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Pilgrims registered earlier could perform hajj in 2022 if Covid situation improves

Process of pre-registration for Hajj still remains open and the number of pre-registered people for Hajj so far has stood at 5,224

Pilgrims registered earlier could perform hajj in 2022 if Covid situation improves

Pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in high point of pandemic-era hajj

Muslim pilgrims ascended Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat on Monday in the high point of this year's hajj, being held in downsized form and under coronavirus restrictions for the second year running.

Pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in high point of pandemic-era hajj

Saudi Arabia stages second scaled-down hajj of coronavirus era

In the high point of the hajj, worshippers will on Monday climb Mount Arafat.

A long exposure photograph shows Muslim pilgrims circumambulating around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand mosque in the holy Saudi city of Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage, on 17 July 2021.

Pilgrims head to Mecca for second Hajj amid pandemic

Pilgrims will begin to arrive in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Saturday for the second downsized Hajj staged during the coronavirus pandemic with only fully vaccinated residents permitted to ...

Members of Saudi security forces and staff work around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Meccca, on 16 July, 2021, on the eve of the start of the 2021 Muslim Hajj (pilgrimage) season

Eid-ul-Azha on 21 July

The Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in Bangladesh on 20 July 2021 (Wednesday) as the moon of month of Zilhajj was sighted on the sky of Bangladesh on Sunday evening

Eid-ul-Azha on 21 July

JS passes Hajj management bill to deal with irregularities

Parliament on Tuesday passed the Hajj and Umrah Management Bill, 2021 seeking to deal with irregularities and mismanagement in the sector

JS passes Hajj management bill to deal with irregularities

Pilgrims from Bangladesh will not be able to attend Hajj this time too

For the second consecutive year during the coronavirus pandemic, Saudi Arabia is not allowing pilgrims from abroad to attend Hajj. As a result, pilgrims from Bangladesh will not be able to perform ...

Due to coronavirus, this year too pilgrims from abroad are unlikely to be able to perform Hajj

Saudi Arabia considers barring overseas hajj pilgrims for second year

Saudi Arabia is considering barring overseas pilgrims from the annual hajj for the second year running as Covid-19 cases rise globally and worries grow about the emergence of new variants, two ...

Saudi Arabia considers barring overseas hajj pilgrims for second year

Covid-19

Saudi to allow only ‘immunised’ umrah pilgrims

The pandemic has not abated despite more than 660 million jabs having been doled out across the world, with vaccine-manufacturing powerhouse India registering more than 100,000 cases in a single day ...

Muslim pilgrims walk out after the Friday prayer at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 17 August 2018. Photo: Reuters

Bangladesh makes Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for hajj pilgrims

The government has made coronavirus vaccination mandatory for people willing to perform hajj later this year

Bangladesh makes Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for hajj pilgrims
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