After staying at Mount Arafat, pilgrims began flocking to Muzdalifah in a third destination of Hajj pilgrimage rituals. After sunset, all pilgrims flocked to Muzdalifah where they will perform Maghrib and Isha prayers, pick up the stones, and stay..
Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) announced today that the total number of pilgrims this year, 1444 AH, amounted to 1,845,045 pilgrims. Of these, 1,660,915 pilgrims came from outside the Kingdom through various ports, while..
Hajj pilgrims start flocking to the holy site of Mina on the day of Tarwiyah in pursuit of the Prophetic Sunnah, but what does the name connote? The day of Tarwiyah is the 8th day of the month of Dhu Al-Hijjah, which marks the beginning of the ann..
A direct commercial flight has left Sanaa, Yemen, heading to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah for the first time in 7 years. This step came after Saudi Arabia’s announcement to facilitate the procedures of receiving Yeme..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has warned the pilgrims against eating exposed food. The Ministry's warning came while revealing several methods pilgrims must adhere to while eating food in order to protect their health. Pilgrims should pay ..
Two COVID vaccine shots and 1 booster dose are required to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year Muslims planning to perform Hajj in 2023 are still required to have taken two COVID-19 vaccine shots and 1 booster jab. According to Saudi Ar..
Saudi Arabia has set Saturday as the deadline for overseas Muslims, who performed the recent Hajj pilgrimage, a Saudi newspaper has said. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has requested companies in charge of pilgrims to abide by departure timetables..
Hajj pilgrims have performed the farewell Tawaf at the Grand Mosque in Makkah after completing the stoning ritual on the third day of Tashreeq. The Tawaf Al-Wida, or farewell Tawaf, is performed before a pilgrim departs from Makkah and is an oblig..
First batches of Qatar pilgrims arrived home after performing Hajj with ease and comfort. Batches of Qatar pilgrims arrived home Tuesday in few numbers as the arrival of the last campaign pilgrims will be completed on Thursday. For his part, th..