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Tag Archives: hajj

Iran pilgrims to Hajj in diplomatic ice-breaker – ‘Set to handle stampede, diseases’

TEHRAN, Aug 29, (Agencies): In a diplomatic icebreaker between political foes, tens of thousands of Muslim Faithful from Iran have flocked to Saudi Arabia for …

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Hajj opens border for Qatar pilgrims

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug 17, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the …

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Iranian pilgrims return to Hajj in S. Arabia – After last years boycott

BEIRUT, July 31, (RTRS): Nearly 90,000 Iranians are expected to attend the Hajj in Makkah this year, and were due to start arriving on Sunday, …

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Embassy restrictions on bedoun Hajj and Umrah – Under 30 cannot apply for visa: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed the Central System for Remedying Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR) that the Saudi Embassy in …

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Hajj leave

Is it true? ‘The worker who spent two continuous years working for the same employer shall be entitled to 21 days leave with pay to …

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Unlicensed Hajj, Umra office referred to relevant authorities

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: The Department of Hajj and Umra at Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs referred an unlicensed Hajj and Umra office in …

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Self-immolation bid near Ka’aba

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, Feb 7, (AFP): Saudi police arrested an apparently “mentally disturbed” man who tried to set himself on fire at Islam’s holiest site, …

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British Muslims welcome new Hajj-Umrah rules of S. Arabia

LONDON, Jan 11: Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) — a National organisation working for the welfare and wellbeing of Hajj/Umrah pilgrims — welcomes …

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‘Hajj & Umrah’ visa fees remain: Riyadh

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has no intention to cancel fees for Hajj and Umrah visas, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Saudi …

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Ministries seek resolution of Bedoun permit for Haj, Umrah

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has addressed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to coordinate with concerned Saudi authorities to resolve …

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