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Saudi Arabia limits annual pilgrimage due to Covid

1 month ago   |   By Politico

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia announced Saturday this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The announcement by the kingdom comes after it ran an incredibly pared-down pilgrimage last year over the virus, but still allowed a small number of the faithful to take part in the annual ceremony.
A statement on the state-run Saudi Press Agency quoted the kingdom's Hajj and Umrah Ministry making the announcement. It said this year's hajj, which will begin in mid-July, will be...
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Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Saudi Arabia says this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
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