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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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A woman of substance – Princess Dania Al Saud

Words: Rabi’ah. M “I believe it’s about specialising in serving people with disabilities… Princess Dania Al Saud “Dedicating herself to the welfare of the community, Saudi royal Princess Dania Al Saud believes people with disabilities deserve better opportunities. She talks about the influence of her mother; her strengths and maintaining a positive outlook.” There is […]

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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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New Zealand Rugby player Sonny Bill William find’s peace in Makkah

SONNY Bill Williams (32) is making the most of his off-season, travelling to Mekkah as part of an Islamic pilgrimage. Ahead of the Super Rugby season — which gets underway in late February 2018— the dual international has spent the past week in Saudi Arabia. The place of worship, in the city Medina, is one […]

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Over two million muslims gather on Mount Arafat

Millions of Pilgrims in white Ihram’s (robes), spent the night in an encampment around the mount where Islam believes that Allah (S.A.W) tested Abraham’s faith, by commanding him to sacrifice his son Ismail and where the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) gave his last sermon. Other worshippers who had been praying in the nearby Mina area ascended […]

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