Category Archives: Madina

Prince Sultan bin Salman inaugurates activities of ‘Madinah Capital of Islamic tourism 2017’

Madinah Capital of Islamic tourism 2017

Prince Sultan bin Salman, chief of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), sponsored on Saturday the opening ceremony for “Madinah Capital of Islamic tourism 2017.” Prince Sultan stressed that the choice of Madinah for this title reflects the

Madinah’s date market bustling with pilgrims

Pilgrims and visitors are flocking to the Central Date Market near the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah to buy different kinds of dates, a traditional present upon returning to their countries. An News Agency reporter saw waves of pilgrims of different

Terror suspects held in Jeddah, Madinah

More than 10 terror suspects were arrested in simultaneous security raids in Jeddah and Madinah on Saturday morning, Sabq online news reported. Several weapons, including guns and knives, were seized from them. The security agencies conducted raids on a number

Madinah governor launches planting of date palms to help orphans

Prince Faisal bin Salman

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman launched a program on Tuesday to plant 100,000 palm trees in his region to help orphans. Prince Faisal is the chairman of the board of directors of the Takaful Welfare Society for Orphan Care

644,000 Captagon pills seized in Madinah, Al-Qassim

Anti-narcotics forces in Madinah foiled the smuggling of 623,000 Captagon pills. The drug consignment, which was coming from Tabuk and heading for Jeddah, was intercepted in Madinah and the alleged smuggler arrested. Meanwhile, customs officers at the Prince Naif bin

Saudi King approves Hajj capacity increase

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz approved on Thursday a proposal to increase the capacity of Mecca to accept more pilgrims during the next Hajj seasons. Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh bin Tahir Benten confirmed the news

Madinah governor opens new building of National Narcotics Control Commission

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Monday opened the new building of the National Narcotics Control Commission in the region. Upon arrival, the governor was received by the director of Narcotics Control in Madinah, Brig. Gen. Mansour Al-Subaei, and

Prince Sultan bin Salman calls for a change in work culture

President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) Prince Sultan bin Salman, who is also chairman of the supervisory committee of the National Program for Exhibitions and Conferences (NPEC), presided over NPEC’s 12th meeting at the committee’s

King supports plans to renovate historic mosques in Madinah

Prince Sultan bin Salman, head of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH), announced that Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has adopted the plan to renovate a number of historic mosques in Madinah. The renovations

Madinah ready to become ‘Capital of Islamic Tourism’

Prince Faisal bin Salman

Madinah is witnessing a flurry of activities in preparation for hosting the most important event at the beginning of the next year, “Madinah, the capital of Islamic Tourism 2017”. Madinah was selected for the honor at the end of a

Prince Faisal congratulates king on Haj success

Prince Faisal bin Salman

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman congratulated Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King for the success of the current Haj season, which was conducted in accordance with a vision and approach that enabled pilgrims to perform their rituals smoothly

A 10-month Umrah season proposed

A government proposal to extend the Umrah season from the current eight months to 10 is being considered, local media said quoting informed sources. The proposal, according to which Moharram and Shawwal would be included in the Umrah season, comes

Haj Ministry prepares for opening of Umrah season

Mohammed Salih Bentin

Minister of Haj and Umrah Mohammed Salih Bentin announced that the ministry has started preparing for next Umrah season 1438 AH, and planning for the next pilgrimage season. Bentin explained that the work has not stopped with the end of

Pilgrims’ security a red line

Saudis stand as one to defend the Two Holy Mosques after Iranian incitement calls to frustrate this year’s Haj. This united stand is an answer to what they called a open call for terrorism against the Kingdom by Iranian leader

26,000 health officials deployed to serve Hajis

The Ministry of Health has fielded 26,000 of its officials to serve the guests of Allah during Haj, a senior official from the ministry said here Thursday. “The officials include medical, administrative and technical teams from different regions of the

Haj Safety – SA Gov Raising Health Awareness

SA ( Saudi Arabia ) Ministry of Health announced that it will take mandatory measures for Haj and Umrah pilgrims coming from countries with high rates of infectious diseases.It has already sent out a circular to the Foreign Ministry, which

E-program for pilgrims launched

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman launched Monday an electronic campaign, “Serving Haj pilgrims and visitors is a matter of pride for us.” He commended the positive results of electronic services for Haj pilgrims and visitors. Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, the

Grand mufti:Guard against‘web of lies’

Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh has renewed his warning against anonymous websites managed from abroad to ignite sedition and create animosity and chaos in the Kingdom. During a television program, hosted by Abdulrahman Al-Omari, he called for more awareness and alertness

Powered by : © 2014 Systron Micronix :: Leaders in Web Hosting. All rights reserved

| About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclaimer | Contact Us |