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The Hajj pilgrimage and surveillance for MERS in pilgrims from African countries
Thanks to Greg Folkers for sending the link to this major report in Tropical Medicine & International Healt h: The Hajj pilgrimage and surveillance for Middle East Respiratory syndrome coronavirus in pilgrims from African countries .
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Saudi Arabia: Camel sheds forced to relocate amid MERS fears
Municipalities have intensified efforts to relocate camel pens from neighborhoods near Makkah and Jeddah amid fears that they can be a potential source of the deadly coronavirus.
15 hrs ago
Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Mecca
Muslims circle the Kaaba and pray during their Umrah Mawlid al-Nabawi pilgrimage, at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, January 13, 2014.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Saudi health minister sacked amid virus deaths
In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, Egyptian Muslim pilgrims, some wearing masks as a precaution against the Middle East respiratory syndrome, pray after they cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, in Mina near the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
It's contagious after all? Mecca's surroundings...
The Kingdom's Western Region is experiencing an unprecedented real estate boom, with billions of riyals earmarked for mega projects.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah doctors resign over MERS scare
Via the Saudi Gazette , a report evidently written before today's new cases were announced: Doctors resign over coronavirus scare .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mecca pilgrimage gets a $227 billion makeover
The annual hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia -- Islam's most holy city -- is receiving $227 billion in improvements in a 30-year project.
I4U Future Technology News
Mers Death Toll Rises
A foreigner has died of the MERS virus in Saudi Arabia, the country's health ministry announced Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Legacy of Malcolm X to be subject of discussion
Imam Zaid Shakir will lead a discussion of the legacy of Malcolm X as the 50th anniversary of the civil rights icon's life-changing pilgrimage to Mecca nears.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
HRH Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Receives AHIC 2014 Leadership Award
Dubai, UAE 9 April 2014: The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference will be presenting the Leadership Award this year to HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President and Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities , in recognition of his vibrant role in developing the hospitality sector in Saudi Arabia.
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Jeremy Little: Musician, producer, entrepreneur passes away in Mecca
Rest in peace: Jeremy Little , here seen holding the Anugerah Skrin 2013 awards won by the movie 'KIL' that he co-produced with Rewan Ishak.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
How Humor Can Reveal Religious Truth And Show The Funny Side Of Faith
Though religion can sometimes be a tough topic to joke about, the panelists discussed the important ways in which humor can be used to address serious subjects.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Resolving the Caracas nightmare
We welcome with a sense of great relief the return home of women and children whose husbands and fathers have been thrown into jail in Caracas under rather disturbing circumstances.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2014 poised to attract...
March 27, 2014 The tourism industry is one of the key pillars of the economy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
19 Muslims held: calls for Govt to act
Several community leaders yesterday afternoon spoke out, demanding Government's intervention and a swift resolution of the incident in which 19 TriniA dadian Muslims remain detained in Venezuela.
RackHigh Announces New Security Accelerator Service to Make Advanced...
RackHigh Security Accelerator, a new service designed to automate the deployment and management of advanced security features in both dedicated and cloud environments.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
EHotelier Global Hospitality News
Millennium and Copthorne Middle East and Africa has announced that it will open 20 new hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is part of a wider plan to operate 50 properties throughout the region by 2017.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
4 arrested in 1WTC jump
Four New York-area men were arrested Monday after a base jumping stunt from atop One World Trade Center in September, police said.