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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 03:54:22 GMT

The Indian Express

Two million pilgrims converge on Mecca for the Hajj
The Indian Express
Iranians are back after not attending in 2016 following a deadly Mecca stampede the previous year that killed nearly 2,300 pilgrims. It was the worst catastrophe in the history of the Hajj, with 464 people from the Islamic republic among the dead ...

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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:23:59 GMT


PM Nawaz Sharif is history, it's over: Naeem Bokhari
"I swear to God," he responded smilingly. "He is history. Its over," he said. To a question, he said that Mian sahab cannot live in London now. He cannot live in Jeddah either. He can neither go to Makkah nor Madina. There is only once place he can go ...

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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 21:51:17 GMT (press release) (blog)

Mawlid celebrations in Islamic History (press release) (blog)
“In the Haramayn (i.e. Makkah Mukarrama and Madina Munawwarah), in Egypt, Yemen rather all people of Arab world have been celebrating Mawlid for some time. Upon the sighting of the moon in Rabi ul Awwal their happiness touches the limits and hence ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:47:56 GMT

Saudi security forces foil suicide bomb attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque
It said a terrorist attack had been planned against Mecca's Grand Mosque, where Muslims from around the world have converged for the conclusion of the holy Ramadan fasting month. Since late 2014 Saudi Arabia has faced periodic bombings and shootings ...
Saudi Arabia thwarts huge terror attack on world's largest Mosque ahead of Ramadan
Breaking News: Foil Suicide Attack at Holy Place Mecca's Grand MosquePagalParrot

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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:48:09 GMT

Yemen's Houthis accused of firing missile at Mecca
The Saudi-led military coalition - which is backing Yemen's pro-government forces in the conflict with the Shia fighters - said the missile was "intercepted and destroyed" before it could do any damage - about 65km from Mecca, home to some of Islam's ...

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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 20:13:40 GMT


Why Mecca's marble flooring's cool to touch
For anyone who has performed the Umrah or Hajj pilgrimages, they will have probably noticed the coolness under foot when they stepped onto the marble floors of the Grand Mosque and around the Holy Kaaba in Mecca. Many have debated the reason ...

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:03:45 GMT

Kasmir Monitor

Missile Attack at Makka Mukarrama
Kasmir Monitor
Terror strikes against Makka and Madina—the two holiest sites in Islam—would be seen in history as the biggest stigma on the face of the Saudi regime. The most deplorable is the kingdom's unwillingness to stem the tide of growing Kharjism which stems ...

Ministry seeks 'asset valuer' proposals for Air India divestment

September 23rd 2017 6:26PM
... a whole or its constituents fully or part thereof through strategic sale with transfer of management control," a 'Request for Proposal' document issued ...

SBI Life Insurance IPO subscribed 3.58 times

September 23rd 2017 5:18PM
SBI will get Rs5,600 crore by selling 80 million equity shares, while the sale of 40 million shares will fetch BNP Paribas Cardif Rs2,800 crore.

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Trims Position in VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN)

September 23rd 2017 4:56PM
A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its ...