Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has registered an increased passenger movement during the Eid Al Adha and Hajj season, which rose to over 13,000 between October 1 and 20.
During the period, the airport received 13,752 pilgrims
A total of sixty-three Bahraini pilgrims narrowly escaped death after a fire broke out in their hotel in Karbala, Iraq on Friday evening.
Several suffered hand and leg injuries as they smashed windows in their
Saudi-based Elaf Group of Companies for Travel, Tourism and Hotels has signed a deal with the Libyan Hajj office, Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs to accommodate Libyan pilgrims.
The pilgrims will be put up in Makkah Al Mukar
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) will impose penalties on carriers that breach rules and regulations, a report said.
According to the new instructions issued to carriers that fly Haj pilgrims, Gaca w
Health officials in Saudi Arabia have asked pilgrims visiting its holy sites to wear masks in crowded places to stop the spread of the MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) coronavirus.
A list of requirements issued by the healt
The Hearts & Minds Committee of Batelco, the leading telecom operator in Bahrain, recently took the initiative to distribute bottled water to pilgrims on King Fahad Causeway on their way to Makkah.
The committee members, who w
A total of 9,996 pilgrims from Bahrain have signed up to take part in the Haj pilgrimage to Makkah, the spiritual home of Islam, which every Muslim is supposed to complete at least once in their lives.
The Justice, Islamic Affairs
Bahrain Air has signed an agreement with leading telecommunications provider, Mobily, to offer a co-branded SIM card to Hajj pilgrims on flights to Jeddah.
The SIM cards which will be equipped with pre-paid credit for travellers w
Saudi Arabia has taken precautions to prevent disease spreading among Muslim pilgrims next month after a Qatari man was infected with a virus related to the deadly SARS, a health ministry official said on Wednesday.