HAJJ 2017

WHO Says Saudis are ‘Well-Prepared’ To Handle Cholera Risk at September’s Hajj

Temperatures soared over 100 degrees during each day of the Hajj.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that Saudi Arabia's authorities are "well prepared" to handle annual and new challenges surrounding the Hajj pilgrimage this year, taking place in September.


Saudi Begins Extended Eid Al-Fitr Holiday as Massive Celebrations Planned

King Salman
An extended Eid Al-Fitr holiday began in Saudi Arabia and most other Arab countries on Sunday, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates will also start the holiday on Sunday, but Oman starts the holiday on Monday, according to reports.

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