BREAKING NEWS | Makkah’s Grand Mosque To Receive Umrah Pilgrims On Sunday

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Makkah’s Grand Mosque will see the return of Umrah pilgrims on Sunday for the first time since the pilgrimage was temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus, with the exception of Hajj. Pilgrims will gather at allocated since in Makkah including Ajyad, Al-Shasha, Al-Gazzah and Al-Zahir, and will be transported to … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Makkah’s Grand Mosque To Receive Umrah Pilgrims On Sunday

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Says Hajj Pilgrimage To Start July 29

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – This year’s Hajj which has been scaled back dramatically to include only around 1,000 pilgrims due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, will begin on July 29, authorities said Monday. Some 2.5 million people from all over the world usually participate in the ritual that takes place over several days, centered … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Says Hajj Pilgrimage To Start July 29

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | KhalifaSat Captures Image of Grand Mosque Makkah During Eid Al Adha

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – An Image of the Grand Mosque of Makkah was taken by KhalifaSat on the first day of Eid Al Adha during the Hajj pilgrimage of this year. KhalifaSat was fully developed at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre’s facilities by Emirati engineers and was launched into space in October 2018. It … Continue reading Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | KhalifaSat Captures Image of Grand Mosque Makkah During Eid Al Adha