TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Interior Ministry Suspends Umrah Pilgrims From Kingdom

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has placed a temporary ban on its citizens and residents from performing the Muslim pilgrimage Umrah in Makkah to prevent the spread of coronavirus according to State News Agency SPA. Under the temporary ban Saudi nationals and residents living in the Kingdom wanting to perform Umrah will not … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Interior Ministry Suspends Umrah Pilgrims From Kingdom

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Tajikistan Asks Muslims To Pray At Home Because Of Coronavirus

DUBAI – The government of mostly Muslim Tajikistan on Wednesday asked its citizens to avoid going to mosques for Friday prayers as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, though the Central Asian nation has not reported any cases so far. A spokesman for the state committee on religious affaire wrote on Facebook that there … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Tajikistan Asks Muslims To Pray At Home Because Of Coronavirus

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

Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Pays Expenses For The Sacrificial Meat For 6500 Pilgrims Hosted By Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques’ Guest Program

ARAFAT, SAUDI ARABIA, August 10, 2019 – The Custodian of the Two Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud pays the expenses for the sacrificial meat for 6500 pilgrims being hosted by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Guest Program for Hajj, Umrah and Visit this year. The news was announced by Minister of … Continue reading Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Pays Expenses For The Sacrificial Meat For 6500 Pilgrims Hosted By Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques’ Guest Program

SAUDI ARABIA | A Step-By-Step Guide On How Muslims Perform The Rituals Of The Haj Pilgrimage

Makkah, Saudi Arabia – All Muslim dream of making Hajj at least once in their life. Saudi authorities are getting ready to host nearly 2 million pilgrims who have received their Hajj permits and are about to make their dreams come true. Each year the Saudi government provides facilities and services to enable pilgrims to … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | A Step-By-Step Guide On How Muslims Perform The Rituals Of The Haj Pilgrimage

SAUDI ARABIA | More Than Two Million Muslims Begin Hajj Pilgrimage

Makkah, Saudi Arabia – More than two million Muslims begin the annual Hajj on Friday as the Saudi hosts seek to deter politicization of the pilgrimage against a backdrop of simmering Gulf tensions. The Hajj, one of the world’s largest religious gathering, is one of Islam’s five pillars and must be undertaken by all Muslims … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | More Than Two Million Muslims Begin Hajj Pilgrimage

Fashion | Gym Class Where Muslim Women Can Take Off Their Hijabs

When 19-year-old Hafsah wanted to start working out she found it hard to find a suitable class. She wears a hijab but wanted to remove it when she exercised. As part of her faith, she chooses to wear the headscarf in front of men who aren’t her relatives. Hafsah started a women’s –only gym class … Continue reading Fashion | Gym Class Where Muslim Women Can Take Off Their Hijabs