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Hajj Begins in Saudi Arabia Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Every year, usually about two million people visit Saudi Arabia to complete the Hajj pilgrimage. But as COVID-19 cases continue to increase there, the kingdom decided to ban foreigners and severely limit the number of locals taking part. So, what exactly are the restrictions in place? And how will the scaled-down Hajj impact the Saudi economy? Guests: Nawab Osman Visiting Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley Sara Bazoobandi Fellow at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington

Muslim pilgrimage: What Hajj means to me

Muslim pilgrimage: What Hajj means to me

How will coronavirus impact Hajj?

How will coronavirus impact Hajj?

Coronavirus Outbreak: Saudi Arabia halts travels to Mecca and Medina

Coronavirus Outbreak: Saudi Arabia halts travels to Mecca and Medina

International pilgrims barred from Hajj for 2020

International pilgrims barred from Hajj for 2020

Turkey's Expanding Defence Industry

Turkey's Expanding Defence Industry

​Turkish President Says UN Failed Once Again

​Turkish President Says UN Failed Once Again

​What Reforms Does the UN Need? | Turkish Defence Industry

​What Reforms Does the UN Need? | Turkish Defence Industry

What's Led To The Rapid Growth in Turkey's Defence Sector?

What's Led To The Rapid Growth in Turkey's Defence Sector?

Saudi Arabia Condemned Over Khashoggi Ruling |​ Turkey's Gaming Industry

Saudi Arabia Condemned Over Khashoggi Ruling |​ Turkey's Gaming Industry

​Turkey's Booming Gaming Industry

​Turkey's Booming Gaming Industry

Khashoggi Murder: Saudi Arabia Commutes Death Sentences

Khashoggi Murder: Saudi Arabia Commutes Death Sentences

​What's Behind the Success of Turkey's Gaming Industry?

​What's Behind the Success of Turkey's Gaming Industry?

Turkey-France Tensions | Turkish Grand Prix

Turkey-France Tensions | Turkish Grand Prix

Formula 1 Returns To Turkey

Formula 1 Returns To Turkey

Have Turkey-France Relations Hit Rock Bottom?

Have Turkey-France Relations Hit Rock Bottom?

Turkish Grand Prix

Turkish Grand Prix

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