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1041
mina
Haj 2012 begins, pilgrims start moving into Mina

  Makkah, October 24: Hundreds of thousands of white-clad believers, in buses, cars and on foot and all of them chanting “Labbaik Allahumma Labb...
1042
abudhabi
More Abu Dhabi – India Jet Airways flights

  Abdu Dhabi, October 23: Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) and Jet Airways added four direct weekly flights between Abu Dhabi Internati...
1043
qatar
Qatar ruler visits Gaza in boost to Hamas

Gaza City, October 23: The emir of Qatar received a hero’s welcome in Gaza on Tuesday, becoming the first head of state to visit the Palestinian ter...
1044
Aamir-Afridi_copy
Shahid Afridi, Aamir Khan meet Maulana Tariq Jamil in Makkah

  Makkah, October 23: Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi and Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan met Maulana Tariq Jamil in Makkah who enlightened them o...
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Bosnia
Bosnian pilgrim ‘walks to Makkah for Hajj’

Makkah, October 23: A Bosnian Muslim pilgrim who left last December on pilgrimage to Makkah by foot told AFP on Monday that he has arrived after p...
1046
Doctor_gets_jail
Doctor gets life term for premeditated murder

Dubai, October 22: An Austrian doctor has been sentenced to life in prison for premeditated murder. He was charged with giving written and verbal ...
1047
hajje
Heavy rains in Mina ahead of Haj

  Makkah, October 22: Mina witnessed heavy rains Sunday, two days before pilgrims start descending on the tent city for Haj. Saudi authorities hav...
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hajj.pg
Mufti praises services for pilgrims

Makkah, October 22: Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh yesterday highlighted the Saudi government’s efforts in the service of pilgrims ...
1049
ramalla
Israel bars 14 guests of King from Haj

Ramallah, October 21: Israeli soldiers manning the Allenby Bridge crossing between Jordan and the West Bank barred 14 Palestinians who were traveling ...
1050
hj
Saudi King: Don’t shun modernity

  Makkah, October 21: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah yesterday urged Muslims to acquire strength in order to protect themselves a...
1051
kiswa
Kiswa handed to Sheikh Al-Shaibi

    Jeddah, October 18: The General Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Affairs handed in the new Kiswa (Kaaba's cover) to the senior gatekeep...
1052
creditcard
Al Hilal Bank launches world's first 'Qibla locator' credit card

  Abu Dhabi, October 17: World’s first Qibla locator credit card, developed by Al Hilal Bank in association with MasterCard and InfoTec Syst...
1053
mtarafat
Arafat Day on Oct. 25

Jeddah, October 17: The Arafat Day, when millions of Muslim pilgrims will stand in prayer on the mount of Arafat near Makkah at the peak of the annu...
1054
dubai_eid
Dubai braces for festivities as Eid Al Adha falls on Oct 26

Dubai, October 17: Just as Saudi Arabia announced that the first day of Eid Al Adha will fall on Friday, October 26, Dubai is all set to launch t...
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Dubai_Airport
From January, enter and exit Dubai airports in 22 seconds

    Dubai, October 16: Dubai will introduce self-process e-Gates or 'Smart Gates' whereby the passengers won’t have to stand in long passpo...
1056
Eid_Holidays
Qatar’s public sector to get 10 days off for Eid

Manama, October 16: Qatar’s public sector employees will be given 10 days off as the country celebrates Eid Al Adha. The holidays will start on T...
1057
emirates
Emirates introduces special fares to India for Eid and Diwali

  Dubai, October 15: Dubai-based Emirates airline, the largest in the Middle East, has introduced special fares to India for travelers going...
1058
zamzam_water
Speculation about Zamzam water decried

  Makkah, October 15: Chairman of the United Zamzam Office Suleiman Abu Ghelya has dismissed rumors appearing on some social networking sites...
1059
rafiq
Homeless Indian in Oman wants to end life

.   Muscat, October 14: A desperate homeless Indian worker has threatened to end his life unless he gets help to return to his home country.   M...
1060
taj
Dubai to build its own Taj Mahal

Dubai, October 13: The UAE emirate of Dubai plans to build its own Taj Mahal at a cost of $1 billion. Taj Arabia will be about four times the siz...
1061
haj1_piligrims
Dubai Airports all set to handle pilgrims

Dubai, October 13: Dubai Airports will begin processing the transactions of the first batch of 35,000 to 40,000 pilgrims from the UAE and on tr...
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riyadh
Riyadh residents to be registered

  Riyadh, October 12: The High Commission for Riyadh Development (HCRD) has completed preparation for the registration of residents in the capital...
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Dubai_fog
10 accidents on Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway due to thick fog

Abu Dhabi, October 10: At least 10 accidents and a three car pile up were reported on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway on Wednesday due to dense fog. Da...
1064
Etihad
Gulf-based airlines extend global reach

Dubai, October 9: Despite facing opposition from several countries time and again, Gulf carriers have proved they are unstoppable. Etihad Airways s...
1065
mahatma-gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi has inspired many freedom struggles: Eram chief

Dammam (Saudi Arabia), October 9:  "The non violence of Mahatma Gandhi had not only won freedom for India, but influenced many freedom struggles arou...
 
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