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TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has inspected the pilgrims reception centers for Hajj season this year in Mecca.
News ID: 3475238    Publish Date : 2021/07/13

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A health escort will be designated for every 20 pilgrims in the annual Hajj season due later this month, according to a Saudi official, as the kingdom has ramped up efforts for organizing the Muslim pilgrimage curtailed due to COVID-19.
News ID: 3475181    Publish Date : 2021/07/08

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pilgrims from 120 nationalities will perform Hajj this year, Saudi Arabia’s Central Hajj Committee said.
News ID: 3475160    Publish Date : 2021/07/06

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The governor of Medina region in Saudi Arabia tasked all agencies involved with Hajj to review and enhance their preparations for welcoming pilgrims to the Prophet’s Mosque, and to other mosques and Islamic sites in the region.
News ID: 3475091    Publish Date : 2021/06/29

TEHRAN (IQNA) – People who have received their Hajj permits for this year’s pilgrimage should visit their nearest vaccine center to receive their second jab within 48 hours of the permit being issued, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said.
News ID: 3475078    Publish Date : 2021/06/28

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah will start sending text messages to registered recipients between the ages of 41 and 50 to acquire a Hajj permit.
News ID: 3475066    Publish Date : 2021/06/27

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A total of 558,270 applications have been received from the pilgrims across Saudi Arabia aspiring to perform Hajj 2021, the country’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said Friday.
News ID: 3475057    Publish Date : 2021/06/26

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia has curtailed male guardians of Muslim women wishing to perform this year’s Hajj, which will be limited to Saudi citizens and foreigners residing in the kingdom due to COVID-19.
News ID: 3474995    Publish Date : 2021/06/20

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An electronic portal for domestic pilgrims received more than 450,000 applications within 24 hours of opening, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said.
News ID: 3474960    Publish Date : 2021/06/16

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The deputy head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization regretted the recent decision by Saudi Arabia to allow only those residing in the kingdom to perform Hajj for the second year.
News ID: 3474949    Publish Date : 2021/06/15

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it will allow 60,000 residents vaccinated against COVID-19 to perform this year's Hajj, but Muslims from abroad will be barred for a second straight year.
News ID: 3474937    Publish Date : 2021/06/13

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An official with the Iranian Red Crescent Society said Iran will likely send some 2,000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Hajj this year.
News ID: 3474860    Publish Date : 2021/06/01

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has not taken a final decision on the number of pilgrims and Hajj-related safety measures yet.
News ID: 3474803    Publish Date : 2021/05/24

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia will announce Hajj policy 2021 for foreigners on May 27 and Pakistani pilgrims would be vaccinated on priority if COVID vaccination is set as a precondition for the pilgrimage, Pakistani officials were quoted as saying.
News ID: 3474770    Publish Date : 2021/05/19

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than one million residents of Saudi Arabia performed the Umrah pilgrimage during the holy month of Ramadan this year.
News ID: 3474730    Publish Date : 2021/05/16

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An official of Iran’s Khorasan Razavi Province advised pilgrims wishing to visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad not to travel to the city for the time being.
News ID: 3474263    Publish Date : 2021/03/16

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi stressed the need for taking measures to ensure the security of pilgrims visiting the holy shrine of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS) north of Baghdad.
News ID: 3474202    Publish Date : 2021/03/09

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A terrorist blast hit an area near the al-Aimmah bridge north of Baghdad, Iraq, targeting pilgrims on their path to the holy shrine of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS), the seventh Shia Imam.
News ID: 3474197    Publish Date : 2021/03/09

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia’s government said pilgrims willing to take part in this year’s Hajj must be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
News ID: 3474139    Publish Date : 2021/03/02

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A special prayer area has been launched at Masjid al-Haram (the Grand Mosque) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for people with special needs.
News ID: 3474057    Publish Date : 2021/02/22