TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia confirmed that live broadcasts of the Two Holy Mosques in Mecca and Medina will continue during the month of Ramadan after the announced ban sparked criticism.
News ID: 3478266    Publish Date : 2022/03/25

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi officials have allowed holding itikaf ritual at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah in the upcoming Ramadan.
News ID: 3478259    Publish Date : 2022/03/23

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia has lifted some of the COVID-19 restrictions for pilgrims at the Two Holy Mosques.
News ID: 3478110    Publish Date : 2022/03/10

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Reservations are soaring for performing Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in the coming Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
News ID: 3478101    Publish Date : 2022/03/09

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More interpreters have been provided inside the Grand Holy Mosque in Mecca after lifting precautionary procedures inside the mosque.
News ID: 3478089    Publish Date : 2022/03/08

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Worshippers at the Grand Mosque in Mecca performed the Fajr (dawn) prayer without physical distancing on Sunday.
News ID: 3478071    Publish Date : 2022/03/07

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques (in Mecca and Medina) says it is wasting no opportunity to cater for the large numbers of people expected to perform Umrah during Ramadan.
News ID: 3478037    Publish Date : 2022/03/05

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two years after Saudi Arabia introduced strict coronavirus precautionary measure, children aged 7 and above are now allowed to enter the Two Holy Mosques in Mecca and Medina for prayers.
News ID: 3477996    Publish Date : 2022/02/28

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Abrar Hussain, an acclaimed British-Pakistani filmmaker who has produced documentaries on the Grand Mosque of Mecca and Al-Aqsa Mosque, said his films aim to counter anti-Islamic narratives by offering rare glimpses into the religion’s cultural heritage.
News ID: 3477982    Publish Date : 2022/02/27

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia said children aged 7 and above can now obtain a permit to enter the two holy mosques, provided the Tawakkalna application shows their health status as “immune” to ensure their safety.
News ID: 3477968    Publish Date : 2022/02/26

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Red Crescent volunteers saved a man’s life during Friday prayers at the Grand Mosque of Mecca.
News ID: 3477591    Publish Date : 2022/01/30

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 1.5 million worshippers and pilgrims have benefited from Quranic programs held at the Grand Mosque in Mecca over the past years.
News ID: 3477464    Publish Date : 2022/01/21

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi authorities have commissioned into service a robot to boost the sterilisation system at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca.
News ID: 3477457    Publish Date : 2022/01/20

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Overseas Muslims planning Umrah trips to Saudi Arabia have been urged to register their full vaccination against COVID-19 online before arrival.
News ID: 3477433    Publish Date : 2022/01/18

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A recent decision restricting repetition of Umrah or lesser pilgrimage to a 10-day gap also applies to overseas Muslims as Saudi Arabia is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 infections, official said.
News ID: 3477382    Publish Date : 2022/01/15

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The use of smart robots to distribute Zamzam water bottles to worshippers and visitors of the Grand Mosque in Mecca and Prophet’s Mosque in Medina will resume.
News ID: 3477329    Publish Date : 2022/01/11

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Saudi Ministry of Hajj restricted the issuance of Umrah permits to one permit every 10 days, ending the facility of performing multiple Umrahs immediately one after another.
News ID: 3477244    Publish Date : 2022/01/05

TEHRAN (IQNA) – According to Saudi authorities a total of 135,000 permits are being issued for prayers and Umrah pilgrimage at the Grand Mosque on a daily basis.
News ID: 3477227    Publish Date : 2022/01/04

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabian authorities have announced new pandemic related restrictions at the Grand Mosque of Mecca.
News ID: 3477164    Publish Date : 2021/12/31

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 98,000 audio tapes containing Quran recitations and speeches delivered at the Grand Mosque in Mecca have been digitally catalogued.
News ID: 3477077    Publish Date : 2021/12/25