Saudi Arabia Calls On Muslims To Sight Dhu Al – Hijjah Crescent Moon

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom to sight the Dhu al – Hijjah crescent moon on Wednesday evening, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. The sighting of the moon marks the beginning of the Dhu Al – Hijjah Islamic month in which the Hajj … More Saudi Arabia Calls On Muslims To Sight Dhu Al – Hijjah Crescent Moon

Foreign Pilgrims Required To Present Negative COVID-19 Test Certificate On Arrival In Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Foreign piligrims travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah are required to present a negative PCR or rapid antigen test certificate on arrival in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said on Monday. The test must to taken no more than 48 hours before the pilgrim departs for the … More Foreign Pilgrims Required To Present Negative COVID-19 Test Certificate On Arrival In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Overseas Pilgrims Can Apply For Umrah, Prayer, Visit Permits Via Apps

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia announced Sunday that overseas pilgrims can now apply for permits for Umrah and prayers at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, as well as for visiting the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina via approved apps. The latest move comes in cooperation with Saudi Data & Artificial Intelligence Authority ‘SDAIA’ and the Ministry of … More Saudi Arabia: Overseas Pilgrims Can Apply For Umrah, Prayer, Visit Permits Via Apps

Saudi Arabia To Restrict Umrah Permits To Those Who Received Two COVID Vaccine Doses

PARIS, France – Authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced they will restrict the issuance of Umrah permits to those who have received two doses of approved COVID – 19 vaccines in the Kingdom starting from Sunday, according to a statement. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that the rule will apply starting 6 … More Saudi Arabia To Restrict Umrah Permits To Those Who Received Two COVID Vaccine Doses

Saudi Arabia Bars Foreign Travellers From Haj Over COVID – 19

Saudi Arabia has restricted the annual Haj pilgrimage to its own citizens and residents for the second year running in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the state Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Saturday. Only people aged between 18 and 65 who have been vaccinated or immunised against the virus, and are free of chronic … More Saudi Arabia Bars Foreign Travellers From Haj Over COVID – 19

Saudi Arabia Says COVID -19 Vaccination Required For 2021 Haj

Saudi Arabia’s health ministry has ruled that only people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to attend the Haj this year, Saudi Newspaper Okaz on Monday. ‘The COVID-19 vaccine is mandatory for those willing to come to the haj and will be one of main conditions (for receiving a permit to come)’, … More Saudi Arabia Says COVID -19 Vaccination Required For 2021 Haj

BREAKING NEWS | 250,000 Umrah Pilgrims To Be Allowed In Second Phase

RIAYDH | SAUDI ARABIA – As many as 250,000 domestic pilgrims will be allowed to perform Umrah in the second phase as part of the gradual resumption of the pilgrimage and visits to the Two Holy Mosques from Sunday. (Oct.18). Worshipers will also be permitted to visit Rawdah Sharif and the old mosque area at … More BREAKING NEWS | 250,000 Umrah Pilgrims To Be Allowed In Second Phase

HEALTH | No Virus Cases As Saudi Arabia Successfully Resumes Umrah

JEDDHA – The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah declared on Sunday the success of the first day of the Umrah pilgrimage, which was resumed some seven months after it was suspended due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. No infections or health violations were reported on the first day of the resumption of the pilgrimage … More HEALTH | No Virus Cases As Saudi Arabia Successfully Resumes Umrah

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Announces Haj Health Measures For Domestic Pilgrims

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia announced health protocols to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the 2020 Haj Season, banning gatherings and meetings between pilgrims, the state news agency said on Monday. Saudi Arabia decided in June to limit the number of domestic pilgrims attending the Haj to around 1,000 to … More NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Announces Haj Health Measures For Domestic Pilgrims

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Announces Hajj Protocols, Measures For Pilgrims

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia will enforce several health measures and protocols for Muslims who will be performing the upcoming Hajj Pilgrimage in an effort to prevent the deadly coronavirus from spreading, the Kingdom’s Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq al – Rabiah said on Tuesday. The Hajj pilgrimage, which is one of the … More NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Announces Hajj Protocols, Measures For Pilgrims