Pilgrims

All restrictions lifted to regulate entry of pilgrims from Egypt: Saudi minister
Egypt

All restrictions lifted to regulate entry of pilgrims from Egypt: Saudi minister

Visiting Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq bin Fawzan al Rabiah decided to lift all the health and procedural…
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…
Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi eases virus restrictions
Middle East

Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi eases virus restrictions

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A very small, limited number of people donning the white terrycloth garment symbolic of the…
Hajj pilgrims keep distance at usually crowded stone the devil ritual
Middle East

Hajj pilgrims keep distance at usually crowded stone the devil ritual

RIYADH (Reuters) – Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Friday, but…
Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus
Middle East

Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A senior Saudi official urged more than one million Muslims intending to perform the…
Over 5,000 Egyptian pilgrims trapped in Saudi Arabia due to virus
Egypt

Over 5,000 Egyptian pilgrims trapped in Saudi Arabia due to virus

More than 5,000 Egyptian pilgrims are stuck in Saudi Arabia after flights between the kingdom and several countries, including Egypt,…
‘The Virgin will protect’: pilgrims are easy prey for Lourdes thieves
World

‘The Virgin will protect’: pilgrims are easy prey for Lourdes thieves

Pilgrims to the holy town of Lourdes in southern France, lulled into carelessness by the promise of heavenly protection, are…
EgyptAir transports 63,000 pilgrims so far
Egypt

EgyptAir transports 63,000 pilgrims so far

The number of pilgrims arriving on EgyptAir planes from August 13 to Tuesday has totaled 63,000 pilgrims on 300 flights…
EgyptAir runs 22 flights transferring pilgrims from KSA
Egypt

EgyptAir runs 22 flights transferring pilgrims from KSA

EgyptAir has started operating 22 flights from Jeddah and Madinah airports to the seasonal terminal at Cairo International Airport and…
Muslim pilgrims converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil
Middle East

Muslim pilgrims converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil

JAMARAT, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Muslims from around the world hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning…
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