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Life & Style - Health
9/19/2013 10:19:58 AM
Saudi health ministry announces that two citizens have died after contracting the MERS coronavirus

World - Region
9/8/2013 1:18:14 PM
Saudi Arabia is the country worst hit by MERS, which has killed 47 in the Gulf kingdom

World - Region
7/25/2013 2:15:27 PM
As a precaution against coronavirus in hajj season, Saudi authorities cut number of pilgrims coming from within country by half and by 20 percent from abroad; no measures taken yet at airport

World - Region
7/8/2013 12:49:04 PM
57th Saudi citizen is decapitated for mudering a fellow Saudi in a dispute in Mecca region

Egypt - Politics
6/24/2013 6:04:48 PM
Senior Sunni cleric says that killing is a worse sin in Islam than the destruction of the sacred Kaaba in Mecca

Business - Economy
6/10/2013 9:33:39 PM
Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou will visit Saudi Arabia to discuss latter's decision to cut number of pilgrims to Mecca, Medina by 20 percent

Egypt - Politics
6/6/2013 11:25:50 AM
A bus crash Wednesday near Mecca kills seven Egyptian pilgrims and injures at least 17; casualties rushed to nearby hospitals

Multimedia -
5/8/2013 2:43:25 PM
In Buenos Aires, painters have found a surplus of empty walls to splash their colors on, creating the most captivating graffiti

World - Region
4/24/2013 11:43:35 AM
Saudi justice minister says ultra-conservative kingdom is not planning to allow establishment of non-Muslim places of worship

World - Region
10/28/2012 8:08:39 PM
Small-scale demo in the east of the holy city staged by Syrian pilgrims is dispersed by police

World - Region
10/28/2012 11:41:24 AM
Final rituals of annual hajj sees pilgrims leaving holy city of Mina before dusk to hurl rocks at three pillars representing Satan; Pilgrimage officially ends Monday

World -
10/25/2012 10:33:18 PM
Senad Hadzic reaches Mecca for hajj after travelling on foot for 314 days through Bosnia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Syria and Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Multimedia -
10/25/2012 5:59:57 PM

World - Region
10/24/2012 10:52:56 AM
Moving from holy city of Mecca to Mina, more than two million Muslims begin main rituals of hajj pilgrimage

Business - Economy
10/24/2012 10:10:26 AM
As the annual haj season begins, pilgrims are looking for precious keepsakes with religious significance

World - Region
10/21/2012 4:45:51 PM
More than 2 million Muslims are expected to perform hajj this year; Saudi Interior Minister insisted that pilgrims from Syria are not being barred from the world's largest Muslim annual gathering

Egypt - Politics
10/14/2012 11:48:26 AM
Executive Chief of the Egyptian mission in Saudi Arabia reports that three Egyptians died during the pilgrimage to Mecca

Business - Economy
9/19/2012 12:58:23 PM
Kingdom says giant development projects in Mecca and Medina make it difficult to accommodate larger visitor numbers

World - Region
9/5/2012 1:10:51 PM
Man beheaded in Mecca for raping a female family member, brings to 53 the total number of executions in Saudi Arabia this year

Egypt - Politics
8/16/2012 3:40:52 PM
After meeting in Mecca last week, Turkish President Abdallah Gul accepts Morsi's invitation to visit Egypt next December

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