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Umrah 2021: When Can Muslims Travel To Saudi Arabia?

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As many of us have been relentlessly checking the UK travel list for our favourite holiday hotspot, for some Muslims this has meant something different.

Muslims in the UK have been eagerly awaiting news that they can return to the holy site of Makkah to perform the religious pilgrimage known as Umrah.

And since Saudi Arabia got bumped up to the amber travel list, the wait has become even more anticipated.

“I’m just dying to go back,” 28-year-old Farhana Ali from London told HuffPost UK.

She performed Umrah for the first time in 2019 and was hoping to visit Makkah again last year but the pandemic put a spanner in the works.

Farhana is excited to be able to visit again because she values the time she has to shut off from the world and focus on her relationship with Allah.

She says, “It reminds me of why I am a Muslim, what my purpose is. I’m not just by myself but I’m........

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