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EGYPTAIR mission in Jeddah gets ready for pilgrimage return flights

EGYPTAIR pilgrimage mission in Jeddah held an  initial intensive meeting to discuss easily  return flights to  Egypt, according to a press statement of the company early this week. Mission Cheif, Mohammad Abdel Wahab,  affirmed his company’s collaboration with the Saudi authorities and pilgrimage stakeholders to ensure committing airports procedures in Jeddah and Madina Munawara.  On 15 August, EGYPTAIR ended …

Daily News Egypt

The dead of the Salem Express

Out of all the dive sites in the Red Sea, the Salem Express wreck is known among divers as the most depressing. In 1991, the passenger ferry carrying pilgrims back from Saudi Arabia sunk 18 metres under the turbulent waters of Safaga’s sea, killing all most of its passengers Resting on its side, the twisted …

Sara Abou Bakr

The spiritual journey to Mecca

Every year millions of Muslims go on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia to visit the cities of Mecca and Medina. The visit to the holy places that lay at the centre of the Muslim faith is a highlight in their spiritual life.

Abdel-Rahman Sherief

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