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Umrah travel industry optimistic despite Saudi Arabia coronavirus suspension

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Saudi Arabia’s suspension of Umrah travel due to the spread of coronavirus has forced some ......

Successful trial of Hajj Smart ID means more pilgrims to receive cards next year

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

A pilot of the newly introduced Hajj Smart ID during this year’s Muslim pilgrimage was praised ......

Heartwarming viral pictures, videos show spirit of Hajj in Mecca

Friday, 16 August 2019

As the Hajj season came to an end this week, people continued to share pictures and videos on social ......

‘Tweet like al-Jazeera’ hashtag takes over Arabic Twitter

Friday, 16 August 2019

Arab Twitter users are using the hashtag “Tweet like al-Jazeera” to imagine how the ......

Monitoring the Hajj from inside Mecca’s 911 security control center

Sunday, 18 August 2019

Mina, Mecca - As pilgrims on the final day of Hajj began moving toward the Jamaraat Bridge, where ......

Gargash: Saudi Arabia’s management of Hajj is a ‘remarkable’ success

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Tuesday lauded Saudi ......

‘White Vests’ of Mecca unite volunteers to serve Hajj pilgrims

Monday, 12 August 2019

Mina, Mecca - Saudi Arabia’s new “White Vests” initiative aims to unify the ......

Turkey’s Erdogan calls Saudi King on Eid al-Adha, praises success of Hajj

Monday, 12 August 2019

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz received a phone call on Sunday from Turkish President Recep Tayyip ......

King Salman: Saudi Arabia welcomed all Hajj pilgrims without exception

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Saudi Arabia welcomed all Hajj pilgrims without exception, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz said in a ......

Saudi Arabia provided over 1,000 free health services for pilgrims during Hajj

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Saudi Arabia provided over 1,000 different health services free of charge for Hajj pilgrims in Mecca ......

Saudi King Salman arrives in Mina as Muslims mark Eid and final days of Hajj

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Saudi Arabia's King Salman arrived in Mina on Sunday to supervise the services provided during the ......

Nearly 300,000 pilgrims to ‘stone the devil’ per hour in one of final Hajj rites

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Mina, Mecca - After having spent the previous night camped out in the open air in Muzdalifah, Hajj ......

Nearly 2.5 mln Hajj pilgrims stay overnight in Muzdalifah after Arafat

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Muzdalifah, Mecca - Nearly 2.5 million Hajj pilgrims from around the world stayed overnight in ......

Saudi Arabia issued 1.8 million electronic Hajj visas this year

Saturday, 10 August 2019

Saudi Arabia has issued more than 1.8 million electronic visas for this year’s Hajj season, ......

Hajj in numbers: How Saudi personnel help serve the needs of 2.3 mln pilgrims

Saturday, 10 August 2019

More than 2.3 million pilgrims clad in white cloth will descend from the tent city of Mina and make ......

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