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Eid al-Fitr 2020 in Mecca, Karachi and Tehran

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Mecca Mecca Saudi Arabian city and capital of the Makkah province

Pilgrims respect social distancing during final walk around the Kaaba [Video]

Pilgrims respect social distancing during final walk around the Kaaba

Muslims pilgrims in the Mecca took part in the final tawaf on haj on Sunday by walking seven laps around the Kaaba, a stone structure that is the most sacred in Islam and the direction which Muslims face to pray.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:38Published
Haj pilgrims gather for second day of stoning of devil ritual [Video]

Haj pilgrims gather for second day of stoning of devil ritual

Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia took part in the second day of the symbolic stoning of the devil near Mecca on Saturday but maintained social distancing in a ritual that usually brings millions of worshippers from all over the world shoulder to shoulder.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:02Published
Turks hold first Eid prayers at Hagia Sophia mosque [Video]

Turks hold first Eid prayers at Hagia Sophia mosque

Eid al-Adha -- the Feast of Sacrifice -- is one of the most important holidays in the Muslim Calendar. It includes the pilgrimage to holy city of Mecca, the haj, which is one of the five pillars of Islam.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:02Published
The chosen few enjoy Mecca's Haj pilgrimage [Video]

The chosen few enjoy Mecca's Haj pilgrimage

Pilgrims performed their main Tawaf, the act of going around the Kaaba seven times, following the first day of a symbolic stoning of the devil ritual on Friday.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:03Published
Mecca's Grand Mosque perfumed ahead of Haj [Video]

Mecca's Grand Mosque perfumed ahead of Haj

Saudi authorities started perfuming the holy sites of Mecca's Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque in Medina on Monday ahead of the start of Haj.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:07Published

Karachi Karachi Metropolis in Sindh, Pakistan

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in southern city of Karachi [Video]

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in southern city of Karachi

An Airbus A320 carrying nearly 100 people en route from Lahore to Karachi crashes in a residential area, official says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 04:27Published
Had detailed discussion with top cops: Maharashtra Home Minister on bomb threats [Video]

Had detailed discussion with top cops: Maharashtra Home Minister on bomb threats

The administration of Hotel Taj received threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller threatened to blow up the hotels. While speaking to media in Mumbai, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh said, "After Karachi stock exchange terror attack, Taj Mahal Palace received a terror threat from Karachi." "I have had detailed discussions on beefing up security arrangements with both Maharashtra DGP and Mumbai Commissioner of Police," he added.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:31Published
Security tightens outside Mumbai's Taj Hotel after receiving threat call from Pakistan [Video]

Security tightens outside Mumbai's Taj Hotel after receiving threat call from Pakistan

Security tightened outside Taj Hotel and nearby areas on June 30. The step was taken after the hotel administration received a threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller threatened to blow up the hotel with bombs.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:13Published
Pakistan: 4 killed in attack on Karachi stock exchange [Video]

Pakistan: 4 killed in attack on Karachi stock exchange

Security officials kill gunmen who stormed the building in Pakistan's commercial capital.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:05Published

Tehran Tehran Capital and the largest city of Iran

Lebanese diaspora holds vigil to honour victims of Beirut blast [Video]

Lebanese diaspora holds vigil to honour victims of Beirut blast

Vigils for the victims of the Beirut blast were held in Tel Aviv, the Palestinian Territories, Tehran, Paris and London. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:50Published
Tehran housing cost skyrockets as people struggle to afford rent [Video]

Tehran housing cost skyrockets as people struggle to afford rent

Why the Iranian capital has become one of the world's most unaffordable cities to live in.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:54Published
Iran Launches Underground Missiles as part of Staged Attack [Video]

Iran Launches Underground Missiles as part of Staged Attack

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched underground ballistic missiles as part of an exercise targeting a mock-up US aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The military drill, code-named "Great Prophet-14", caused two American bases to go on alert, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington after a series of escalating incidents last year. The message behind this action was clearly aimed at the US, whose Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the Strait of Hormuz. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:45Published
Iranians roll up to drive-in circus [Video]

Iranians roll up to drive-in circus

Seated inside their cars, families attended an outdoor circus performance in Tehran, aimed at entertaining citizens safely as the country eases coronavirus lockdown measures.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:06Published
Ukraine waits to call Iran plane crash human error [Video]

Ukraine waits to call Iran plane crash human error

Ukraine's foreign minister said on Tuesday it was too soon to blame human error for the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger airliner near Tehran in January. That's in contrast to what Iran has already said about the disaster. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:10Published

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