The Department of Hajj and Umrah Affairs at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced that the registration for citizens who wish to perform Hajj for the year 1443 AH, will start on Wednesday, Ramadan 26, April 27, 2022 via the website http..
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has fined 10 Umrah companies $13,000 each for failing to provide adequate services to pilgrims. The companies were fined for negligence, breach of duties, and failure to fulfill their obligatio..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has confirmed that worshipers who wish to perform the Eid Al-Fitr prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah are not required to obtain a permit. The ministry indicated that entering..
The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced Tuesday that the last date for citizens to register for performing Hajj for the year 1443 AH is on Thursday, via the website of the Department of Hajj and Umrah Affairs (www.hajj.gov.qa). The Min..
Qatar National Library hosted a lecture to shed light on its Heritage Librarys notable collection of rare books on Western travelers to the MENA region and the holy city of Mecca during the 17th-19th century. The rare books, which provide insights..
The entry ban to Makkah for expatriates without permits came into force on Thursday. Brig. Gen. Sami Al-Shuwairekh, the spokesman for Public Security, said that this was in line with the implementation of the instructions with regard to regulating..
Hajj expenses to reduce from Rs860,000 to around Rs710,000 after subsidy Pakistan government has announced a subsidy of Rs150,000 ($750) for thousands of Muslims heading to the holy city of Mecca to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage this year und..
The first flight for this year’s Hajj pilgrims will land in Saudi Arabia on Saturday coming from Pakistan, a Saudi newspaper reported, citing an airport official. The flight from Islamabad will land at the King Abdul Aziz International Airpo..
Saudi Arabia welcomed foreign Hajj pilgrims to Islam’s second holiest city on Saturday, the first since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. The pilgrims, who arrived at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah from I..
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