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Lady Evelyn Zainab Cobbold

The First British Muslim Woman To Perform Hajj Almost 100 years ago, a Scottish Muslim woman made her way to Makkah in a motor car to perform Hajj. Travelling entirely by herself, Lady Evelyn Zainab Cobbold gained popularity due to her unique story of traversing the many roads to reach the holy city at the […]

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BEST HOTELS TO VISIT WHEN STAYING IN MAKKAH, SAUDI ARABIA

Hands down, Makkah is one of the most valuable real estate in the world! A good-priced hotel can be hard to find when traveling around Makkah as Makkah is one of the most valuable real estates in the world, so finding cost-effective hotels near Haram can be a challenge so why not do all the […]

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The future of Umrah & Hajj 2022

The wait is over! Muslims – for a long time now – have had to lay aside their hopes of travelling to two of Islam’s holiest sites. Since the pandemic began, Hajj and Umrah activities were suspended for foreign visitors with only vaccinated Saudi citizens being permitted. It’s reported that only 60,000 people were permitted […]

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Muḥarram – A Month To Rekindle Faith

Since the great migration (hijra) from Makkah to Madīnah, Muslims have been using the Islamic (hijri) calendar as the standard measure of time. The creation of the Islamic calendar was a great feat. It took a culture and transformed it into a civilisation. The calendar plays an important role in dictating dates for major acts […]

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A different type of Hajj

The pilgrimage to Makkah to perform the Hajj is one of the most awaited times in the lives of a muslim. The Umrah is the beginning to understanding and creating a bond with Allah (swt). A physical presence in the holy land is a prediction made in the holy Qur’an which states that upon mention […]

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Pilgrimage suspended over coronavirus fears

Saudi Arabia has suspended Hajj and Umrah to the country’s holiest sites Makkah and Medina over fears of the fast-spreading coronavirus which has left travel agents scrambling to rearrange bookings as pilgrims remain in the dark over how long the “temporary” ban might continue.  Riyadh’s foreign ministry said it will suspend all entry for pilgrims heading to Makkah and […]

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