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Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) Haj Expedition to Haj

Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has selected the nominees to join the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has selected the nominees to join the pilgrimage expedition, following a ballot ...

16/05/2010 - 16:27 - comment 0

Hajj ends - Ebola and MERS free

declared this year's Haj epidemic-free. Health Minister Adel Fakeih on Monday declared this year's Haj epidemic-free as he announced that 70 people who were considered as possibly having MERS have all tested negative of the coronavirus. “I am pleased to announce the Haj ...

07/10/2014 - 04:01 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia to introduce budget friendly Haj options

The Haj Ministry has asked Saudis and expatriates wishing to perform low-cost Haj this year to register their names at its website, which has been created specially for this purpose. The Haj Ministry has asked Saudis and expatriates ...

03/06/2014 - 12:56 - comment 0

Jordan issues temporary passports after Saudi rejects Haj visas in Israeli passports

temporary passports for Arab-Israeli passport holders to perform the Haj ... that they can enter the Kingdom to perform the Haj. This follows the Saudi government this week rejecting reports that it would endorse Haj visas on Israeli passports if they were issued by its consulates abroad. ...

15/09/2014 - 07:31 - comment 1

Saudi Arabia denies Haj direct flights from Israel

from Israel for Haj The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has denied reports that its airports would handle direct flights from Israel this Haj season. GACA Spokesman ... carrying Haj pilgrims from the occupied territories.  He said Palestinian pilgrims would be transported ...

09/09/2014 - 15:20 - comment 0

WHO: Haj travel ban not even 'under consideration'

The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that there is no travel ban for Saudi Arabia as a result of increasing MERS cases in the country. The World Health Organization said on W ...

08/05/2014 - 23:08 - comment 0

1.4 million pilgrims begin to leave Saudi Arabia after Haj

countries started leaving Saudi Arabia at the end of a largely incident-free haj ... Arabia at the end of a largely incident-free hajj. Haj officially comes to a close on Friday. ... during the haj. The number of pilgrims that attended Haj in 2013 was two million – a sharp decrease from ...

18/10/2013 - 06:14 - comment 0

Over 1.3 million Haj pilgrims transported to holy sites

sites on Friday. Arab News reports that about 1.325 million Haj pilgrims ... instructions of Haj Minister Bandar Hajjar. Pilgrims ascend to Mina as per a plan that guarantees all ... people who perform haj do sacrifice their time, wealth, conveniences, sex life for a period of time . ...

12/10/2013 - 06:31 - comment 1

MERS, SHMERS. Faith filled pilgrims go to Haj with no worries

to the 2013 Haj, AP reports that many pilgrims are unconcerned about getting infected with the virus. Even as two people died of the MERS coronoavirus prior to the 2013 Haj, AP reports that many pilgrims ... of 51 people in Saudi Arabia. Over two million pilgrims are expected at this year’s Haj which ...

Editor's Choice - 12/10/2013 - 15:15 - comment 0

Ahead of Haj, two Saudis die of MERS virus

a few days before the HAJ, which begins on Sunday. Arab News and AFP have ... for the annual Haj, which begins on Sunday. Health Minister Abdullah Al-Rabeea, however, noted ... that the Haj will pass off without any outbreak, given that Muslims also go on lower-level pilgrimages ...

10/10/2013 - 16:31 - comment 0