BREAKING: TIME: Saudi Arabia, Iran issue orders affecting potentially millions of Muslims

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 8Jan2017

According to Time,

The coronavirus outbreak disrupted Islamic worship in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia on Wednesday banned its citizens and other residents of the kingdom from performing the pilgrimage in Mecca, while Iran canceled Friday prayers in major cities.

The decisions in Riyadh and Tehran affected both Sunni and Shiite Muslims alike.

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