Hajj 2017 will begin in the evening of Wednesday, August 30
- 6 JULY 2017 Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to terms for Hajj 2017
- 6 JULY 2017 Saudi Policeman Killed, 6 Wounded In Qatif Bomb Attack....
Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to terms for Hajj 2017
(IRNA) The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri said on Wednesday that all the conditions of Iran in order to provide security for Iranian Hajj pilgrims and safeguarding their honor were accepted and inked by the Saudi officials. Salehi-Amiri added that safeguarding the Iranian pilgrims’ honor and respect is a top priority for Iranian officials. He added that the first group of the pilgrims will leave for Saudi Arabia on July 31 Source
Saudi Policeman Killed, 6 Wounded In Qatif Bomb AttackJEDDAH: A policeman was killed in a bomb attack in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province on Thursday, authorities said. A police patrol was targeted while in the Al-Musawara neighborhood of Qatif Municipality resulting in the death of Cpl. Abdullah Treiki Al-Turki and wounding six others, the Interior Ministry said, cited by the official SPA news agency. The attack, carried out by terrorists, was the second this week in the same area. On Tuesday morning Vice Sgt. Adel Faleh Al-Otaibi was killed and 3 others were wounded after a explosive projectile hit their vehicle. Earlier Thursday, Sgt. Abdul Aziz Al-Turki, who was injured by an improvised explosive device in the town of Awamiyah in Qatif on Tuesday, died at the Central Hospital of Qatif. Al-Turki was on duty patrolling the area in an armored vehicle when an explosive was thrown at him. He was taken to hospital for emergency surgery on his head, but his health deteriorated. Source
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