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Muslim women stand as they pray after eating their iftar (breaking fast) meal during the holy month

In shadow of coronavirus, Muslims face a Ramadan like never before

The holiest month in the Islamic calendar is usually one of community, reflection, charity and prayer.

By REUTERS
20/04/2020
Crowds gather for Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia suspends entry of Mecca pilgrims amid coronavirus spread

Umrah Visits to Mecca After first case of corona is found in Baghdad, Saudi Arabia suspends entry of pilgrims amid spread of virus.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
28/02/2020
Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi A

Saudi Arabia orders arrest of female rapper who produced 'Mecca Girl'

"Our respect to other girls but the Mecca girl is sugar candy," Slay sings in the video, rapping about women who reside in the city of Mecca.

Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi A

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics

Saudi Arabia stakes its reputation on its guardianship of Islam's holiest sites and organizing a peaceful haj, which has been marred in the past by deadly stampedes, fires and riots.

By REUTERS
08/08/2019
Chicken

Don't count your chickens: Israel to experience poultry shortage

As Muslim workers are to be absent on Eid al-Adha, several slaughterhouses are to be shut down

By LEON SVERDLOV
05/08/2019

COGAT prepares for thousands of Palestinians on Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca

“To the pilgrims, and to the entire Muslim world, we wish a blessed Hajj," COGAT's head, Maj.-Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun, said.

A locust is held by Israeli researcher at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's Faculty

Swarm of locusts darkens skies of Saudia Arabia

The infestation started on Sunday, when masses of the insect were reported to have come from Sudan and Eritrea following unusually heavy rainfall in the region.

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the

IDF prepares for crossing of 10,000 Palestinians through Jordan to Mecca

"I am pleased to announce that we are prepared to welcome the pilgrims to the Al-Haram Mosque in Mecca," stated Khatib.

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the

Muslims at hajj blame Arab disunity for Jerusalem embassy move

The status of Jerusalem - home to sites holy to the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions - is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

By REUTERS
20/08/2018
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