Sunday, 17 October 2021

Tag Archives: Makkah

Saudi Arabia to allow only ‘immunised’ pilgrims to Makkah

REUTERS Photo RIYADH – Saudi authorities said Monday only people immunised against Covid-19 will be allowed to perform the year-round umrah pilgrimage from the start of Ramadan, the holy fasting month for Muslims. The Hajj and Umrah ministry said in a statement that three categories of people would be considered ...

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Another suicide: Bangladeshi man jumps to death at Khana-e-Kaaba

MANAMA: In the second suicide case in one week at the Grand Mosque (Haram Mosque) in Makkah, a Bangladeshi man threw himself to death from the first floor into the Kaaba circumambulation area where worshippers were circling the sacred edifice or waiting for prayers. He fell on a Sudanese man ...

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Yemeni rebel missile shot down near Makkah: coalition

RIYADH: A ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels was shot down late Thursday close to Makkah in Saudi Arabia, a month before the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Islam s holiest site, the Arab military coalition fighting in Yemen said. The missile was intercepted 69 kilometres (43 miles) south of the city ...

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