Gulf Times - Haj
No Qatari mediation in Saudi Haj ban

No Qatari mediation in Saudi Haj ban

Qatari sources have refuted Saudi Arabia’s claims that the Saudi-Qatar land border was opened following a mediation led by Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani.

Crisis hampering Haj pilgrims from Qatar

Crisis hampering Haj pilgrims from Qatar

The ongoing Gulf crisis has made it difficult for thousands of Qatari nationals to perform Haj this year, prominent journalist Ashraf Siddiqui said.

Gulf blockade derails Haj plans for Qataris

Gulf blockade derails Haj plans for Qataris

Qatari nationals have been prevented from performing Haj amid a Saudi-led blockade, which has made it impossible for local companies to make the necessary arrangements for the annual pilgrimage.

NHRC submits complaints about curbs on Qatar's pilgrims

NHRC submits complaints about curbs on Qatar's pilgrims

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said it has sent a letter to the UN special rapporteur about the restrictions placed by Saudi authorities on citizens and residents of Qatar who want to perform Haj

Haj Registration: Awqaf condemns Saudi media reports

Haj Registration: Awqaf condemns Saudi media reports

The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) condemned the news reports by Saudi media claiming that the ministry has suspended Haj registrations for Qatari nationals. The ministry said the fabricated news is part of the campaign against the State of Qatar.

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of politicising Haj

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of politicising Haj

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of politicising the Haj, claiming Riyadh has imposed restrictions on Qatari nationals planning to travel to Mecca for the annual Muslim pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia slaps curbs on Qatari Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia slaps curbs on Qatari Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia has imposed restrictions on Qataris wanting to perform this year's Haj pilgrimage. The Saudi Haj ministry said Qatari pilgrims arriving by plane must use airlines in agreement with the Saudi authorities.

Iran says its pilgrims will not attend haj in Saudi Arabia

Iran says its pilgrims will not attend haj in Saudi Arabia

Iran's Haj and Pilgrimage Organisation said on Sunday the country's pilgrims would not attend the annual Muslim haj pilgrimage, blaming Saudi Arabia for "sabotage" and failing to guarantee the safety of pilgrims.