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The National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, and Banque du Caire officials met with representatives of the Ministry of Tourism and the head of the religious tourism committee of the Egyptian Travel Agencies Association (ETAA). During the meeting, they agreed to have the three banks secure the needed Saudi riyals to cover the expenses of …
Thousands of pilgrims expected to cross to Egypt to reach Saudi Arabia
Egypt Air will not change its ticket pricing for the current Hajj season, company chairperson Safwat Musallam told Daily News Egypt. “We don’t have any intention to change the prices for Hajj season. The prices have been set previously by a committee and we think it is fair,” Musallam explained to Daily News Egypt. The …
CBE defines maximum limit of 3,000 riyals for each pilgrim
The scheduled flights will transport 75,000 passengers back to Egypt
The citizens were from different pilgrimage groups
The death toll of Egyptian pilgrims during this year’s hajj season has reached 15
Khamenei considers Saudi Arabia a “cursed tree”, but Al-Azhar backs its custody against Iran
4,267 citizens underwent medical examinations in the past week during hajj
Saudi newspapers have reported that pilgrims joining this year’s Hajj will have to wear an electronic safety bracelet. Last year, more than 2,000 people died in a stampede during the religious festival.
Ibrahim El-Garady can do nothing but wait for news of his missing relatives
Egyptian authorities maintain that they are providing adequate support, despite criticisms
Egyptian pilgrims’ death toll from Mina stampede rises to 138, 96 missing
Al-Azhar defends Saudi Arabia against “hasty accusations” of negligence
120 Egyptian pilgrims are missing, says Minister of Religious Endowments
Stampede at end of Hajj pilgrimage resulted in total of 769 pilgrims’ deaths, according to Saudi Health Ministry
Egypt’s Ministry of Religious Endowments released, Saturday, the names of 26 Egyptians who were injured in the stampede at the end of the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia last Thursday. A total of 14 Egyptians were reportedly killed in the incident. The incident took place in Mina as the Hajj pilgrimage reached its conclusion, and left more …
No epidemic reported, says ministry spokesman
Saudi Arabia incident also injured 23 Egyptians, total death toll 107
Religious tourism is the main activity for more than 2,000 companies since 25 January Revolution, due to tourism regression
Minister of Endowments calls for his deportation to Egypt, to be arrested and tried
Association launches advertising campaign on four television channels to promote coming Hajj season
The association aims at obtaining the right to regulate all visas issued to Egyptians
Some 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims thronged Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia Monday for the high point of the annual hajj, praying for an end to disputes and bloodshed.
The decision to open the crossing comes to allow pilgrims from the Gaza Strip to enter Egypt before they fly to Saudi Arabia
The kingdom has reduced entry visas during Ramadan, despite boasting of high numbers of Egyptian pilgrims
The Saudi government cited ongoing infrastructural projects in the holy city of Mecca as the primary cause for the cut.
Out of all the dive sites in the Red Sea, the Salem Express wreck is known among divers as the most depressing. In 1991, the passenger ferry carrying pilgrims back from Saudi Arabia sunk 18 metres under the turbulent waters of Safaga’s sea, killing all most of its passengers Resting on its side, the twisted …
Every year millions of Muslims go on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia to visit the cities of Mecca and Medina. The visit to the holy places that lay at the centre of the Muslim faith is a highlight in their spiritual life.