Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

16 May 2018

Arab News partners with Facebook to broadcast Ramadan prayers from Makkah

RIYADH: Arab News, the Riyadh-based regional English-language newspaper, has partnered with Facebook to broadcast prayers from Saudi Arabia during Ramadan. The newspaper will carry the Taraweeh prayers — the additional evening prayers performed during the Islamic holy month — live from the Holy Mosque in Makkah. These videos will be available in real-time on Arab News’

Read more

15 May 2018

Soft opening of new King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah set for May

JEDDAH: King Abdul Aziz International Airport is the main gateway to the Two Holy Mosques. The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has started to carry out technical tests on the systems of travel and baggage termination, passenger bridges and various electronic systems in the presence of all relevant governmental and private sectors to ensure readiness before the soft

Read more