The concerned government and private agencies have been asked to redouble their efforts to provide all available facilities to the millions of faithfuls thronging the Two Holy Mosques during the last ten days of Ramadan.
Two of the three Saudi brothers arrested in connection with the bombing of a Kuwaiti mosque were born in Kuwait and had links to a fourth sibling present in Syria as a member of Daesh.
The Ministry of Interior warned citizens and expatriates against showing any sympathy to beggars and against extending any sort of help to them.
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, emir of Makkah and adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, announced here on Tuesday the winners of the 9th edition of the annual Souk Okaz Prizes for the year 2015.
Yemeni President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi visited late Monday night the Center for National Defense at Saudi Ministry of Defense.
President Barack Obama has said the US-led coalition battling the Daesh (the so-called IS) terrorists was “intensifying” its campaign against the group’s base in Syria.
The Saudi Arabian Airlines has made extra arrangements to cope with the rush of Umrah pilgrims in both the international and domestic sectors.
Sami B. Marquez, a Christian Filipino expatriate, came to the Kingdom seven months ago and was amazed by the caring spirit of Muslims and the people here.
A group of young Saudis choose to spend their late afternoons during Ramadan handing out food to the poor.
Saudi Arabia’s oil sector grew by 1.8 percent in the first quarter of 2015, reversing its declining trend in the previous two quarters, Jadwa Investment said in its latest “Quarterly GDP Update”.
The majority of children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year’s Israeli blitzkrieg are showing signs of severe emotional distress and trauma.
Iran and UN nuclear monitors took a “major step” toward resolving remaining issues regarding the disputed atomic program, an Iranian spokesman said Tuesday.
A Buddhist monastery in Bangladesh is serving food to hundreds of poor Muslims during Ramadan, in a rare example of social harmony between the religions in the South Asian nation.
A Civil Defense chopper hovers over the central area of the Grand Mosque in Makkah to monitor the movement of pilgrims and visitors during the last 10 days of Ramadan.
Some families of those incarcerated in Taif mental hospital have changed their contact numbers so as not to be pursued.
Unemployment is no longer the most volatile or the much talked about issue.
An Arab atheist is usually a parasite — someone who claims to be knowledgeable but is not and will probably eventually commit suicide.
With the introduction of WhatsApp service and a toll free number for the coming Haj, the Indian Haj Mission has upgraded the high tech services to facilitate a smooth and hassle-free Haj.
With regard to the post "Modi is the most confused Indian PM ever" (July 4), every country has to work on many schemes of development at the same time and what is wrong with that?
I am writing with regard to the article "With trees dying out, Jeddah’s parks are drying up" (July 4). The problem is twofold: corruption and the lack of interest by the municipality is one reason.
With regard to the article "Over 280,000 Yemenis rectify status" (July 4), I am glad that such a large number of Yemenis have rectified their residential status in the Kingdom.
With regard to the article "Why do students leave school without basic educational skills?" (July 4), it is not right to place all of the blame on the educational curricula used in the Kingdom's
With regard to the article "Gang arrested for beating up expatriate" (July 4), the apprehension of those criminals is indeed good news.
President Barack Obama pledged to increase US support for the moderate opposition in Syria’s civil war on Monday and said the United States needed to do more at home to prevent attacks and combat
Pakistani paramilitary forces killed three suspected Sunni militants.
In April, scores of hillside homes in Fraswad and Shalnand villages in Jammu and Kashmir collapsed in a landslide amid
Patel, 44, makes his way over to an older Toyota, pops open the bonnet and places his hands inside, feeling the
From his fields in Turkey, farmer Huseyin Ozdemir can see militants digging trenches and planting mines as they ready
A task force investigating Malaysia’s troubled state investment fund 1MDB said on Tuesday.
Using a combination of promises and threats, Daesh (the so-called IS) is working hard to win over Sunni tribes,
Syrian Kurdish fighters have recaptured more than 10 villages seized by Daesh (the so-called IS) north of its de facto
Lawmakers in South Carolina voted 37-3 on Monday to remove from the grounds of the state legislature the Confederate
The Philippines plans to ramp up military spending over the next 13 years.
A Turkish Airlines flight from Bangkok to Istanbul made an emergency landing in India on Tuesday after the crew found a bomb threat written on a bathroom mirror, an airport official said.
IDCC at Prince Sultan Road is hosting a Ramadan campaign for children aged between 9 to 12 years to educate them on
The Global Village is getting ready for the activities of 30-day Jeddah Festival with expectations of receiving over a million visitors.
The Civil Defense was able to put off a fire that broke out Tuesday in a transformer in Al-Sharaie District in the
There are more than 1,800 madrasas (school for Islamic instructions) in Maharashtra.
Tamil Islamic scholar Ibrahim Madani, while delivering an insight into “Why Do Muslims Fast During the Month of
The Islamic holy month of Ramadan offers lots of blessings and increases religious zeal among Muslims.
Serena Williams survived a scare to book a Wimbledon semifinal showdown with old rival Maria Sharapova as the world
Top seed and reigning champion Novak Djokovic pulled off the great escape.
Younis Khan hit a brilliant unbeaten 171 as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third Test.
Chris Froome lost his yellow jersey but retained his grip on his rivals.
Floyd Mayweather was Monday stripped by the World Boxing Organization of the welterweight world title he won by
Indian financial investigators have ordered exiled former cricket chief Lalit Modi to return home to be interrogated
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is facing a real struggle to be fit for next week’s British Open at St Andrews after
Eddie Leie made a memorable international debut as he and his spin partner Aaron Phangsio bowled South Africa to a
Choosing the right applications can make the difference between increased margin or missed goals.
The Islamic sukuk or bond market is set to drop sharply this year.
Oil rebounded Tuesday on bargain-hunting after prices plunged a day earlier.
Alwaleed Philanthropies believes in providing vital relief to ease the suffering of victims when disaster strikes.
Reflecting his commitment, dedication and on the occasion of UAE Humanitarian Work Day 2015, one of the UAE’s most
The Turkish economy is expected to expand between 2 and 2.5 percent this year, falling far short of a government target of 4 percent, after a June election failed to produce a single-party
There’s a time and place for everything, even selfies. At least, that’s what people are saying after famous Pakistani
Dinosaur blockbuster "Jurassic World" showed no signs of extinction.
When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones.
Cebu City Administrator Lucelle Mercado has ordered the removal of billboards.
Pop star Lady Gaga and crooner Tony Bennett brought a mix of Cole Porter.