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Gaza pilgrims denied right to perform Umrah due to zionist blockade

22 May 2017 22:10

For the 3rd consecutive year, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have been denied their right to perform the minor Hajj or Umrah in Saudi Arabia. The Israeli blockade of the coastal enclave and Egypt’s closure of the Rafah crossing are two of the reasons behind the denial. Our correspondent in Gaza, Halla Alsafadi, has visited Hajj travel agencies to find out more details.

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