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Jupiter-Saturn great conjunction today

In a rare celestial event, Jupiter and Saturn, two of the solar system’s largest planets will be closest to each other on Monday, December 21, the first time in nearly 400 years. The union of Jupiter and Saturn is being termed as the ‘great conjunction’ as the planets will be just 0.1 degrees apart or about one-fifth the apparent width …

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Holy sites gear up to receive Hajj pilgrims

90% of Prophet’s Mosque western courtyard expansion complete, Part of the expansion of the western squares of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on Wednesday. MAKKAH/MADINAH — The holy sites are gearing up to receive the Guests of God for the annual pilgrimage of Hajj, which is 20 days away. On a tour of the holy sites, Okaz/Saudi Gazette saw that all …

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WAKFS BOARD DIRECTIVES IN RELATION TO REOPENING MOSQUES & AMENDMENTS 01

Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs

AMENDMENTS 01 – WAKFS BOARD DIRECTIVES ON REOPENING MOSQUES WAKFS BOARD DIRECTIVES ON REOPENING MOSQUES In keeping with the government decision to permit all places of worship to be open from 12.06.2020, the waqkfs board of Sri Lanka at its meeting held on 11.06.2020 has arrived at the following decisions 1. To permit all mosques to be open for individual …

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Saudi Arabia introduces new Hajj fee for pilgrims

Although this new fee introduced is relatively little compared to the other massive fees required for pilgrims to pay for hajj, it showcases the growing expenses needed to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. Many Muslims save up lifetime earnings to be able to pay for the increasing fees around doing hajj, while others remain completely unable to pay for hajj. …

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