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

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 | 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

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