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In Mecca, women set off on Hajj as 'guardian'...

Women set off on Hajj as 'guardian'...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 20 2021

Some women have reported that travel agencies are still reluctant to accept women travelling without...

Socially distanced robots serve Mecca...

Socially distanced robots serve Mecca...

World

Thu, Jun 17 2021

Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday that 60,000 residents vaccinated against the coronavirus would be...

Bangladesh makes Covid-19 vaccine mandatory...

Bangladesh makes Covid-19 vaccine mandatory...

Government Affairs

Tue, Mar 16 2021

A notice was issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs in accordance with the Health Ministry of Saudi...

Saudi man crashes car into gates of...

Car crashes into gates of Mecca’s Grand...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 31 2020

‘The car swerved while moving at a high speed on one of the roads surrounding the southern courtyard...

Mecca to reopen for limited pilgrimages...

Mecca to reopen for limited...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Saudi Arabia's custodianship of Mecca and Medina -- Islam's two holiest sites -- is seen as its...

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a...

In Mecca, a fortunate few pray for a...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 30 2020

This year it faces the challenge of making haj, a once-in-a-lifetime duty for every able-bodied Muslim...

Saudi to allow around 1,000 pilgrims...

Saudi to allow around 1,000 pilgrims...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 23 2020

'The number won't be in tens or hundreds of thousands this year'

Saudi Arabia to reopen mosques in Mecca...

Saudi Arabia to reopen mosques in Mecca...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 20 2020

'The mosques in the holy city will begin to reopen their doors to the faithful on Sunday after three...

Saudi Covid-19 cases top 100,000 with...

Saudi Covid-19 cases top 100,000 with...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 8 2020

On Friday, the kingdom announced a renewed lockdown in the city of Jeddah, gateway to the annual Muslim...

Saudi Arabia to end curfew on June 21,...

Saudi Arabia to end curfew on June 21,...

Middle East

Tue, May 26 2020

From May 31, free movement will be allowed between 6am and 8pm

Mecca, Medina get 24-hour curfew; Gulf...

Mecca, Medina get 24-hour curfew; Gulf...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

'The expat labourers had been under precautionary quarantine in their residence and yesterday were...

KSA suspends prayers in arenas outside...

KSA suspends prayers in arenas outside...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 20 2020

The decision was taken to curb effects of the coronavirus that has so far killed 10,000 globally

Saudi Arabia stops issuing Umrah visas...

Saudi Arabia stops issuing Umrah visas...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 23 2019

Mohammed Bin Badi, CEO of the Saudi National Committee for the Hajj and Umrah said the ministry will...

PM performs Umrah

PM performs Umrah

Nation

Sun, Jun 2 2019

She offered prayers seeking divine blessings for her countrymen

Saudi media accuses Yemen rebels of...

Saudi media accuses Yemen rebels of...

Middle East

Tue, May 21 2019

The Huthis denied any such missile fire, adding that they would have claimed responsibility if they had...

Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train...

Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train...

Middle East

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Saudi Arabia is investing tens of billions of dollars in mega-hotels and a Grand Mosque restoration in...

More than two million Muslims begin...

More than two million Muslims begin...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 19 2018

Earlier in Mecca pilgrims performed a ritual walk seven times around the Kaaba, a black masonry cube...

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of barring...

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of barring...

Middle East

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Saudi Arabia has said Qatari pilgrims can arrive on any airline other than Qatar Airways

Saudi woman's car set ablaze after driving...

Saudi woman's car set ablaze after driving...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 5 2018

Sherif said she faced abuse from men in her neighbourhood soon after she began driving in a bid to ease...

Mecca, Taj Mahal are temples, claims...

Mecca, Taj Mahal are temples, claims...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 19 2018

The calendar refers to Mecca as 'Macceshwar Mahadev temple'

Sacred Zamzam well to go under...

Sacred Zamzam well to go under...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 30 2017

The renovation project will take about seven months to complete, and will end before next Ramadan.