver 2 million Muslims from Saudi Arabia and other parts of the world began their annual hajj pilgrimage on Sunday
Aug 16, 2018
Canada Hajj pilgrims, Saudi students face uncertainty due to diplomatic row; Ottawa's allies remain silentRiyadh abruptly severed diplomatic and trade ties earlier in August in response to Canada's demand the release of civil society activists in the kingdom.
Feb 27, 2018
Govt announces reduction in airfare for Haj pilgrims, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls it 'empowerment without appeasement'The government on Tuesday announced a significant reduction in airfare for those going on the Haj, a month after it scrapped subsidies for the pilgrimage
Jan 17, 2018
Haj subsidy ends: BJP plays to Hindutva gallery but there is no real money for minority welfareSince there is unlikely to be any actual saving, only the government can explain how it intends to spend the money diverted from the Haj subsidy on welfare schemes?
Dec 22, 2017
Turkey summons UAE diplomat over tweet on misdoings of 'ancestors of Recep Tayyip Erdogan'Turkey summoned a senior UAE diplomat to complain about a tweet by an Emirati minister that infuriated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Aug 30, 2017
Donald Trump surveys Texas as Hurricane Harvey paralyses Houston, says damage is of 'epic proportion'President Donald Trump visited Texas on Tuesday to survey damage from the first major natural disaster to test his leadership in a crisis.
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: 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.
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.
Jul 16, 2016
Muslim outfits stage protest, express solidarity with Zakir NaikSeveral Muslim outfits staged a protest on Saturday, expressing solidarity with controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and criticised the Centre and the Maharashtra government for trying to "stifle" the voice of a man of "peace and harmony."