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Only about 1,000 Muslims began their journey from holy city of Mecca to assemble in Mina. 30% of them will be Saudi citizens while the remaining seventy per cent will be foreign nationals who live in Saudi Arabia.

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia on Thursday extended curfew restrictions on Islam’s two holiest cities to 24 hours to prevent further...

In addition to the casualties, four others were left seriously wounded after a private charter bus carrying 39 passengers collided with a heavy vehicle loader in Medina province, reported Sputnik news agency.

Special buses from the Srinagar Hajj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar airport in the wee hours of Thursday. The passengers will first go to Delhi and afterwards will board the direct flight to Jeddah.

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has thwarted two major terror strikes on the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Security spokesperson of the Saudi...