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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...

Muslims begin downsized Hajj amid...

Muslims begin downsized Hajj amid...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Pilgrims will be required to wear masks and observe social distancing during a series of religious rites...

Virus deaths surge in US as scaled-down...

Virus deaths surge in US as scaled-down...

Coronavirus

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Covid-19 has claimed 660,000 lives and infected more than 16.7 million people across the globe

Saudis strive to prevent Covid-19 outbreak...

Saudis strive to prevent Covid-19 outbreak...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Hajj authorities have cordoned the Kaaba this year, saying pilgrims will not be allowed to touch it,...

Hajj khutba to be translated into Bangla...

Hajj khutba to be translated into Bangla...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jul 26 2020

Imam of Mecca and Masjid e Nawabi Dr Abdur Rahman Sudais confirmed the matter in a tweet

Bangladeshi Hajj, Umrah operators lose...

Hajj, Umrah operators lose Tk300 crore...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 14 2020

According to the Ministry of Religious Affairs, 137,198 Bangladeshis were supposed to go for Hajj this...

Saudi opens Hajj registration for foreign...

Saudi opens Hajj registration for foreign...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 6 2020

Saudi Arabia has said it will allow only around 1,000 pilgrims already present in the kingdom to participate...

Curtailed Hajj compounds Saudi economic...

Curtailed Hajj compounds Saudi economic...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 28 2020

The Hajj and the lesser Umrah pilgrimage together rake in some $12 billion, keeping the economy humming...

Hajj registration refund applicable...

Hajj registration refund applicable...

Government Affairs

Wed, Jun 24 2020

If the cost of the Hajj package increases or decreases in 2021, it would be adjusted with the current...

Saudi to allow around 1,000 pilgrims...

Saudi to allow around 1,000 pilgrims...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 23 2020

'The number won't be in tens or hundreds of thousands this year'

Hajj pilgrims can withdraw registration...

Hajj pilgrims can withdraw registration...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 23 2020

Anyone who withdraws this money will not be able to go for Hajj next year, says Hajj Agencies Association...

KSA informs Bangladesh about traditional...

KSA informs Bangladesh about traditional...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Jun 23 2020

Less than 1,000 pilgrims from home and abroad to be allowed to perform Hajj, Saudi foreign minister tells...