Gaza pilgrims head to Saudi Arabia for Umrah

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Maan News Agency | Febr 12, 2012

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Around 500 pilgrims from the Gaza Strip will leave for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday via the Rafah crossing, Hamas’ interior ministry said.

The pilgrims are undertaking the Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca, which can be performed at any time during the year.

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