• Monday, Nov 29, 2021
  • Last Update : 06:39 pm
Faridul: Pre-registered, registered...

Pre-registered, registered people to...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 8 2021

Hajj was held allowing pilgrims of Saudi Arabia within a limited scale in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic...

Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke...

Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 28 2021

The risk of pilgrims suffering life-threatening heat stroke could rise five-fold with global warming...

Saudi Arabia to allow foreign pilgrims...

Saudi Arabia to allow foreign pilgrims...

World

Mon, Jul 26 2021

Pilgrims from nine countries, including India and Pakistan, will require a 14-day quarantine in a third...

In Mecca, women set off on Hajj as 'guardian'...

Women set off on Hajj as 'guardian'...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 20 2021

Some women have reported that travel agencies are still reluctant to accept women travelling without...

Second scaled-down Hajj underway amid...

Second scaled-down Hajj starts amid...

World

Sun, Jul 18 2021

Saudi Arabia is allowing only 60,000 fully vaccinated citizens and residents of the kingdom to take part...

Pilgrims head to Mecca for second pandemic...

Pilgrims head to Mecca for second pandemic...

Middle East

Sat, Jul 17 2021

Religious rites to begin Sunday

Saudi hosts vaccinated pilgrims for...

Saudi hosts vaccinated pilgrims for...

World

Thu, Jul 15 2021

The country has so far recorded more than 503,000 coronavirus infections, including over 8,000...

Saudi Arabia announces fines for Hajj...

S Arabia announces fines for Hajj season...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 5 2021

The Kingdom’s ministry added that, in the event of a repeated violation, the fine will be...

MetLife launches first-ever life insurance...

MetLife launches plan for Hajj...

Business

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Hajj and Umrah Plan is the only life insurance policy in the country which offers extended coverage period...

Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers...

Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers...

World

Sat, Jun 12 2021

Pilgrimage will be open for nationals and residents, says the kingdom 

Hajj 2021: Another frustrating year...

Hajj 2021: Another frustrating year...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 26 2021

Around 45,000 fully vaccinated people from across the world likely to be allowed to perform Hajj, Bangladesh...

Saudi Arabia considers barring overseas...

KSA may bar overseas Hajj pilgrims for...

Middle East

Wed, May 5 2021

Saudi barred foreigners from the Hajj last year due to the pandemic for the first time in the kingdom's...

Saudi to allow only 'immunized' pilgrims...

Saudi to allow only 'immunized' pilgrims...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 6 2021

The policy would effectively 'raise the operational capacity' of the Grand Mosque during...

Bangladesh makes Covid-19 vaccine mandatory...

Bangladesh makes Covid-19 vaccine mandatory...

Government Affairs

Tue, Mar 16 2021

A notice was issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs in accordance with the Health Ministry of Saudi...

Saudi Arabia: Covid-19 vaccination required...

Vaccination must for Hajj

Middle East

Wed, Mar 3 2021

'The Covid-19 vaccine is mandatory for those willing to come to the Hajj and will be one of the main...

Agencies must register to provide Hajj,...

Agencies must register to provide Hajj,...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 28 2020

The cabinet has approved the draft of Hajj and Umrah Management Law, 2020 on Monday

Saudi Arabia concludes downsized Hajj...

Saudi Arabia concludes downsized Hajj...

World

Mon, Aug 3 2020

Only up to 10,000 Muslims took part in the Hajj, a far cry from the 2.5 million who took part in the...

Saudi King: Hosting limited Hajj required...

Saudi King: Hosting limited Hajj required...

World

Fri, Jul 31 2020

'The Hajj this year was restricted to a very limited number of people from multiple nationalities,...

OP-ED: Hajj: The quest for Allah’s...

OP-ED: Hajj: The quest for Allah’s...

Nazarul Islam

Thu, Jul 30 2020

How the pandemic has changed protocols for the great annual pilgrimage to Makkah

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a...

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 30 2020

This year it faces the challenge of making haj, a once-in-a-lifetime duty for every able-bodied Muslim...

Virus measures, slashed numbers make...

Virus measures, slashed numbers make...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 30 2020

In the past, pilgrims returning home have developed respiratory diseases after mingling with large crowds...