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Saudi Arabia to launch tourist visas by next year

AFP | Saudi Arabia will begin issuing tourist visas in the first quarter of 2018, its top tourism official said, a first for the kingdom...

Pilgrims fainted on Karachi-bound flight of Saudi Airline

News Analysis | The return journey became the biggest trial for 300 Pakistani pilgrims when the Karachi-bound flight of Saudi Arabian Airline, that took off...

Eid-ul-Adha 2017: Glimpses from around the world

Eid-ul-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, is the second most revered festival in the Muslim world, which is celebrated to mark the end of...

Hajj 2017: What you need to know

News Analysis | Around two million Muslims from all over the world have gathered this year (2017) in the Holy City of Mecca, Saudi Arabia,...

Stepping up the pressure: Saudi strong arms Muslim nations to take...

James Dorsey | Saudi Arabia, in a first move to pressure mostly Muslim states to join its campaign against Qatar, has persuaded six sub-Saharan African...

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