The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has revealed that it will open the booking for Umrah from July 19 after the completion of this year’s Hajj season. The ministry stated that people wishing to perform Umrah will be able to book an appointment st..
Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was named acting president of Sri Lanka on Wednesday as its political and economic crisis deepened, is tantalisingly close to the pinnacle of power but may not get much time to enjoy it. When he was made prime minister in..
July supermoon will be biggest and brightest of 2022 when it arrives at its closest point to Earth this year on Wednesday July’s full moon will be 2022′s largest and brightest, reaching its closest point to Earth of the year when it ri..
NASA has released an image of far-flung galaxies as they were 13bn years ago, the first glimpse from the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, which promises to reshape our understanding of the dawn of the universe. The first batch of ..
World’s population, to reach 8 billion by November 15, could grow to 8.5 billion in 2030 India is set to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, with each counting more than 1.4 billion residents this year, a United..
Leaders of Sri Lanka's protest movement said on Sunday they would occupy the residences of the president and prime minister until they finally quit office, the day after the two men agreed to resign leaving the country in political limbo. Thou..
Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims threw pebbles on giant columns symbolising Satan on Saturday, part of the haj pilgrimage that has drawn to a close as Muslims around the world celebrated the first day of Eid al-Adha feast. Helicopters hovered ove..
Acute goat with extremely long ears has wowed social media users in Pakistan since his birth last month. Simba, as the breeder Mohammad Hassan Narejo named the goat, was born at a farm in the southern city of Karachi on June 4 with ears as long as..
Saudi women are at the forefront of female crowd management during this year’s Hajj for the first time, as per the directives of the General President for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Suda..