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World - Region
7/20/2021 2:57:42 PM
The hajj ministry has officially allowed women of all ages to make the pilgrimage without a male relative, known as a 'mehrem', on the condition that they go in a group

World - Region
6/16/2021 10:00:05 PM
Robots began handing out bottles of sacred water in Mecca this week in preparation for a socially distanced Hajj pilgrimage in Islam's holiest city, due to the coronavirus pandemic

World - Region
6/12/2021 2:30:01 PM
The announcement by the kingdom comes after it ran an incredibly pared-down pilgrimage last year over the virus, but still allowed a small number of the faithful to take part in the annual ceremony

Egypt - Politics
2/28/2021 12:14:33 PM
The House of Representatives will also discuss three laws on regulating Umrah pilgrimage, the donation of blood, and the election of the board of the Federation of Egyptian Industries

Egypt - Politics
1/6/2021 10:28:42 AM
A group of Egyptian citizens were on their way to perform Umrah pilgrimage in a highway in the city of Tabouk when their bus flipped over killing 16 Egyptian nationals and injuring others

World - Region
10/31/2020 1:17:57 PM

World - Region
10/22/2020 7:44:13 PM
Arab states without formal ties have been admitted on a case-by-case basis for trade or pilgrimage

World - Region
10/6/2020 10:23:37 PM
The violence was sparked when a group of pilgrims from other parts of southern Iraq entered the visitation area separating the Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas shrines

World - Region
10/4/2020 10:37:03 AM
Only Saudi citizens and residents will be permitted to enter the mosque during this first phase of reopening

World - Region
9/21/2020 5:06:47 PM
Saudi Arabia on Monday released new details on how it plans to gradually allow Muslims back to Islam's holiest site in Mecca

World - Region
8/22/2020 2:18:07 PM
Tens of thousands of Hasidic Jews descend on Uman every Jewish New Year to visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, who revived the Hasidic movement and died in 1810

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2020 2:07:00 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
7/30/2020 2:01:11 PM
last week saw the annual change of the kiswa, the lavish cloth covering the holy Kaaba in Mecca. Ahram Weekly chronicles Egypt’s centuries-old contribution to the process

Egypt - Politics
7/29/2020 11:33:46 PM
The EMA expects a slight rise in temperatures ranging from two to three degrees Celsius, leading to warm and humid temperatures in the north and extremely hot temperatures in the south

Egypt - Politics
7/14/2020 1:22:05 PM

World - Region
7/7/2020 11:57:18 AM
The guidelines were announced on Monday as Saudi authorities prepare to carry out a very limited hajj, which for the first time will not include pilgrims from outside the country

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/30/2020 8:16:15 PM
There will be significant financial and other costs in limiting the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca this year as a result of measures taken to halt the spread of the Covid-19

World - Region
6/19/2020 10:21:10 PM

World - Region
6/8/2020 7:08:43 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/2/2020 5:11:51 PM
While the Gulf countries are slowly easing lockdowns introduced to halt the spread of the Covid-19, questions remain over the pilgrimage to Mecca this year

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