Work on SR20bn Makkah monorail to begin after Hajj
JEDDAH: Work on the first phase of an SR20 billion Makkah monorail project will start in December soon after the Haj season to facilitate transportation of pilgrims betwe...
Qur'an competition starts tomorrow
MAKKAH: The King Abdul Aziz Qur'an Memorization competition will start here Monday with the participation of representatives of several Arab and Muslim countries. As man...
New canopies for pilgrims
FRONT PAGE New canopies for pilgrims By Badr Al-Ghanmi MADINA â€“ Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Al-Faleh, Vice President for the Affairs of the Prophetâ€™s Mosque...
Imams fail in their desired role: Naif
MAKKAH: Imams of Saudi mosques have failed in guiding young Saudis away from extremist ideologies that pose a serious threat to the security and stability of the country,...
Khateebs free to address today's issues
BISHA: Sheikh Saleh Bin Abdul Aziz Aal Al-Sheikh, Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowment and Dawa, has said that Friday sermons may address contemporary issues, as long a...
Enough room for pilgrims in Makkah
MAKKAH â€“ There will be no shortage in pilgrim accommodations this year despite the demolition of more than 1,600 residential units for the northern expansion work of Ha...
Pending King's approval, one million tents in Mina projected
A feasibility study on constructing new tent complexes for pilgrims in northern Mina will soon be submitted to King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, for final...
WAMY provides relief to Somalia
The World Assembly of Muslim Youth handed over emergency relief for Somali refugees at the border of Kenya who live in miserable conditions and face difficult weather sit...
Prince Turki bin Nasir delivers speech at Islamic Environment Conference
-Prince Turki bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz, General President of Meteorology and Environmental Protection stressed at the opening session of the 3rd Islamic Conference of Env...
Pilgrims begin to flow in
JEDDAH: The Haj Terminal at King Abdulaziz International Airport opened yesterday with scores of overseas flights arriving with pilgrims for the annual pilgrimage. Some f...