Muslim scholars condemn linking Islam to acts of terrorism
slamic scholars from across the world lambasted on Monday the double standard being followed at the global level in wrongly linking Islam with terrorism. Taking part ...
Hay'a chief urges staff to uphold Islamic values
Abdulrahman Al-Sanad, head of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Hay'a), has urged his staff in Riyadh to perform their duties in accordan...
Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice Issues Statement
The official spokesman of the General Presidency of the Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice Sheikh Turki bin Abdullah Al Shalil said that everyth...
'No black market' inGrand Mosque relics
The Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Affairs has rejected reports that rare antiquities found during the expansion of the Grand Mosque has been selling for thousands of...
Makkah imam flays IS savagery
The immolation of a Jordanian pilot by the Islamic State group has brought a unified outcry from top religious scholars across the Muslim world. Shaikh Saud Al-Shuraim, ...
Giant screens outside Two Holy Mosques
The Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has installed 14 huge electronic screens around the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah and the Grand Mosque in Makkah to gu...
Fatwa allows citizens to pledge allegiance via social websites
A member of the Council of Senior Scholars said pledging allegiance to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman through social networking websites is allowed, especi...
Over 1m Umrah pilgrims pass through Jiddah
More than a million pilgrims have either arrived or departed through King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) since the Umrah season started on Dec. 7. Quoting a re...
UN to discuss contempt of religions at KSA's request
The United Nations Human Rights Council has decided to discuss the issue of contempt of religions and to introduce a resolution for vote at its next session in March at t...
No justification for abuse of Islam: KSA
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denounced the Paris-based Charlie Hebdo magazine for publishing blasphemous material about Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). ...