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Pakistanis asked to declare whether they are of Shia faith to perform Hajj

Pakistani pilgrims wishing to perform Hajj this year will have to declare whether they are Shia on their Hajj application forms if they have any hopes of making the sacred pilgrimage. Confirming that the conditions had been forward by Saudi Arabia, government officials responsible for making Hajj arrangements said, “Saudi ...

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ISIS threatens to attack Saudi Arabia

Takfiri ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says. According to Syria Alaan news website, ISIL militants will begin an armed operation in Saudi Arabia after being supplied with arms and ...

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The Saudi Lobby

Dr. As’ad Abu Khalil on the Saudi Lobby Usually one speaks comically of the Arab lobby in Washington, D.C.. Since the oil boom in the 1970s, various Arab-American businesspeople and crooks traveled to the Middle East offering their services to Gulf regimes and promising—in return for large sums of money—to ...

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