Tareq Al-Thaqafi

During the Hajj season, locals in Makkah are often praised for their fluency in several languages. (Supplied)

Fluent Makkah locals break down language barriers during Hajj

  • Most Makkah residents are able to communicate in several languages after years of direct contact with pilgrims
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Pilgrimage may strengthen family bonds as many perform Hajj with relatives, creating shared memories. (AN photo by Huda Bashatah photos

Hajj: An odyssey of faith and personal growth

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Special Grand Hajj Symposium in Makkah emphasizes compliance and safety

Grand Hajj Symposium in Makkah emphasizes compliance and safety

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Hajj weather expected to be extremely hot this year

Hajj weather expected to be extremely hot this year

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Saudi writer brings massive crowds to Rabat Book Fair

Saudi writer brings massive crowds to Rabat Book Fair

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Saudi Arabia’s caves: more than just rock cavities

Saudi Arabia’s caves: more than just rock cavities

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