Ministry of Islamic Affairs to Restructure
The Minister of Islamic Affairs and Awqaf, Shaykh Saleh bin Abd al-Aziz Al al-Shaykh decided on a plan to restructure some of the Ministry's departments...
Saudi King Dismisses 2 Officials in a Shuffle
The king of Saudi Arabia dismissed two powerful religious figures Saturday, as part of a government shuffle that appeared aimed at reforming the kingdom's hard-line relig...
Reform of Ulama Council
The Council of Senior Scholars was reformed under the chairmanship of General Mufti of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh and will have ...
Better to forgive than punish, says new Hayy'a chief
Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Humayen Al-Humayen, the newly-appointed General President of the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (the Hayy'a), has describ...
Dismissal of Shaykh al-Luhaydan
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia held Saturday a major reshuffle of his government, marked by the dismissal of Sheikh Saleh al-Luhaidan, head of the Supreme Council of Justi...
Shura Chairman Receives Iranian Ambassador
Chairman of Shoura Council Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah bin Homaid received here today Iran's Ambassador to the Kingdom Sae'id Mohammed Husseini. ...
Istiska Prayers in Kingdom
Rain-seeking prayers were held throughout the Kingdom yesterday....
Seminar on the Holy Quran and Contemporary Technologies Approved
A Royal approval has been issued for organizing a seminar on the Holy Quran and the Contemporary Technologies (Information Technology) by King Fahd Holy Quran Printing Co...
Sheikh sees dangers in studies on Saudi women
Fuwad Bin Abdul Karim Al-Abdul Karim, head of the Bahithaat Center for Womenâ€™s Studies, has described studies on Saudi women from foreign organizations as making demand...
Saudi Embassy clarifies on free Umrah visa
The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Bandar Seri Begawan yesterday clarified the correct position on the issue of free visas for those who wish to perform the Umrah....