COVID-19: Mosques in Makkah set to reopen on Sunday

COVID-19: Mosques in Makkah set to reopen on Sunday

Mosques in Makkah are preparing to reopen their doors to worshippers on Sunday, June 21 after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to halt prayers...
Grand Mufti urges Muslims to perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at home

Grand Mufti urges Muslims to perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at home

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Asheikh said that it is permissible to perform Eid Al-Fitr prayer at home under exceptional circumstances...
Muslims a few days away from performing prayers at Makkah Grand Mosque - Sheikh Sudais

Muslims a few days away from performing prayers at Masjid al-Haram – Sheikh Sudais

Muslims are "a few days away" from being allowed to pray again at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, said Sheikh Sudais. The head of the...
Hajj 2020

Minister Of Hajj Tells Muslims To Wait On Making Hajj Plans – SPA

Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr Muhammad Saleh bin Taher Banten, called upon the countries of the world to be patient in concluding Hajj...
Jawazat calls on Umrah pilgrims to register for exemption from overstay fines

Jawazat calls on Umrah pilgrims to register for exemption from overstay fines

Umrah pilgrims in Saudi Arabia who have reached their visa period may now apply for an exemption, said Jawazat through their official Twitter account. The directive, announced in coordination with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and other authorities, helps pilgrims avoid...
Saudi Arabia suspends entry and prayers in courtyards of the Two Holy Mosques

Saudi Arabia suspends entry and prayers in courtyards of the Two Holy Mosques

The authorities have suspended the entry and prayer in the outer courtyards of Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Medina, Saudi Press Agency reported...

E-Visas for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims Within Minutes

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to start issuing electronic visas for pilgrims, which will allow them to apply online and receive their visas within...

Online Umrah Visa Through Maqam Portal

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah launched a service in their Maqam e-portal, in a move to simplify pilgrimages for Muslims travelling from...

Itikaf Registration for Holy Mosque Makkah and Madina

Itikaf is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a certain number of days, devoting oneself to Ibadah...