Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia to suspend taraweeh prayers in Ramazan


Photo: file RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced that taraweeh prayers during Ramazan will only be performed at home as the suspension of prayers at mosques will not be lifted until the eradication of the coronavirus, according to a report in Al Riyadh. The newspaper quoted Dr Abdul Latif Al Sheikh, Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, as saying: ?The suspension of performing the five daily prayers at mosques is more important than the suspension of taraweeh prayers.?