Saudi Arabia will block computer system of Umrah service companies and establishments in case any of their pilgrims overstayed their visas, according to the amendments made in the regulations for Umrah pilgrims.
Haj foreign missions controlling the rent of pilgrims’ accommodation and the locations of these buildings that are often far away from the Grand Mosque are just two of the problems facing this particular sector during the pilgrimage season.
The Ministry of Economy and Planning has accused some government authorities of withholding information and data necessary to prepare economic studies.
The threats posed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has transcended the borders of Iraq and the Levant to reach every country, said Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Foreign Affairs Minister, during the Iraq Peace and Security Conference in Paris on Monday.
People have expressed anger at a teacher at a Qur’an memorization center who was recorded on Sunday beating a student with a stick and kicking him with his feet.
A female member of the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) was pulled over by police offers while driving to hospital, Al-Hayat daily reported.
The Jeddah Islamic Port (JIP) is set to receive more than a million animals before the end of this month to meet the needs of the local market during the Haj season.
Egypt’s tourism minister says the country is boosting security procedures at tourist destinations in an attempt to buoy the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil.
In Arabic, “sheikh” is the title given to a tribal leader.
Scottish separatists say they will keep Queen Elizabeth II if the country votes Thursday to leave the United Kingdom.
Warring rivals in Ukraine traded blame on Monday over the bloodiest day in the restive east since a shaky ceasefire was drawn up 10 days ago.
China’s President Xi Jinping secured Maldivian support for a “21st century maritime silk road” as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean atoll nation.
The SABB/HSBC Emerging Markets Index (EMI), a monthly indicator derived from the PMI surveys, rose to a 17-month high of 52.5 in August, from 51.7 in July.
It was Alex Ferguson who once noted famously that watching the World Cup was as excruciating as visiting the dentist
Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy.
The Gulf’s deadliest striker comes up against one of its most miserly defenses.
Retired spin king Saqlain Mushtaq defended the controversial “doosra” delivery.
Valencia and Sevilla continued their unbeaten starts to the Spanish season to move within two points of leader
Billy Horschel took the limelight from world No. 1 Rory McIlroy to win the biggest title of his career at the Tour
South Korean fans have snapped up tickets to see high-profile athletes such as Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan
Alberto Contador said he was “delighted” after winning his third Vuelta a Espana as Italian Adriano Malori took
Today, having a comprehensive operational excellence management system (OEMS) is increasingly important.
Leading Japanese architect Nikken Sekkei, will showcase projects from, among others, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Mongolia at this year’s Cityscape Global exhibition.
Wipro Arabia Ltd., a subsidiary of Wipro Ltd., a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced Monday that it has entered into a strategic
Qatar Foundation’s “edutainment reality” TV program Stars of Science is returning for a sixth season on MBC4, with a
The 4th EFG Hermes London MENA Conference began Monday, bringing together a cross-section of the MENA region’s leading companies and investors to discuss the challenges and opportunities prevalent
Gulf telecom operators are investing in infrastructure to cater to more sophisticated consumers, but, as penetration
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup.
Move over Pokemon, a legion of new cutesy monsters is haunting Japan and set to break out all over the world.
Venezuela’s chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: breast implants.
Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane.
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters.