Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »

 

Tag Archives: MADINAH

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

Presidency of Two Holy Mosques gears up for Ramadan

Sheikh Abdurahman Al-Sudais

The Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques is geared up with unprecedented arrangements to receive hundreds of thousands of Umrah pilgrims and worshippers during the holy month of Ramadan, which marks the peak annual Umrah season. Sheikh

Hottest summer, heavy rains expected this year in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will have the hottest summer season in recent years this year, said Dr. Ayman Ghulam, vice president of the Presidency for Meteorology and Environment (PME). He said the Kingdom’s interior, deserts, south-central and southeastern regions are likely to

Madinah governor visits project sites

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman recently visited a number of ongoing developmental project sites in the Holy City, as part of his efforts to ensure that they meet the set standards and deadlines. During the visit, he said that

Prince Faisal launches projects worth SR100m

Prince Faisal bin Salman

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman launched a series of charity and developmental projects during his recent visit to Khaibar Province at costs exceeding SR100 million. They included municipal projects at Khaibar, Al-Salsah and Al-Ashash Municipalities at a cost of

Mataf area likely to be shaded

Pilgrims and visitors performing tawaf (circumambulation) of the Holy Kaaba or praying around it may look forward to relief from the blazing sun, as a proposal to shade the Mataf area is being studied. According to local media, the matter

Hajis saved from baggage check-in formalities

Bandar Al-Hajjar

Companies in charge of accommodation of pilgrims will also be made responsible for shipping their luggage to their destinations, Haj Minister Bandar Al-Hajjar has said. “This is a new mechanism which has been initiated to facilitate swift and smooth departure

Madinah raids net 5,469 illegal residents

The police last month arrested 5,469 people who have been living in the Madinah region in violation of local regulations. Madinah police chief Maj. Gen. Abdul Hadi Al-Shahrani said Sunday police were able to arrest these expatriates of different nationalities,

Hijazi culture under spotlight in festivals

Makkah, Madinah and Jeddah are competing for their Hijazi heritage, culture and civilization, to make young Saudis aware of the history of the past generations through the launch of festivals in every city and in line with holidays of the

5,013 illegal expats arrested in Madinah

Security authorities have arrested 5,013 illegal expats during the month of Safar in Madinah, according to the district police. Madinah police chief Maj. Gen. Abdul Hadi Al-Shahrani said his force arrested expatriates of different nationalities, who have violated the labor

Madinah governor chairs Takaful meeting

Prince Faisal bin Salman

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, who is chairman of the board of directors of the Takaful Charity Association for Orphans’ Care in the region, chaired a meeting of the board of directors of the association and investment committee. Members

Grand mufti: Islam deals mercifully with violators

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh

Islam encourages Muslims to deal with opponents and violators in a gentle manner, said Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh here recently. Al-Asheikh made the comments during a speech at Taiba University in Madinah entitled “The Prophet’s teachings on dealing

Yanbu’s Historic Area to undergo a major facelift

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH), in cooperation with its strategic partners, is working on a major facelift of the Historic Area in Yanbu on the Red Sea coast. According to the plan, the Historic Area in

No delay in Haramain Train project: Minister

There is no delay in the execution of the Haramain Train project and work is currently progressing according to the schedule, Transport Minister Abdullah Al-Muqbel said on Monday. “All major works embodied in the contracts with the executing companies will

Jawazat wraps up Haj services; bids farewell to 1,377,708 pilgrims

The department of passports (Jawazat) announced on Sunday that it has wrapped up its Haj services which focused on serving the pilgrims on arrival and departure through the Kingdom’s airports, seaports and land border points. A local daily quoted the

Acquisitions for ambitious Darb project halted

The Finance Ministry has instructed executive authorities to stop evacuating properties and acquiring land for the Darb Al-Sunnah project in Madinah until further notice. The ministry has also postponed the payment of compensation to owners of properties to be acquired

Program tackles youth extremism

Taiba University, under the aegis of Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, has launched a program aimed at preventing the youth from being influenced by extremist organizations and ideologies. It is being conducted in cooperation with the King Abdulaziz Center

Saudis want a better quality of life

Jamal Khashoggi

By : Jamal Khashoggi The Saudi cabinet’s approval of a bill to impose taxes on undeveloped urban land, has revived interests in local affairs that were overshadowed by the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Iraq. This decision will alter the

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