Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Business Aug 21, 2017

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport, amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Qatar and Saudi ...

World May 28, 2016

Hajj row escalates as Iran and Saudi Arabia miss new deal

An Iranian delegation has left Saudi Arabia without an agreement for its citizens to attend the Muslim hajj pilgrimage this year, Saudi media have reported, a second failure by the rival Middle East powers to strike a deal. Relations between the two countries plummeted after ...