Month: October 2012

Kudos to Saudi boy scouts

Saudi Boy Scouts play an active role in helping pilgrims every year. It is estimated that over 4,500 of them are serving this year. Of them, 366 have been serving in the Health Ministry’s facilities scattered in Makkah, Madinah,...

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Pilgrims get tight protection by soldiers

Saudi officials say political protests will not disrupt the annual religious pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina known as the haj. As millions of pilgrims go through the steps of the haj, they are being watched by thousands of Saudi...

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