Saudi Arabia has clarified that it would not stop members of the Muslim Brotherhood — listed as a terrorist organisations in the kingdom — from coming to perform Haj and Umrah, said a report.
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Dubai based start-up Hajjnet has launched a smartphone app dedicated to supporting Haj pilgrims.
The app, which can run without a live internet connection, offers pilgrims the real-time, location and process based support required
Health authorities are gearing up to receive an increasing number of flu-related cases as thousands of Haj pilgrims return to Bahrain, a report said.
Public and private hospitals have been put on high alert ahead of the anticipate
Saudi Arabia has so far recorded no cases of the deadly Mers coronavirus among pilgrims in the holy city of Makkah for the annual Haj season, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
The death toll from the respiratory virus in th
Doha International Airport (DIA) has made preparations for smooth passenger and traffic flow ahead of the Eid and Haj season, in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and the Civil Aviation Authority.
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Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has advised Haj pilgrims to wear face masks in the holy cities to protect themselves from the deadly MERS virus, said a report.
"Pilgrims should wear protective masks that cover the nos
The primary healthcare sector of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is set to launch a Haj awareness campaign to educate pilgrims on the precautions they need to take before and during the pilgrimage.
The campaign will be launched o
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Makkah Real Estate Company have signed an agreement to build the world’s largest Holiday Inn, due to open in Makkah in 2016.
The 1,238-room Holiday Inn Makkah will be the first on the
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) will impose penalties on carriers that breach rules and regulations, a report said.
According to the new instructions issued to carriers that fly Haj pilgrims, Gaca w
The risk from a new Middle East respiratory virus for millions planning to go to the annual Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia is very low and there is no need for pilgrims to be screened, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.