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Interior Ministry Apprehends 25 Violators of Hajj Regulations

Mina: The Ministry of Interior has reported that the Hajj security forces stationed at the entrances to Makkah apprehended 25 individuals-seven residents and 18 citizens-who violated Hajj regulations by transporting, on June 14, a group of 103 individ…

Pilgrims Head from Mount Arafat to Muzdalifa

Arafat, Pilgrims headed to Muzdalifa at sunset Saturday after completing the major rite of Hajj at Mount Arafat.

The pilgrims will be staying the night at Muzdalifa, the third phase of Hajj rituals.

They will be performing Maghreb and Ishaa prayers …

Saudi Arabia: Over 1.8 Million Pilgrims This Year

Arafat, The Saudi General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) announced Saturday that the total number of pilgrims this year reached 1,833,164 from both genders of whom 1,611,310 came from outside Saudi Arabia through multiple ports, with the number of …

Several Palestinians Martyred in Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza

Gaza: Several Palestinians were martyred and others injured on Saturday due to Israeli airstrikes on various parts of the Gaza Strip, as the Israeli aggression entered its 253rd day.

Local sources, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA, repor…

Clear Skies Forecast for Makkah and Holy Sites

Arafat: The National Center for Meteorology (NCM) forecasts clear skies for the coming hours in Makkah, Mina, Arafat, and Muzdalifah. As of now, temperatures across these holy sites sit at 38 degrees Celsius.

Source: Saudi Press Agency