Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

2 Jun 2019

Gambian president visits Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah

The president of Gambia, Adama Baro, arrived in Madinah on Sunday to visit the Prophet’s Mosque. At Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, he was received by Undersecretary of Madinah region Wahib bin Mohammed Al-Sahli and a number of officials. Baro attended the key summits convened by King Salman in the holy city of Makkah on Thursday and Friday.

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1 Jun 2019

Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah ready for half-a-million worshippers

MADINAH: The Prophet’s Mosque is ready to receive nearly half-a-million worshippers for the night when the reading of the Qur’an will be finished, the Saudi Press Agency reported a government official as saying. Reading and completing the Qur’an during the fasting month of Ramadan is considered especially holy as, in Islam, the prayer made once the Qur’an is finished is

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1 Jun 2019

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense in Makkah prepares for more heavy rain

JEDDAH: The Public Administration of the Civil Defense in Makkah implemented measures to combat heavy rain and rescue teams, safety patrols and supporting equipment were deployed in locations across the holy city. The spokesman for the General Directorate of the Civil Defense in Makkah, Maj. Nayef Al-Shareef, said following the rainfall that hit most of Makkah on Saturday, the

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31 May 2019

Muslims gather at Grand Mosque in Makkah for 27th night of Ramadan

RIYADH: Thousands of Muslims from all around the world are gathered in the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on Friday night, the 27th night of Ramadan, to immerse themselves in worship. Worshippers were seeking Laylatul Qadr (the night of power or decree) which the Qur’an states is “better than a thousand months,” and that falls on one of the last ten

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