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Rana Mamdouh

Rana Mamdouh

Rana Mamdouh is a commissioning editor at Alpheratz, a sister publication of New Lines in Arabic. She is an Egyptian journalist specializing in political, judicial and parliamentary affairs. Since 2007, she has worked for Egyptian and Arab newspapers, including Al-Dostour, Al-Tahrir, Al-Maqal, Al-Akhbar in Lebanon, and As-Safir Al-Arabi, as well as the independent news website Mada Masr.

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Why Pilgrims Are Dying on the Hajj

Why Pilgrims Are Dying on the Hajj

A recent overhaul of Saudi Arabia's visa system has caused the rise of an international network of “Hajj racketeers.” When unauthorized pilgrims reach Mecca, stringent new security measures force them to undertake long, arduous treks on foot under the scorching desert sun to fulfill their religious duties.

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