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Saudi Arabia restricts entry of visit visa holders into Makkah during Hajj 2024

The Brew News Team   Sat 25 May 2024    

Saudi Arabia will prohibit visit visa holders from entering Makkah until June 21, as announced by the Ministry of Interior. The Ministry has announced entry restrictions for Makkah during the upcoming Hajj period. This restriction applies to all visit visa […]


Makkah readies for Hajj season, anticipating the arrival of millions

The Brew News Team   Thu 16 May 2024    

Makkah: The Municipality of Makkah is diligently preparing for the upcoming 1445 Hajj season, focusing on ensuring the safety and comfort of the millions of pilgrims expected to visit the Kingdom, as reported by agencies. A comprehensive plan has been […]


This Day, That Year – February 10

Brew Admin   Fri 10 Feb 2023    

This day in history we feature Abdul-Rahman Al-Sudais. One of the nine imams of the Grand Mosque, Masjid al-Haram in Makkah, Saudi Arabia was born on this day in 1960. Trivia – Abdul-Rahman Al-Sudais Abdul Rahman Ibn Abdul Aziz al-Sudais […]


Riyadh doctors treat Makkah pilgrims in record time

Brew Admin   Mon 11 Jul 2022    

Riyadh: Saudi Ministry of Health announced that Seha Virtual Hospital SVH in the capital Riyadh succeeded in providing services to pilgrims in Makkah and the Holy Sites, as it contributed to the diagnosis of 4 cases of stroke, completed the […]


Doctor saves life 900 kilometres away via telemedicine technology

Brew Admin   Fri 15 Apr 2022    

The distance between a specialist doctor residing in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and the holy city of Makkah, it did not deter him from saving the life of an elderly woman who suffered a stroke inside the Grand Mosque while […]


Makkah Grand Mosque gets ready to receive Umrah pilgrims

Brew Admin   Tue 03 Aug 2021    

Makkah – The Technical and Service Authority at the Grand Mosque in Makkah has intensified its preparations for the Umrah season. Sterilisation and perfuming processes of the Grand Mosque and its outdoor parks are going on round the clock to […]


‘COVID immunized’ Muslim pilgrims converge in Makkah during Ramadan

Babar Siddiqui   Fri 16 Apr 2021    

After temporarily halting pilgrimage last year during the COVID crisis, Saudi Arabia has allowed pilgrims for Umrah this year. According to reports, only pilgrims who are immunized will be eligible for permits to perform the pilgrimage and to attend prayers […]