Preparations in full swing to receive worshippers at two mosques Umrah or the lesser pilgrimage is due to resume in Saudi Arabia on Sunday after a “successful” Hajj pilgrimage season ended, Saudi officials said. Head of the General ..
Muslims start to leave Mecca after completing downsized pilgrimage Saudi Arabia on Thursday announced no coronavirus infections were reported among pilgrims during Hajj as a result of an integrated health plan. The announcement was ma..
Countries urge citizens who are already there to return at earliest opportunity Saudi Arabia and Kuwait warned citizens against travelling to Indonesia as the country is ravaged by the Delta variant of COVID-19. The travel warnin..
The family was on way to visit relatives when the horrific accident happened Nine persons, including eight of one family, were killed in a collision outside the Saudi capital Riyadh during a journey to mark the Eid Al Adha holiday, local media rep..
Inspired by her late father's career, Mona decided to join the military and the first group of Saudi women soldiers to work in Islam's holiest sites, where they are helping secure the haj annual pilgrimage. Since April, dozens of female so..
Automatic, free-of-charge extension valid until August 31 Saudi authorities have embarked on automatically extending validity of residency permits and visas of expatriates who are stuck abroad due to travel restrictions until the end of August, Sa..
COVID-19: Access to government/private educational facilities will also be restricted Vaccinated people will only be allowed to enter public places and private establishments, starting August 1, the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Hous..
HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani exchanged greetings with HRH Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on the advent of the blessed Eid Al-..
Shops in Saudi Arabia may now stay open during prayer times, a leading government-linked newspaper said on Friday, relaxing the kingdom's strict rules on closing shops and businesses for prayer five times a day. It is the latest in a series of..