Gulf Times - Haj-pilgrims
Blockade's effect on Qatari Haj pilgrims highlighted

Blockade's effect on Qatari Haj pilgrims highlighted

Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) held a round-table discussion on the repercussions of the blockade crisis and the prevention of Qatari citizens and residents from Haj and Umrah.

Qatar has not refused Saudia permission to transport Haj pilgrims

Qatar has not refused Saudia permission to transport Haj pilgrims

The Civil Aviation Authority has described as baseless the news circulating in media outlets of the siege countries that Qatar refused to allow Saudi Airlines to transport Qatari Haj pilgrims.

'No political prisoners in Qatar; siege nations have thousands'

'No political prisoners in Qatar; siege nations have thousands'

Qatar prides itself of having no political prisoners while the prisons of the blockading countries are full of them, HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, President of Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development, has said.

Haj pilgrims get ID bracelets after deadly stampede

Haj pilgrims get ID bracelets after deadly stampede

Saudi Arabia has begun issuing Haj pilgrims with identification bracelets one year after a stampede killed around 2,300 people. The bracelets are a reassurance to some pilgrims.

MoI urges Haj pilgrims to follow safety rules

MoI urges Haj pilgrims to follow safety rules

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued an advisory for Haj pilgrims from Qatar to ensure their safety during the journey.

Qatar urges Haj pilgrims to get vaccinated

Qatar urges Haj pilgrims to get vaccinated

The Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation and Primary Health Care Corporation have reminded Haj pilgrims to take steps to ensure they and their families are safeguarded against infectious diseases.

Saudi Arabia denies blocking Iran Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia denies blocking Iran Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia on Thursday denied blocking Iranian Haj pilgrims after Tehran alleged "sabotage" by its regional rival.