Saudi cleric calls for 'urgent' action to stop Syria bloodshed
The imam of Mecca's Grand Mosque called on Arabs and Muslims on Friday to take "practical and urgent" steps to stop bloodshed in Syria that has killed some 30,000 people, and urged world states to assume their moral responsibility towards the conflict.


Muslims from around the world on Friday celebrated Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the annual Muslim haj pilgrimage that attracted some three million people from nearly 190 countries. (Reuters)