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.
23 September 2020, 8:06
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31 July 2020, 9:12
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 ...
29 July 2020, 9:45
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
29 July 2020, 3:46
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.
26 July 2020, 15:24
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 ...
6 July 2020, 3:14
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
24 June 2020, 11:14
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
23 June 2020, 15:28
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 ...
23 June 2020, 9:56
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 ...
23 June 2020, 2:57