A small group of worshippers pray at Kaaba in the Grand Mosque while practicing social distancing, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Grand Mosque to remain closed on Arafat day and Eid Al-Adha

Maj. Gen. Mohammed Bin Wasl Al-Ahmadi, assistant commander of the Hajj security forces for the Grand Mosque and its premises, said on Tuesday that the Grand Mosque will remain closed to worshippers on Arafat day and Eid Al-Adha as part of the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. “The suspension of prayers in...

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