Saudi Inter-Faith Conference Urges Global Anti-terrorism Pact
A Saudi-organized conference of the world's great religions Friday called for an international agreement to combat what it called terrorism, "a universal phenomenon that ...
Prophet's Mosque gets new umbrellas
As part of the on-going expansion of the Prophet's Mosque in Madina, five out of a total 182 new umbrellas were installed in its courtyard Sunday. This is in implementat...
Translation of Makkah sermons proposed
Members of the Shoura Council have called for the simultaneous translation of Friday sermons at the Grand Mosque in Makkah for the benefit of non-Arabic speaking worshipp...
National Guard Religious Affairs Director Lauds Riyadh Youth Conference
National Guard Religious Affairs Director Dr. Ibrahim bin Muhammed Abu Aba lauded the ongoing Riyadh youth summit forum as one of the types of summer activities that can ...
Kingdom's grand mufti condemns Turkish soap operas
The grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, has condemned Turkish soap operas, which have charmed millions of people across the Arab world, and prohibi...
Ayidh al-Qurni on High Prices
In a Ramadan address, Shaykh Ayidh al-Qurni calls on governments to help alleviate the suffering of the world's poor that has been deepened by the ongoing inflation in th...
Washing of the Ka'aba on Saturday
Prince Khalid al-Faysal bin Abd al-Aziz the Amir of Makkah will wash the Ka'aba on the first Saturday of the month of Sha'ban in conformity with the annual ritual....
Saudi religious police ban pet cats and dogs
Saudi Arabia's religious police have announced a ban on selling cats and dogs as pets, or walking them in public in the Saudi capital, because of men using them as a mea...
Calls to enroll women in council of scholars
Inspired by the recent announcement made by the Grand Mufti of Syria Sheikh Ahmad Badr Al-Din Hassoun, Saudi scholars are now opening a heated debate about whether or not...
Women can issue Fatwas, be Muftis, says senior Shaykh
A senior member of the Board of Senior Ulemas has said women are allowed to join the board in order to break the monopoly held by men. Sheikh Abdullah Al-Manea said wome...