TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 16,000 Saudi nationals and expatriates have signed up for the Umrah pilgrimage in the first few hours of the launch of the mobile application “I’tamarna”.
News ID: 3472668 Publish Date : 2020/09/29
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia will allow visitors inside the country to perform the Umrah and visit the Holy Mosque in Mecca starting October 4.
News ID: 3472614 Publish Date : 2020/09/23
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pilgrims performed Tawaf al-Wida (Farewell Tawaf) before leaving Mecca after completing the Hajj.
News ID: 3472176 Publish Date : 2020/08/03
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hajj Pilgrims safely performed the last stoning ritual on Jamarat Bridge in Mina on Sunday before moving back to Mecca’s Grand Mosque to complete their Hajj with the last circumambulation of the Kaaba known as “Farewell Tawaf.”
News ID: 3472174 Publish Date : 2020/08/03
TEHRAN (IQNA) – On the third day of Hajj, coinciding with Eid al-Adha, the ritual of Rami al-Jamarat (Stoning of the Devil) was held by pilgrims with the full observance of the health protocols to prevent spread of the coronavirus.
News ID: 3472156 Publish Date : 2020/08/01
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Every year, the black silk that covers the Kaaba, in the holy city of Mecca, is replaced on the ninth day of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah.
News ID: 3472140 Publish Date : 2020/07/30
TEHRAN (IQNA) – This year’s Hajj rituals began in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, with a limited number of pilgrims due to the coronavirus outbreak.
News ID: 3472137 Publish Date : 2020/07/30
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim pilgrims, donning face masks and moving in small groups after days in isolation, began arriving to Islam’s holiest site in Mecca Wednesday for the start of a historically unique and scaled-down Hajj experience reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic.
News ID: 3472133 Publish Date : 2020/07/29
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pilgrims are arriving in Mecca from different parts of Saudi Arabia for the Hajj amid intensified restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
News ID: 3472104 Publish Date : 2020/07/27
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque in Mecca and the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina has intensified disinfection and sterilization at the Grand Mosque and its courtyards.
News ID: 3472096 Publish Date : 2020/07/26
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pilgrims have been arriving in holy city of Mecca for the annual Hajj — although only a handful compared with previous years.
News ID: 3472092 Publish Date : 2020/07/26
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Announcing the completion of the first stage of planning for the annual Hajj, the commander of the forces responsible for security at the Grand Mosque in Mecca stressed that protecting worshippers was paramount.
News ID: 3472053 Publish Date : 2020/07/22
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The construction of the biggest gate of Masjid al-Haram continues in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, an official said.
News ID: 3472001 Publish Date : 2020/07/14
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Saudi construction company found a number of stone tablets with verses of the Quran engraved on them.
News ID: 3471776 Publish Date : 2020/06/24
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A non-governmental organization has launched a campaign and petition to establish an international administration to manage the affairs of the two holy mosques of Mecca and Medina.
News ID: 3471541 Publish Date : 2020/05/30
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia will begin easing restrictions on movement and travel this week, more than two months after stringent measures were introduced to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
News ID: 3471514 Publish Date : 2020/05/26
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued an order to partially lift the curfew in all regions of the kingdom, to become from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting Sunday through Wednesday May 13, while keeping a 24-hour curfew in Mecca and in previously isolated neighborhoods.
News ID: 3471261 Publish Date : 2020/04/26
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz approved performing Taraweeh prayers in the Grand Mosque in Mecca and Prophet’s Mosque in Medina.
News ID: 3471231 Publish Date : 2020/04/22
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The custodian of the two holy mosques (Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and Prophet’s Mosque in Medina) said suspension of prayers at the two holy sites has been extended until the end of Ramadan.
News ID: 3471214 Publish Date : 2020/04/21
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi authorities are racing to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus in the Islamic holy city of Mecca, where crowded slums and labor camps have accelerated the spread even with much of the country under a 24-hour curfew.
News ID: 3471146 Publish Date : 2020/04/14