Hajj 2021: Saudi Arabia again bars foreign pilgrims due to COVID

Saudi Arabia on Saturday announced that no foreign pilgrims will be allowed to perform the Hajj,…

Pilgrimage in a pandemic: lessons from Mecca on containing COVID-19

Ahmed Kalebi, University of Nairobi As a Muslim, at least once a year I go on…

Saudi Arabia will organise Hajj to Mecca this year

Saudi Arabia has said it will organise the pilgrimage to Mecca this year, but under special…

Women’s rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul released from Saudi jail

Hathloul was detained in May 2018 and sentenced in December to nearly six years in prison.…