Courtyard expansion makes room for over 700,000
MAKKAH: More than 700,000 worshippers will be able to pray at the same time when the 12,000 additional sq. meters of courtyard around the Grand Mosque is completed, bring...
Cleric issues fatwa against TV networks
Saudi Arabia's top judiciary official has issued a religious decree saying it is permissible to kill the owners of satellite TV networks that broadcast immoral content, ...
Shaykh Luhaydan defends Fatwa
Sheikh Salih bin Mohammed Al-Liheidan, the Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, responding to a question from the Saudi television about the row on a fatwa he had ea...
1.5 million worshippers perform Friday prayers at the Sacred Mosque
The number of worshippers at the Sacred Mosque in Makkah for Friday prayers was estimated at 1.5 million....
Prayer area reservation is banned
The practice of reserving places in prayer rows in the Grand Mosque is banned completely, Hamoud Al-Ayada, Director of Cleaning and Carpeting Administration at the mosque...
500,000 Iftar meals served in Madina
An estimated 500,000 Iftar meals per day are served at the Prophetâ€™s Mosque. Philanthropists in their hundreds flock to the Prophetâ€™s Mosque after Asr prayers carry...
World Assembly of Muslim Youth holds annual Iftar Party
The World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) held here today annual Iftar Party which was attended by a number of ambassadors accredited to the Kingdom as well as a number o...
Saudi issues 3.24m Umrah visas
Statistics from the Central Haj Committee in Makkah showed that 3.24 million Umrah visas have been issued by Saudi embassies across the world this year, Arab News has re...
Quran Complex prints more than 10 million copies annually
The Madinah-based King Fahd Holy Quran Printing Complex has been shouldering its responsibility as regards the service of the Holy Quran in line with the directives of th...
Wohaibi Highlights WAMY Activities
Dr Salih bin Soleiman al-Wohaibi, the Secretary General of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY), has highlighted the activates of WAMY, and said WAMY has been ex...