Qatar welcomes Saudi move to allow pilgrims to perform Hajj

Qatar's government has welcomed an announcement from Saudi Arabia that its people will be allowed to cross the border for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

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    Qatar's government has welcomed an announcement from Saudi Arabia that its people will be allowed to cross the border for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

    The decision comes in the middle of a land, air, and sea blockade by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

    Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports from the Abu Samra border crossing.


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