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PIA'S pre-Hajj operation lifts 8200 pilgrims so far - Pakistan Observer

PIA'S pre-Hajj operation lifts 8200 pilgrims so farPakistan ObserverThe national flag carrier, PIA, has so far operated 26 flights carrying more than 8,200 pilgrims to Madina, Saudi Arabia with on time departure of flights from airports in Pakistan. Meanwhile, CEO PIA, Nayyar Hayat who is monitoring the performance of ...and more »

Iran stalling probe into attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions: Official source - Arab News;

Iran stalling probe into attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions: Official source - Arab News

Arab NewsIran stalling probe into attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions: Official sourceArab NewsSmoke rises from Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran after it was set on fire by Iranian protesters on January 2, 2016. (REUTERS file photo). JEDDAH: Iranian authorities are stalling on an investigation into the violent mob attacks on Saudi diplomatic ...and more »

Iran continues to stall investigation on embassy attack in Tehran - Source - Kuwait News Agency

Iran continues to stall investigation on embassy attack in Tehran - SourceKuwait News AgencyJEDDAH, July 31 (KUNA) -- Iranian authorities have persistently and consistently stalled and refused to resume investigations into the incident of storming the embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad, even though ...and more »

Qatar claims Riyadh is blocking haj pilgrims - The Times;

Qatar claims Riyadh is blocking haj pilgrims - The Times

The TimesQatar claims Riyadh is blocking haj pilgrimsThe TimesQatar has accused Saudi Arabia of stopping its citizens from attending the haj pilgrimage this month after Riyadh called Qatar's criticism of the annual event a “declaration of war”. Officials in Doha said that Saudi Arabia had refused to guarantee the ...and more »

Iran upholds sentences for Saudi Embassy attackers - Al-Monitor

Iran upholds sentences for Saudi Embassy attackersAl-MonitorTen individuals involved in the attack on the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran in January 2016 had their prison sentences upheld by an appeals court, according to the lawyer of one of the defendants. Mohammad Narimani said that five individuals were ...and more »

Qatar rebuts Saudi claim about internationalizing Hajj pilgrimage - Xinhua

Qatar rebuts Saudi claim about internationalizing Hajj pilgrimageXinhuaDOHA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Qatar on Monday rebutted Saudi Arabian's accusations that it is internationalizing the Hajj pilgrimage amid a continued Gulf standoff. In an interview with the TV channel Al Jazeera, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ...and more »

Saudi Arabia: Iran refused to fully investigations 2016 embassy attack - Al-Arabiya;

Saudi Arabia: Iran refused to fully investigations 2016 embassy attack - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaSaudi Arabia: Iran refused to fully investigations 2016 embassy attackAl-ArabiyaIranian security stand guard to protect Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran, Iran, while a group of demonstrators gathered to protest execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. (AP). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 1 ...and more »

Saudi Arabia hampering haj pilgrims, says Qatar - The Straits Times

Saudi Arabia hampering haj pilgrims, says QatarThe Straits TimesDUBAI • The annual haj pilgrimage has become embroiled in the dispute in the Gulf between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardising the pilgrimage of Qatari pilgrims to Mecca, by refusing to guarantee ...and more »

Saudi Arabia Says Qatar Has Declared War Over Muslim Holy Sites - Newsweek;

Saudi Arabia Says Qatar Has Declared War Over Muslim Holy Sites - Newsweek

NewsweekSaudi Arabia Says Qatar Has Declared War Over Muslim Holy SitesNewsweekSaudi Arabia has escalated its feud with Qatar by accusing the fellow oil-rich, majority-Sunni Muslim monarchy of trying to internationalize Islamic holy sites. Amid talks with regional allies Sunday, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir ...and more »

Hajj: Saudi's duty and right - The National;

Hajj: Saudi's duty and right - The National

The NationalHajj: Saudi's duty and rightThe NationalCriticism of the management of the sites or the Hajj pilgrimage would be to challenge Saudi Arabia on what it views as both its duty and its right. Naser Al Wasmi. July 31, 2017. Updated: July 31, 2017 11:33 PM. 0. shares. Twitter · Facebook · Google ...and more »

Measures Taken to Ensure Safety of Hajj Pilgrims - Financial Tribune;

Measures Taken to Ensure Safety of Hajj Pilgrims - Financial Tribune

Financial TribuneMeasures Taken to Ensure Safety of Hajj PilgrimsFinancial TribuneMeasures have been taken to prevent the reoccurrence of the deadly stampede during the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, said the representative of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei at the pilgrimage Seyyed Ali Ghazi Asgar, Mizan News ...and more »

Biman cancels 4 hajj flights in two days - The Daily Star;

Biman cancels 4 hajj flights in two days - The Daily Star

The Daily StarBiman cancels 4 hajj flights in two daysThe Daily StarBiman Bangladesh Airlines has been forced to cancel four more hajj flights scheduled for yesterday and today due to shortage of pilgrims. Earlier on Saturday and Sunday, the national airliner cancelled three dedicated hajj flights on the same ground.and more »

Attempt to politicise Haj 'is yet another failed manoeuvre by Qatar' - gulfnews.com;

Attempt to politicise Haj 'is yet another failed manoeuvre by Qatar' - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comAttempt to politicise Haj 'is yet another failed manoeuvre by Qatar'gulfnews.comAbu Dhabi: Qatar has repeatedly used political manoeuvres to sway the international community's attention from its support to terrorism and terrorists, analyst said yesterday. Sulaiman Al Hattlan, a Saudi writer, told Gulf News Qatar has exploited Haj ...and more »

Qatar files UN complaint over Saudi obstacles imposed on its Hajj pilgrims - The New Arab;

Qatar files UN complaint over Saudi obstacles imposed on its Hajj pilgrims - The New Arab

The New ArabQatar files UN complaint over Saudi obstacles imposed on its Hajj pilgrimsThe New ArabQatar has filed a complaint to the UN over restrictions imposed on Qatari pilgrims amid the diplomatic spat between the Gulf nation and a Saudi-led bloc of Arab countries. Tags: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Hajj, human rights. Qatar has filed a complaint to ...and more »

NHRC submits complaints on Saudi restrictions on Qatari Hajj pilgrims - The Peninsula Qatar;

NHRC submits complaints on Saudi restrictions on Qatari Hajj pilgrims - The Peninsula Qatar

The Peninsula QatarNHRC submits complaints on Saudi restrictions on Qatari Hajj pilgrimsThe Peninsula QatarDoha: The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said it has sent a letter to the U.N. special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief on the obstacles placed by Saudi authorities in front of Qatari citizens and residents of Qatar who want to do ...and more »

Iran flies first group of pilgrims since Saudi row - Payvand

Iran flies first group of pilgrims since Saudi rowPayvandIran flies a first group of its pilgrims for Hajj in Saudi Arabia since the kingdom ruptured diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic and withheld cooperation towards enabling Iranians to partake in the rituals. An Iranian Hajj pilgrim departing ...and more »

Saudi Hajj Minister says ready to receive Qatari pilgrim; first group of Iran pilgrims arrive - Arab News;

Saudi Hajj Minister says ready to receive Qatari pilgrim; first group of Iran pilgrims arrive - Arab News

Arab NewsSaudi Hajj Minister says ready to receive Qatari pilgrim; first group of Iran pilgrims arriveArab NewsIn this combination image from pictures shared on social media, Iranian pilgrims check in at the Muhammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah on Sunday. They were the among first group of pilgrims from around the world to arrive for the ...and more »

Chinese hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia - Global Times

Chinese hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi ArabiaGlobal TimesA total of 284 Chinese Muslim hajj pilgrims from Southwest China's Yunnan Province reportedly arrived at the Medina Airport in Medina, Saudi Arabia in a chartered flight on Sunday. The group is the first batch of Chinese Muslim pilgrims sent to Islamic ...and more »

Sokoto Commences Airlifting of Intending Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia - THISDAY Newspapers;

Sokoto Commences Airlifting of Intending Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia - THISDAY Newspapers

THISDAY NewspapersSokoto Commences Airlifting of Intending Pilgrims to Saudi ArabiaTHISDAY NewspapersThe Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency has said the first batch of intending pilgrims to the 2017 Hajj from the state will be transported to Saudi Arabia Monday. The Director General of the Agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar, who disclosed this to ...and more »

Saudi to host relatives of Egyptian 'martyrs' for Hajj - Anadolu Agency;

Saudi to host relatives of Egyptian 'martyrs' for Hajj - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencySaudi to host relatives of Egyptian 'martyrs' for HajjAnadolu AgencySaudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz on Monday offered to host 1,000 relatives of slain Egyptian army and police personnel -- killed in recent militant attacks -- for the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca and Medina. “The king has offered to host 1,000 ...and more »