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In pics: Pilgrims arrive in Makkah for Hajj amidst strict Covid-19 guidelines

The pilgrimage will be restricted to 60,000 Saudi residents and citizens this year

Saudi to create new public transport project with more than 400 buses in Makkah

The bus network consists of two stages and aims to serve pilgrims and residents of Makkah

Ramadan 2021: Pilgrims must be Covid-19 immune to enter two Holy Mosques

Those who have recovered from the Covid-19 infection can also be issued a permit

Umrah pilgrims advised to take Covid-19 vaccine

The kingdom’s minister of Hajj and Umrah received the Covid-19 vaccine in Jeddah

Saudi registers 16,000 pilgrims in first few hours of Umrah app launch

The registration of Umrah pilgrims for the first 10 days has been completed

Saudi to announce countries for foreign pilgrims; outlines Umrah protocols for first phase

During the first phase, only 12 groups of pilgrims would be allowed to perform Umrah within 24 hours

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In pics: Hajj 2020 begins, Saudi authorities confirm no Covid-19 cases among pilgrims

The number of pilgrims attending this year’s Hajj has been limited to 1,000

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Hajj pilgrimage in the age of coronavirus is unlike any before

Saudi Arabia has dramatically downsized the ritual because of the coronavirus pandemic, with authorities testing pilgrims and cutting their numbers from the usual 2 million to around 1,000

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Pilgrims selected to perform Hajj this year begin arriving in Jeddah

Only about 1,000 pilgrims – all from inside Saudi Arabia – have been permitted to perform Hajj this year

Video: Saudi overhauls Hajj and Umrah visas ahead of tourist visa launch

The move comes as the kingdom launches PR campaign with influencers on social media

Saudi to issue e-visas for Umrah pilgrims

The kingdom is seeking to issue 10 million visas for this year’s Umrah season