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Umrah: Islamic pilgrimage
The ʿUmrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca that can be undertaken at any time of the year, in contrast to the Ḥajj, which has specific dates according to the Islamic lunar calendar.

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Saudi Arabia: Cars swept away as heavy storm lashes Makkah | Oneindia News *International [Video]

Saudi Arabia: Cars swept away as heavy storm lashes Makkah | Oneindia News *International

Several cars were swept away in floods while Umrah pilgrims braved heavy rain as a storm hit the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia on Friday. The crisis and disaster management center in Makkah..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:27Published
Shahrukh Khan visits Vaisho Devi temple after Mecca | Watch video | Oneindia News *Entertainment [Video]

Shahrukh Khan visits Vaisho Devi temple after Mecca | Watch video | Oneindia News *Entertainment

A few days after being spotted at Mecca performing the Umrah, Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan was clicked at the Vaishno Devi temple today. #ShahrukhKhan #Pathaan #VaishnoDevi

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:29Published

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