Tawaaf has been resumed on the Mataaf. A small gathering of people has been allowed to perform Tawaaf and another ritual.
The decision has been announced on Twitter in which it was also said that a protection structure has been put near the Holy Kaaba. People will not be allowed to go near the Holy Kaaba.
Tawaaf has resumed on the Mataaf allowing a small gathering of people to perform their ritual. pic.twitter.com/gFyjeG3qFM
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Earlier, Historic Moment witnessed in Saudi Arabia as circling (Tawaaf) around Khana-e-Kaaba stopped temporarily for sterilization over fears of the novel coronavirus.
State television relayed stunning images of an empty white-tiled area surrounding the Khana-e-Kaaba usually packed with thousands of pilgrims.
Saudi Officials said The move was a “temporary preventive measure” but the upper floors of the Grand Mosque were still open for prayers.
Social media also flooded with thousands of images of Empty Kaaba as the users responded in shock writing that it was the first time they have ever seen the Kaaba empty.
Saudi Arabia may be using a weakness in mobile telecom networks to track its citizens in the US.
The data shows that over a four-month period, Saudi Arabia’s three biggest mobile phone companies sent 2.3 million requests for Provider Subscriber Information (PSI).