• An eyewitness confirmed to Arab News that most of those killed were Egyptians and Sudanese • Eight pilgrims were killed and 43 were injured on their way to Madinah when the bus they were traveling in overturned on Friday morning. ..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah revealed that the mandatory interval of 10 days between the issuance of two Umrah permits is applicable to pilgrims of all age groups, including foreign pilgrims. “Foreign pilgrims can perform maximum three Umr..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that only fully vaccinated pilgrims with two doses will be allowed to apply for the permit for performing Umrah and prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah starting from Sunday, Oct. 10. The same condition..
Umrah tours from Qatar to Saudi Arabia for pilgrims, including expatriates, have resumed. “The Umrah tour operators licensed by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs are allowed to arrange Umrah trips. Indeed some tour operators arranged..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has confirmed raising the capacity of Umrah performers to 70,000 pilgrims per day. It emphasized that this number of foreign and domestic pilgrims will be allowed to perform the pilgrimage on a daily basis and this i..
About 500 Umrah service companies and establishments and more than 6,000 foreign Umrah agents are geared up to receive vaccinated foreign Umrah pilgrims effective from Aug. 9 (Muharram 1). The aspiring pilgrims can book Umrah packages and make all..