Expansion of Prophet's Mosque begins next month
The expansion work at the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah aimed at accommodating 500,000 more worshippers will start by the middle of next month, Asharq Al-Awsat daily report...
1,027,822 pilgrims leave Saudi Arabia after performing Hajj
According to a statement released by the General Directorate of Passports, the number of pilgrims who left the Kingdom up to yesterday amounted to 1,027,822. ...
Saudi mufti says no to lingerie saleswomen
Saudi Arabia's grand mufti has objected to women working in lingerie shops, despite the labour ministry's approval and rising complaints from female customers about male-...
4 Madina Imams, muezzins fired, 17 others suspended
Four Imams and muezzins have been fired and the services of 17 others suspended in Madina for negligence and poor service. The Ministry of Islamic Affairs in the ...
231, 293 copies of Quran printed in Madinah distributed around the world
distributed last lunar month of Zil-Qa'eda 231,293 copies of the Holy Quran and its translations as well as Islamic books to a number of governmental and non-governmental...
Prince Naif receives encyclopedia on Prophet's companions
Riyadh, December 20 , SPA -- Prince Naif bin Abdul-Aziz, Minister of Interior, received here today Secretary General of Muslim World League Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul-Mohsin ...
Mecca Accommodation Unaffordable
Ordinary pilgrims may find it harder to attend the regular prayers at the Grand Mosque in coming years, as residential projects under construction in the central area of ...
Pilgrims offered health checks
Special medical teams from the Saudi Health Affairs Management have been deployed at King Abdul Aziz International Airport to provide medical checks for pilgrims before ...
Pilgrims offer Friday prayers at the Holy Mosque
Makkah, Saudi Arabia, December 12, SPA -- A huge number of Pilgrims performed "Salat Al-Jumah" (Friday prayers) this afternoon under the personal follow-up of Prince Kh...
Focus shifts to Grand Mosque
The authorities have turned their full attention to the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophetâ€™s Mosque in Madina after about 2.5 million pilgrims on Thursday concluded...