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Babies born in holy places get royal names during Haj

Khaleej Times logo Khaleej Times 12/08/2019 Web Report

During the Haj pilgrimage, eight births were recorded in hospitals in Makkah and the holy places of Mina and Arafat.

a person sitting on a bed: Babies born in holy places get royal names during Haj © Provided by Galadari Printing & Publishing LLC Babies born in holy places get royal names during Haj The Ministry of Health said on Sunday that five babies were delivered in Makkah Maternity and Children Hospital while two were born in Arafat and one in Mina, according to Saudi Press Agency.

In Arafat, two women pilgrims went into labour while performing Haj rites and delivered babies with the help of other pilgrims on August 10 - the second day of Haj, Arab News reported.

One pilgrim was a Libyan woman, Suad Mohammed Barbush, 40, who delivered a baby boy at the Jabal Al Rahma Hospital and named him Arafat, after the holy mount.

While the second woman was a Guinean pilgrim named, Maimunah Ali, 23, who gave birth at the East Arafat Hospital on Saturday, hours after she and her husband, Abu Bakr, climbed Arafat in the morning as part of the Haj ritual. The new parents named their son, Mohammed Salman, after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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