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Saudi Arabia Denies Entry for More than 600,000 Palestinians, Complicating Hajj Plans

    Saudi Arabia Denies Entry for More than 600,000 Palestinians, Complicating Hajj Plans

AMMAN, JORDAN — Travel agents in Jordan and Palestine have reported that Saudi Arabia is no longer extending entry visas to Palestinian holders of temporary Jordanian passports, effectively banning them from undertaking the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages. The new restriction is set to affect at least 634,000 Palestinians living in Jordan and occupied East Jerusalem,…

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