Iftar and Suhur banned in Saudi mosques during Ramadan due to COVID-19

Published Apr 06 2021 at 8:52 PM GMT
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  • article author: Arab NewsTue, 2021-04-06 23:36 RIYADH: Iftar and Suhur meals will not be allowed to take place inside mosques in Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, the Minister of Islamic Affairs said on Tuesday.
  • The move is part of measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 during the holy month, which starts next week.
  • Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Asheikh said the practice of i'tikaaf, which consists of staying in a mosque for a number of days, will also be suspended.
  • He said that matters related to holding tarawih and qiyam prayers in mosques would be announced later.
  • Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: RamadanSuhuriftarTarawih.




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  • Published Apr 6, 2021 8:52 PM GMT