Saudi Arabia has announced that it will be hosting pilgrims from Sudan until flights to the country are restored.
All flights in and out of the country have been stopped due to the country-wide protests
Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir was removed from power by the Sudanese military earlier this week after protests that had been going on for months escalated.
Dozens of people have been killed
A picture of a woman leading the protests went viral earlier this week.
King Salman ordered the Minister of Hajj and Umrah to provide for the pilgrims from Sudan until transport links are resumed.