Half-a-million pilgrims visit Madinah
MADINAH: Around half-a-million pilgrims have arrived in Madinah to pay homage to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and pray at the Holy Mosque, according to offici...
King to host meet on Islam in non-Muslim world on Dec. 1
The ninth Makkah Conference, entitled "ntroducing Islam to non-Islamic countries - Reality and Aspirations" is scheduled to begin in Makkah on Dec 1. The three-day confe...
Fireproof tents to be built in Arafat
Zainul Abideen, undersecretary at the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, has emphasized the governmentâ€™s plan to establish permanent tents in Arafat....
Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz receives rector, undersecretaries and deans of Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic university
Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, received at his office in Riyadh today Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic university Rector Dr. Suleiman bin Abdullah ...
Hajis assured round the clock services
MAKKAH: Around 250,000 pilgrims from America, Australia and Europe, including Turkey, will perform Haj this year, said Abdullah Alauddin, head of the Tawafa Establishment...
Scholars Attend Symposium in Riyadh
A symposium on family issues and family education, the dangers of globalization, and the role of the media, in collaboration with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endo...
Muslim scholars hail interfaith harmony
JEDDAH: The speech of King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, at the UN interfaith conference in New York on Wednesday has underlined the importance of promotin...
Over half a million from South Asia to perform Haj
More than half a million South Asian pilgrims will perform Haj this year, said the chairman of the Tawafa Organization for South Asian Pilgrims, Adnan Katib. ...
General Presidency concludes preparations for reception of Pilgrims
The General Presidency for the Holy Mosque & Prophet Holy Mosque Affairs has concluded preparations to receive the Guests of Allah for this year's Hajj. Speaking on the ...
6,000 staff and scouts mobilized for Haj services
MAKKAH/NAMAS â€“ Over 6,000 employees will be mobilized Thursday as the General Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Affairs starts putting into action its plan for the Haj...