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Mecca

Singapore Airlines to end Cairo, Riyadh flights

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Singapore Airlines said on May 16 it will stop flying to Cairo and Riyadh from September 2014 because of "weak performance" on the routes. The...
King Abdullah smart city to be tailor-made for pilgrims’ needs

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Saudi Arabia plans to create a smart city near Mecca that will offer tailor-made services for pilgrims, Arab News reported. The new full-fledged pilgrim city...
Mecca property sales quadruple in 2013

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Sales values and volumes have risen by up to four times in the holy city of Mecca within 2013, even though land prices are...
Indonesia taps into Hajj fund to raise cash

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The cash-strapped Indonesian government is using liquidity from its Hajj pilgrimage fund to buy domestic Islamic bonds, or sukuks, in a move to reduce...
Nigerian wins Islamic Miss World contest

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A Nigerian woman won the Muslimah World contest, a beauty pageant exclusively for Muslim women held in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on September 18....
Middle East airlines step up Indonesia flights

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Indonesia will get a number of new flight connections to and from the Middle East, with at least four airlines newly tapping into the...
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Indonesia's state-owned financial services major Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) is expanding in Saudi Arabia in an effort to tap the Middle East banking market,...
Great Mosque 500

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Construction companies from Malaysia are aiming to obtain tenders for development projects in the Saudi Arabian holy cities of Mecca and Medina, according to...

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Three major hoteliers have signed deals with Saudi Arabia’s Jabal Omar Development Company to operate new hotels in Makkah. JODC plans to open up...

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Qatar or Jeddah, Saudi Arabia might soon be the recipients of a new Fairmont Raffles hotel complex.  The Qatari monarchy has invested US$877million in...