Middle East

Saudi king Salman approves performing Tarawih in the two holy mosques

CAIRO (Reuters) — Saudi king Salman approved performing Tarawih in the two holy mosques and reducing them with the continued suspension of entry of pilgrims, the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques’ Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia plans to ease curfew hours it imposed on several cities during the month of Ramadan to allow people more time to shop for essential needs within the boundaries of their neighborhoods, state news agency (SPA) reported on Tuesday.


Reporting By Ahmed Tolba; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

Image: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 14, 2019. (Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS)

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