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‘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 […]


Saudi opens borders to foreign pilgrimage, 10,000 fly in to perform Umrah

Brew Admin   Sun 01 Nov 2020    

Around 10,000 international pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, after a hiatus of seven months, after the Islamic pilgrimage was halted due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the Kingdom and worldwide. According to Deputy Minister of […]


Saudi opens Grand Mosque to residents, prayers offered on Holy Kaaba site after nearly seven months

Brew Admin   Mon 19 Oct 2020    

Saudi Arabia opened Sunday Islam’s holiest site for prayers for the first time in seven months, and expanded the Umrah pilgrimage to accommodate 15,000 worshippers as it relaxed coronavirus curbs. Mask-clad Saudi citizens and residents of the kingdom were allowed […]