Director of US-based Saudi Academy Arrested
The director of a Saudi government-funded Islamic school has been arrested and charged with failing to report a child abuse allegation, adding to scrutiny of the northern...
BBC Commissions Documentary on Islam & Science
A thousand years ago, Muslim scholars and scientists were busy putting together the basic principles and early learning that forms the foundation of much of modern scienc...
OIC Chief - UN Secretary General Meet in Jeddah
The Secretary General of the Organization of The Islamic Conference (OIC), Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, held on Saturday 14th June 2008 in Jeddah, a meeting with UN Secret...
Muhammad bin Nawwaf Receives Muslim Preachers
Prince Muhammad bin Nawwaf, Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland, received here today participants in the Second Gathering of Doa'at (Preachers) in Britain ...
State Department: Saudis to Scrub Curriculum by Fall
The U.S. State Department expects the Saudi government to purge intolerant passages from its educational curricula by the beginning of next school year, a spokesman said ...
Women Outnumber Men Who Memorized Qur'an in Asyah
Twenty Holy Qur'an memorizers were honored at a special function held in a mosque in Al-Asyah, 65 kilometers east of Buraidah, recently. The event was sponsored by Al-Asy...
Interfaith Summit Spreads Islam's Message of Peace
The international conference on interfaith dialogue that ended yesterday at al-Safa Palace in Makkah called on all people, irrespective of their race, religion, culture o...
Salman al-Awdah to speak at Interfaith Dialogue
Shaykh Salman al-Awadah announced on the Arabic section of his website that he will attend the upcoming 3 day interfaith dialog in Mecca. al-Awdah will present a lecture...
Al al-Shaykh criticizes Hizballah
Senior Ulema chairman Abd al-Aziz Al al-Shakyh criticized Hizballah for its current role in the Lebanese crisis. He said that Hizballah has deviated from Islam and opene...
al-Fawzan warns against Jihadist tendencies
At a lecture to school staff at Imam Muhammad University in Riyadh on Monday, Senior Ulema member Shaykh Salih bin Fawzan al-Fawzan warned those considering going to figh...