Beyond the Headlines podcast: The view from Hajj and a Rohingya refugee update
In this week's episode, The National reporters give first-hand accounts from both Hajj in Saudi Arabia and from Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh
This week, Beyond the Headlines brings you two interviews on topics from two different corners of the Muslim world: a first-hand account from Hajj, and an update on the ongoing Rohingya crisis. Listen here:
In Makkah, where over two million Muslims are fulfilling their Islamic duties for Hajj, The National's Naser Al Wasmi gives a firsthand account from Saudi Arabia. How are pilgrims adjusting to the high temperatures, and what tips can we give to others who look to descend on Makkah?
Also, Campbell MacDiarmid returns from a week-long trip to Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh to provide an update on how over 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are surviving in increasingly desperate conditions.
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Updated: August 22, 2018 12:02 PM