Umrah News and Updates from The Economic Times

Saudi Arabia empties Islam’s holiest site for ‘sterilisation’ 05 Mar, 2020, 10.47 PM IST On Wednesday, the kingdom halted the umrah pilgrimage for its own citizens and residents. The move came after authorities last week suspended visas for the umrah and barred citizens from the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council from entering Mecca and Medina. Saudi Arabia on Thursday declared three...

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Iraq Report: January 23, 2004

23 January 2004, Volume 7, Number 3 CAR BOMB DETONATES OUTSIDE U.S. HEADQUARTERS IN BAGHDAD. A pick-up truck laden with explosives detonated outside U.S. occupation headquarters in Baghdad on 18 January, killing at least 20 people, and injuring more than 60, international media reported. The car detonated during the morning rush-hour, setting nearby cars on fire. A number of coalition...

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New virus hits Mideast airlines with $100M loss, group says

Abu Dhabi, Mar 2 (AP) Major travel disruptions due to the new coronavirus have already caused the equivalent of a roughly $100 million loss to airlines in the Middle East[1], which serves as a connection hub for east-west travel, the industry’s main trade association said Monday. The Persian Gulf[2] city of Dubai[3], which is home to the world’s busiest airport...

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