Taraweeh Prayers suspended this Ramadan in Saudi Arabia in 2020 due to Coronavirus Crisis. The news had been published on Al Riyadh Newspaper where they quoted Dr. Abdul Latif Al-Sheikh (Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs). More details below.
Tarawih prayers suspended in mosques in Saudi Arabia – 2020
The suspension of performing the five daily prayers at mosques is more important than the suspension of Taraweeh prayers. We ask Allah the Almighty to accept Taraweeh prayers whether held at mosques, or homes, which we think is better for people’s health. We ask Allah the Almighty to accept prayers from all of us and protect humanity from this epidemic that hit the entire world, Al Sheikh clarified.
The Heartbreaking news for thousands and hundreds of worshipers who are looking forward to Ramadan. The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance have announced the news. It has been said that the suspension of prayers will not be lifted until end of coronavirus. The worshiper are advised to pray Taraweeh Prayers at home. This is announced for all mosques besides the two holy mosques.
We are sure that the Government will review the situation and conditions will be monitored. But for not it is advised to pray at home. We ask Allah the Almighty to accept prayers from all of us and protect humanity from this epidemic that hit the entire world.