Saudi Arabia’s plans to restrict the number of pilgrims during the annual Hajj pilgrimage to a few thousand will likely dent jet fuel demand in the Arab world’s biggest economy, which last year welcomed around 2 million during the season. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Saudi Arabia, home to Islam’s holiest sites in Mecca and Medina, will only allow individuals residing or already in the kingdom to participate in this year’s Hajj season — which begins in July — to contain the spread of the coronavirus among pilgrims. In the last Islamic year that ended in August 2019, the kingdom hosted around 2 million Saudi and foreign […]