Saudi Arabia is set to welcome foreign nationals outside the Kingdom to perform Umrah in Mecca and Medina starting on Sunday as part of the third phase of gradually allowing the pilgrimage amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Muslims, keeping a safe social distance, perform Umrah at the Grand Mosque after Saudi authorities ease the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
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Watch: The first batch of pilgrims circumambulate the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in #SaudiArabia's #Mecca, while keeping a distance from one another and wearing face masks.#coronavirushttps://t.co/n8J1BDv8OI pic.twitter.com/bhmz8Y5vys— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) October 4, 2020