ISLAMABAD: Hajj flight operation began on Monday as Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) first flight departed with 328 pilgrims on board from Benazir International Airport, Islamabad early Monday morning for Madina, ARY News reported. Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf arrived at the airport to see off the pilgrims. Speaking to media on the occasion, the minister said that comprehensive arrangements have been made in the holy cities of Makkah and Madina to facilitate the pilgrims in the best…
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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: Suspects including engineers and two government employees will face trial in Saudi Arabia over the deaths of 107 people when a crane toppled over at Makkah's Grand Mosque last year, a local newspaper that reflects government thinking reported on Tuesday.