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  1. Egypt cancels Kushner meeting after denial of aidRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    Egypt called off a scheduled meeting between its foreign minister and top United States presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Aug. 23 after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid. Two U.S. sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Washington had decided to deny Egypt $95.7 million in aid and to delay a further $195 million because of its failure to make progress on respecting human rights and democratic norms.

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  2. Two New Radisson Blu Hotels Open In Buraidah and Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    The Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al Salam is Carlson RezidorA's fourth hotel in Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaA's second largest city. It is located close to many of the cityA's popular shopping destinations, cultural attractions and sports venues and is a short distance from King Abdul Aziz International Airport.

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  3. Qatar fearful over treatment of hajj pilgrims in SaudiRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Qatar said Tuesday it is worried hajj pilgrims from the emirate face being badly treated if they travel to Saudi Arabia as the row over arrangements for the religious event intensified. The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs said that considering the ongoing Gulf diplomatic impasse, it was concerned about the safety of pilgrims travelling from Doha in the next few days.

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  4. Interview: China-Saudi Arabia ties rapidly developing: Chinese AmbassadorRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Chinese Embassy in Saudi Arabia is often a hub of activity with diplomatic missions and events, evidence of ties warming up between the two countries, said Li Huaxin, Chinese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. "In January, 2016, President Xi visited Saudi Arabia and announced the lifting of bilateral ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership in a joint communique with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

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  5. Ange culls seven Roos, suffers major WCQ blowRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Mercury

    SOCCEROOS skipper Mile Jedinak will not be part of the two make-or-break World Cup Qualifiers against Japan or Thailand. The Aston Villa midfielder had been included in Ange Postecoglou's preliminary 30-man squad for the final two matches in Group B qualifying for Russia 2018, but has failed to recover from a groin injury that also saw him miss the Confederations Cup.

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  6. 9 modern architectural wonders of the MideastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    In the first decade of the 21st century, the Gulf region, particularly Dubai, became an architectural playground, with project approvals for insanely expensive and fanciful projects seeming to come almost weekly. When the financial crisis hit, however, plans for megaprojects, such as the $68 million Dubailand park and the $1.3 billion Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, were temporarily shelved.

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  7. Meet the - Hajj Riders': A Band of British Cyclists Who Just Cycled London-MadinaRead the original story

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    A group of eight British-Muslims arrived in Saudi Arabia after cycling over 3,000 miles from the UK to reach the Hijaz for the annual Hajj holy season. They became the first Brits to travel to the pilgrimage by bicycle from the UK.

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  8. Saudi plane for Qatari pilgrims waits at Doha airport amid diplomatic dispute between two countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    An official from Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority denied claims made by media outlets in the blockading nations that Qatar had refused to allow Saudi Airlines to fly Qatari pilgrims. Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries.

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  9. Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    A Qatar Airways plane takes off July 20 from the Hamad International Airport in Doha. Saudi Arabia on Sunday said Qatar had refused to allow its planes to land in Doha to transport Qatari Muslims to Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage.

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    Sunday Aug 20 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabian Airlines has allocated seven flights on board Boeing 777-300s - very modern aircraft - to transport Qatari pilgrims from Doha to King Abdulaziz International Airport here, Saudi Press Agency reported Thursday. This is in implementation of the directives of Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman and in coordination with the General Authority of Civil Aviation .

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  11. Saudi Arabia: Health Ministry detects 23 cases of MERS this monthRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 19 | Crofs Blogs

    We don't yet have an August 19 MERS update from the KSA MOH, but Arab News offers this summary: Health Ministry detects 23 cases of MERS . The Health Ministry recorded 23 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus during the 25 days of the current hijri month of Dhul Qaada, local media reported.

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  12. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai AirportRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 19 | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai , Aug 19 : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today. Naqvi said that the Central Government had completed all the entire process related to Haj 2017 well in time and has ensured best facilities to Haj pilgrims flagged off the first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today.

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  13. Nigeria: Emirates Opens 57 Extra Hajj Flights, With 700 Bookings From LagosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Emirates will operate extra flights to Jeddah to convey thousands of pilgrims to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj. The airline has disclosed it will be operating 45 additional flights to Jeddah and 12 additional flights to Medina from yesterday until 11 September to help serve the million pilgrims expected to travel to the Holy City of Mecca during Hajj this year.

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    Thursday Aug 17 | Egypt Today

    The pilgrim was 68 years old from the Beheira governorate. The head of the Egypt's official hajj medical mission for this pilgrimage season, Ahmed el-Ansari, clarified that the pilgrim, named Hassan Abdel-Hameed Abdel-Rahman Mahfouz, was died from low blood circulation in a hospital in Mecca.

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  15. Qatar welcomes Saudi 'political' decision to open border for hajjRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Yahoo!

    The Qatari foreign minister on Thursday welcomed Saudi Arabia's decision to reopen the two countries' border to Muslim pilgrims -- while lashing out at Riyadh's "politicisation" of religious freedoms. "Regardless of the manner in which pilgrims from Qatar or living in Qatar were banned from the pilgrimage, which was politically motivated, and the manner in which they were subsequently permitted to make the pilgrimage, which was also politicised and which was announced with other goals in mind... the government of Qatar welcomes the decision and will respond positively," Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani told a press conference in Stockholm.

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  16. Muslims circle the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque in Mecca - ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Egypt Today

    The number of Egyptian pilgrims has risen by 5 percent in 5 years, a statement said, adding that the Ministry pulls all stops to ensure the safety and security of the pilgrims before and after completion of Hajj rituals.

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  17. Saudi, Iraqi leaders draw closer after Sadr meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Al Jazeera

    Sadr, who is openly hostile to the US, was hosted on July 30 by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The reason behind the gathering in Jeddah centred on a shared interest in countering Iranian influence in Iraq, Baghdad-based analyst Ahmed Younis said.

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  18. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses review meeting on Haj 2017 and orientation camp at MumbaiRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 12 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Aug 12: Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the new Haj policy-2018 will be unveiled this month. At a review meeting on Haj 2017 and 22nd annual Haj orientation camp organised for Haj pilgrims at Haj House, Mumbai, Shri Naqvi said that from the next year, Haj will be organised according to the new Haj policy only.

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  19. Pilgrims finally fly to MeccaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | GhanaWeb

    At long last, the much-awaited aircraft to airlift prospective pilgrims from the Tamale Airport touched down yesterday evening to the delight of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu. They had kept wake in Tamale since their arrival there on Thursday for the Hajj 2017 flight to Saudi Arabia.

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  20. New Haj policy will be unveiled this month: Mukhtar Abbas NaqviRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Indian Express

    The new Haj policy will be unveiled this month and from the next year, Haj will be organised according to it, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said in Mumbia on Saturday. "The new policy is aimed at making Haj process more transparent and smooth.

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