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Qatar accuses Saudis of barring haj pilgrims, Riyadh says untrue

RIYADH: Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s Haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Makkah. Although 1,200 Qataris are eligible to perform the Haj under a quota system, Qatar says it has become impossible to get permits, blaming the campaign by Saudi Arabia, the...

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