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

NEWS ALERT | UAE Lauds Saudi Decision On This Year’s HAJ

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The UAE Hajj Affairs Office, HAO, announced today that it will not participate in the 1441 H/2020 AD Haj season, following Saudi Arabia’s decision, whereby, a very limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia, would be able to perform it. HAO’s made the announcement after consulting and … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | UAE Lauds Saudi Decision On This Year’s HAJ

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Hold ‘Very Limited’ Hajj Due To Virus

RIYAHD | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia said Tuesday that because of the coronavirus only ‘very limited numbers’ of people will be allowed to perform the annual Hajj Pilgrimage that traditionally draws around 2 million people from around the world. The kingdom’s Ministry of Hajj only people of various nationalities already residing in the country … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Hold ‘Very Limited’ Hajj Due To Virus

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

KSA | Saudi Arabia’s King Salman And Crown Prince Congratulate Interior Minister On Eid Al Adha

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, August 17, 2019 – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud sent cables to the Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Bin Naif congratulating him on Eid Al Afha and the success of Hajj 2019. They also thanked Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Arabia’s King Salman And Crown Prince Congratulate Interior Minister On Eid Al Adha

KSA | New E-System for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims’ Departure From Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, August 17, 2019 – About 30,000 Hajj pilgrims from abroad have started using an electronic system to complete their departure procedures automatically from their residences before reaching the airport. The new system named “Return Initiative” launched by Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation, GACA, will make a qualitative and historic leap in … Continue reading KSA | New E-System for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims’ Departure From Saudi Arabia

KSA | Around 2.09 Million Pilgrims Arrived In Makkah From Abroad And Inside Saudi

MINA, SAUDI ARABIA, August 10, 2019 – Around 2.09 million pilgrims arrives in Makkah from inside Saudi Arabia and abroad as of 21.00 local time on  Friday, according to the Saudi General Authority for Statistics. About 213,455 domestic pilgrims reached Makkah till 09,00 on Friday, the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted the authority as saying. … Continue reading KSA | Around 2.09 Million Pilgrims Arrived In Makkah From Abroad And Inside Saudi