//Skip to content
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors


At least 323 Egyptian pilgrims have died during the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, primarily due to heat-related illnesses, reported the AFP. While Egypt has not officially confirmed these figures, state media have reported several deaths among the 56,000 Egyptians who participated in the pilgrimage. "All of them died because of heat" except for one who sustained fatal injuries during a minor crowd crush, one diplomat said to the AFP, adding that the total figure was obtained from the hospital…