Qatar Airways is embracing the spirit of Haj by providing pilgrims with exclusive Haj kits designed and assembled with items to assist them during their spiritual journey.
The Haj kits will be offered to all passengers travelling
More than 600,000 pilgrims are expected to arrive in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, this week before Haj, the Ministry of Haj and Umrah has announced.
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Saudi Arabia will introduce electronic identification bracelets for all pilgrims to Makkah starting this year, Saudi media said on Thursday, as part of a safety drive a year after the annual Islamic rite suffered its deadliest disaster in a ge
Bahrain has rejected any attempt to politicise the Haj season, backing the right of Saudi Arabia to take all necessary measures to ensure pilgrims’ security and safety, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
Iranian Muslims will miss the annual Haj pilgrimage in September this year because Tehran and Riyadh failed to agree organisational details after they cut diplomatic ties in January, the Irna news agency reported on Thursday.
Iran plans to send a delegation to Saudi Arabia to discuss new arrangements for the Haj pilgrimage to Makkah, Iran's Tasnim news agency said on Wednesday, the first official visit by either side since ties were severed in January.
Saudi Arabia has suspended licenses granted to Iran's Mahan Air to fly through its air space or land at its airports due to violations of local safety rules, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) said on Monday.
Madinah’s Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport will open its Haj terminal tomorrow (January 1) in anticipation of the mass influx of Umrah pilgrims, according to a report.
Offering 28 additional counters, all proced
The deadly crush that occurred at the haj near Makkah last month killed at least 2,070 people, nearly triple the number accounted for in a death toll maintained by Saudi authorities, a Reuters tally indicated on Thursday.