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Saudi Arabia to gradually resume Umrah pilgrimage from 4 Oct

Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it would start allowing pilgrims to perform Umrah gradually taking necessary precautions.

A photograph taken on 5 March 2020 shows the white-tiled area surrounding the Kaaba, inside Mecca's Grand Mosque.

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People are seen on board of an overcrowded launch at the Sadarghat launch terminal while leaving Dhaka to go home to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha, amid coronavirus outbreak, in Dhaka, 30 July 2020.

1,000 pilgrims arrive in Mina to perform hajj

This time, the Saudi government has imposed restrictions to curb the spread of the virus which brought the global economy to its knees and force closure of businesses and places of worships across ...

An aerial view of tents prepared for Muslim pilgrims during the hajj pilgrimage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 28 July 2020.

Virus deaths surge in US as scaled-down hajj begins

Coronavirus deaths in the United States surged to their highest level in months as Muslim pilgrims began Wednesday a pandemic-curtailed version of their sacred hajj

Virus deaths surge in US as scaled-down hajj begins

Hajj khutba to be translated into Bangla this year

This year, the Arabic sermon (Khutba) of the Hajj prayer will be translated into Bangla alongside nine other languages, reports UNB.

Hajj khutba to be translated into Bangla this year

Saudi Arabia announces hajj health measures

Touching the Kaaba, the holiest site in Islam, will be banned during the hajj this year, and a social distancing space of a meter and a half between each pilgrim during the rituals including mass ...

An aerial view of Kaaba at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia 12 August 2019.

Hajj pilgrims can apply after 12 Jul to withdraw registration money

Intending hajj pilgrims who had deposited registration money to perform Hajj under government or private management and now want to withdraw their money have to apply after 12 July

Saudi security officers stand in front of the Kaaba, as muslims pray during the Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Power, the holiest night for Muslims, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 19 May 2020

Hajj pilgrims can withdraw their money: Ministry

The pilgrims who paid for the registration of Hajj this year can take back their money, said the religious affairs ministry on Tuesday

Saudi security officers stand in front of the Kaaba, as muslims pray during the Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Power, the holiest night for Muslims, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 19 May 2020

Saudi minister says number of pilgrims limited to around 1,000

Saudi Arabia's haj minister said on Tuesday that the number of pilgrims attending haj this year would be limited to around 1,000 local citizens and residents, to prevent the spread of the new ...

Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

Saudi bars foreign pilgrims for hajj

Saudi Arabia said on Monday it will bar arrivals from abroad to attend the hajj this year due to the coronavirus, allowing only a limited number of Saudi citizens and residents to make the pilgrimage ...

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