Monthly Archives: June 2020

Hajj 2020 to be held with limited number of pilgrims

Hajj will go ahead next month but with a “very limited” number of pilgrims allowed to take part, Saudi Arabia said on Monday. The decision was taken due to the ongoing threat from the coronavirus pandemic and to preserve “global public health,” the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said. Pilgrims taking part will be […]

Saudi Arabia lifts coronavirus curfew

Saudi Arabia has lifted its nationwide curfew, but says other restrictions will remain. Authorities say all economic and commercial activities will resume, but bans on international travel and religious pilgrimages will not change. The kingdom has not yet made any announcements about the annual Hajj pilgrimage, beginning in late July. Several countries, including Malaysia and […]

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