Sharjah introduces rules regulating mosques, Islamic activities

The decision includes legal articles related to regulating the construction, modification and maintenance of mosques


UAE lifts almost all Covid-19 restrictions

The changes will come into effect at 6am on Monday, November 7

Eid Al Fitr protocols

UAE announces protocols for Eid Al Fitr

Worshippers must wear face masks at all times, maintain physical distancing of one metre and use personal or single-use prayer mats

UAE updates Covid-19 protocols for mosques during Ramadan

Taraweeh prayers will be held during the entire holy month

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UAE: No pre-departure PCR tests for inbound vaccinated travellers, masks not mandatory outdoors

The easing of the Covid-19 precautionary measures is effective starting Saturday, February 26, 2022

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UAE updates Covid-19 protocols for mosques, prayer rooms

Imams and cleaning staff of mosques should be vaccinated and must undergo a PCR test every 14 days

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Face masks no longer required to be worn in most public spaces

The Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah will also be allowed to operate at full capacity

Umrah Saudi Arabia Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabia: Umrah, visit to two holy mosques restricted to fully vaccinated individuals

The directive is effective October 10 onwards

Ramadan 2021: Dubai announces guidelines for praying in mosques

Maximum duration of Isha and Taraweeh prayers in mosques is capped at 30 minutes

Covid-19: Bahrain suspends prayers at mosques for two weeks

The two-week suspension is effective February 11 onwards

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Mosques in UAE to resume Friday prayers from December 4

Children, senior citizens and those with chronic and respiratory diseases, or those suffering from a weak immunity, must perform their prayers at home

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Prayer rooms in UAE commercial centres to reopen

The capacity limit has been set at 30 per cent


Saudi to allow Eid Al Adha prayers at mosques, warns of fines for entering holy sites without permit

A fine of SAR10,000 shall be imposed on violators, and doubled if repeated

Mosques in Makkah to reopen on Sunday

Several precautionary measures have to be followed at the mosques

Revealed: All the places that have reopened in the UAE so far

As coronavirus restrictions are lifted, these are the venues that have been allowed to reopen in the country


Kuwait to reopen mosques in some areas this week

Mosques in the country have been closed for the last three months due to the coronavirus pandemic

Saudi begins phase two of easing lockdown: Mosques reopen, fines revealed for violators

Domestic flights are also allowed to resume in the kingdom

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Covid-19: UAE reports 331 new cases and two deaths, extends closure of places of worship

The total number of cases in the country has reached 2,990, while the death toll is at 14

Dubai’s Islamic Affairs department to sterilise 800 mosques

The sterilisation programme has already covered 200 mosques in Dubai