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More than 2 million pilgrims complete journey to Mount Arafat for second day of Hajj

  • Pilgrims spent the day praying and repenting and praying for personal strength in the future
  • 'We’re doing this to get closer to Allah, to be absolved'
photos By Arab News ·

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King Salman arrives in Mina to oversee pilgrim services

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Uri Avnery, who shocked Israel by meeting Yasser Arafat, dies aged 94

  • The peace activist dedicated his life to an agreement that included a Palestinian state alongside Israel
  • Tributes pour in for the former Knesset member , who was also an Arab News columnist
By Arab News ·

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Child nurseries a first for Hajj

  • Worshippers with children can register for the service during their completion of the Hajj permit application via the ministry’s electronic services
  • Children are received during Hajj season starting from the seventh of the month of Dhu Al-Hijja until the 13th
By Arab News ·

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At least eight dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy

  • Eight people lost their lives after a mountain stream suddenly flooded in Italy’s Calabria region
  • The eight dead were part of a group of around 15 people walking along Raganello stream in Pollino national park
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Meet the Dubai ad men who pay you to sit in traffic

  • Blockchain technology challenges traditional outdoor media
  • Adverts connect to driver mobile phone
By REBECCA SPONG ·

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Late heartache for Saudi Arabia in ‘crucial’ Asian Games handball draw with Japan

  • Saudi Arabia are drawn with Japan, Iraq and reigning champions Qatar
  • With only the top two progressing to the semifinals, the result of the opening match with Japan was vital
By Gary Meenaghan ·

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Meet the Dubai ad men who pay you to sit in traffic

  • Blockchain technology challenges traditional outdoor media
  • Adverts connect to driver mobile phone
By REBECCA SPONG ·