Saudi Arabia Halts Pilgrims As Region’s Airlines Battle Virus

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Emirates Airbus A380
Credit: Rob Finlayson
Air transport across the Middle East received another coronavirus-related blow Feb. 27 when Saudi Arabia imposed a ban on all foreign pilgrims from entering the country. The BBC reported that the Arab nation had suspended visas for Muslims seeking to visit Mecca and Medina, the two holiest places in...

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