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Business - Economy
1/26/2024 5:45:08 PM
The price of luxury Islamic pilgrimage (Hajj) programmes soared by 45 percent to up to EGP 450,000, while the land pilgrimage prices surged by 73 percent to up to EGP 255,000, according to data released by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Egypt - Tourism
11/20/2023 4:54:08 PM
Egypt has opened registration through tourism companies for Hajj 2024, a statement by the Ministry of Tourism said on Monday.

Egypt - Society
7/8/2023 2:01:36 PM
The last group of Egyptian Hajj pilgrims sponsored by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is expected to return from Saudi Arabia by 14 July, according to Ayman Abdel-Mawgoud, the head of the Hajj mission for sponsored pilgrims.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/2/2023 5:17:35 PM
The Ministry of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs established a task force to assist in locating missing family members who were performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia, according to a statement released on Sunday.

Egypt - Society
6/30/2023 5:02:22 PM
Starting Saturday, EgyptAir will airlift Egyptian pilgrims who completed the Hajj (greater pilgrimage) in Saudi Arabia, according to a statement by the national airline on Friday.

World - Region
6/30/2023 3:01:40 PM
Tens of thousands of Muslims streamed out of Islam's holiest city on Friday after completing the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia's scorching summer heat, an AFP correspondent said.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/30/2023 2:40:49 PM

World - Region
6/30/2023 11:53:38 AM
More than 2,000 pilgrims have suffered heat stress during the hajj pilgrimage, Saudi officials said Thursday, after temperatures soared to 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) during the annual rites.

Antiquities - Islamic
6/29/2023 6:56:42 PM
To celebrate Eid Al-Adha, three museums in Cairo are organizing special exhibitions on Egypt's colourful history and relationship with Hajj.

World - International
6/29/2023 2:14:20 PM
Muslims across Indonesia on Thursday were celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic calendar, with full meat-based feasts after fears of last year's foot-and-mouth disease outbreak waned.

World - Region
6/28/2023 12:29:03 PM
Massive crowds of robed Muslims gathered for the "stoning of the devil" ritual in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as the biggest hajj pilgrimage since the pandemic draws to a close.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/27/2023 7:15:00 PM

World - Region
6/27/2023 12:28:58 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims crowded Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat on Tuesday, the climax of a potentially record-breaking hajj pilgrimage held in fierce summer heat.

World - Region
6/26/2023 4:48:00 PM
On Monday, the eighth day of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah, over 2 million Muslim pilgrims flocked to Mina to observe the Prophetic Sunnah by spending the day of Tarwiyah (Quenching Thirst). This marks the second day of the Hajj rituals, as reported by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

World - Region
6/26/2023 2:44:24 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims walked or rode buses Monday to a giant tented city near Mecca for the climax of the annual hajj that Saudi officials say could break attendance records.

World - Region
6/25/2023 9:10:00 PM
Vast crowds of robed Muslim faithful walked solemn circles around the Kaaba, the black cube at Mecca's Grand Mosque on Sunday to begin the biggest hajj pilgrimage in several years, in the heat of the Saudi summer.

World - Region
6/25/2023 8:48:51 PM
Over 2 million Muslims will take part in this week's Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, as one of the world's largest religious gatherings returns to full capacity following years of coronavirus restrictions.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/25/2023 4:35:07 PM

World - Region
6/25/2023 10:21:40 AM
Braving the scorching Saudi heat, Mecca resident Amer Abdullah distributed free tea and bread to worshippers performing the annual hajj pilgrimage, honouring a long-standing tradition in Islam's holiest city.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/24/2023 2:34:33 PM

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