Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

28 May 2018

First flight to land at new Jeddah airport today

Saudi men and women above the age of 18 can register for free tickets for weekend travel between Madinah and Makkah, according to Rumaih Al-Rumaih, president of Public Transport Authority and acting president of Saudi Railway Organization.

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27 May 2018

How Madinah residents prepare Ramadan meals at Prophet’s mosque

JEDDAH: The residents of Madinah have been using the Muslim holy month of Ramadan to take the opportunity to welcome worshippers at Al-Masjid An-Nabawi (the Prophet’s Mosque) and express their hospitality. Iftar gatherings such as these bring the Madinah community together to socialize and challenge one another in performing good deeds. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) took a

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27 May 2018

9 bus stops, 13 car parks to ease traffic in Makkah

To help pilgrims perform their Umrah rituals with ease and comfort, prayers are not being allowed in mataf (circumambulation area around the Kaaba) and mas’a (the stretch between Safa and Marwa hillocks) during the Taraweeh and Tahajjud congregations. The mataf area has been solely dedicated for Umrah pilgrims from Maghreb prayer until the end of the Taraweeh prayer.

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