Hajj

The Hajj is back and Saudi Arabia is hoping to cash in
Middle East

The Hajj is back and Saudi Arabia is hoping to cash in

Abu Dhabi, UAE (CNN) – Oil has added trillions of dollars to Saudi Arabia’s coffers over the decades, but it’s…
Egypt announces latest protocol for hajj pilgrimages
Egypt

Egypt announces latest protocol for hajj pilgrimages

The Supreme Committee for Hajj and Umrah announced the current measures for Egyptian haji tourism. A member of the Supreme…
EgyptAir announces prices for Hajj tickets
Egypt

EgyptAir announces prices for Hajj tickets

EgyptAir announced the prices of Hajj tickets for the year 1443 Hijri, 2022 AD, which will start from LE16,990 on…
Saudi Arabia to allow women under 45 years old to perform Hajj without ‘mahram’
Egypt

Saudi Arabia to allow women under 45 years old to perform Hajj without ‘mahram’

The former vice chairman of the Chamber of Tourism Companies Basem al-Sisi has confirmed reports that Saudi Arabia will now…
These categories are banned from Hajj this year
Egypt

These categories are banned from Hajj this year

  The General Federation of Egyptians in Saudi Arabia revealed on Tuesday the categories that will be prevented from performing…
Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom
Middle East

Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says this year’s hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than…
Saudi king approves support for Islamic pilgrimage operators after COVID-19: SPA
Middle East

Saudi king approves support for Islamic pilgrimage operators after COVID-19: SPA

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman approved a range of initiatives aimed at assisting firms and individuals operating in…
Saudi Arabia to launch app for Mecca pilgrims amid virus
Middle East

Saudi Arabia to launch app for Mecca pilgrims amid virus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday released new details on how it plans to gradually allow Muslims…
Al-Azhar praises Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit Hajj pilgrimages
Society

Al-Azhar praises Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit Hajj pilgrimages

Al-Azhar, the Islamic world’s top Sunni religious institution, praised an unprecedented decision by Saudi authorities on Monday to limit the…
Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus prompts Saudi curbs
Middle East

Muslims to wait a year for hajj as virus prompts Saudi curbs

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims around the world hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Mecca to perform the…
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