Saudi authorities have allowed conducting marriage contracts at Islam’s two holiest sites in Mecca and Medina as part of initiatives launched to enrich the experiences of pilgrims and visitors, according to a Saudi newspaper. The initiative ..
Saudi authorities daily use 115 tonnes of rug sterilisation substances and 30 tonnes (30,000 litres) of perfume at the Prophet’s Mosque, Islam’s second holiest site in Medina, a major destination for the Muslim faithful from around the wo..
Saudi Arabia will consider expanding an “economical package” for domestic pilgrims in next year’s Islamic Hajj pilgrimage, a Saudi official has said, as nearly 2 million Muslims completed the annual rites in the kingdom. “T..
The General Presidency of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque has deployed its vast human resources and technology at the Grand Mosque to welcome worshippers during the upcoming Hajj season. The General Presidency has mobilised more than 4..
22m prayed at Grand Mosque, 21m at the Prophet’s Mosque in 20 days of the holy month A total of 43 million Muslims performed prayers at Islam’s two holiest mosques in Saudi Arabia during the first 20 days of Ramadan, according to a Sau..
The Kiswa of the Kaaba will be replaced on Saturday to coincide with the beginning of the new Islamic year, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has announced. 166 technicians and craftsmen will take part in the ann..
Umrah travel operators in Riyadh have doubled the price of the pilgrim’s tour package from the regular price of SR110 ($30) to SR200 for each person, and this will triple in anticipation of a heavy rush during the Ramadan season. This will f..
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..
Sites for female worshippers with special needs, Itikaf in last 10 days of Ramadan Saudi authorities have allocated 90 prayer rooms for Muslim women at the Grand Mosque in Mecca during the last 10 days of the current holy Islamic month of Ramadan ..