Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

 

Category Archives: Madina

Saudi Arabia trains 500 officers to greet pilgrims

:: Hundreds of Saudi passport control students are being given special language training as part of efforts to improve communication with pilgrims traveling to the Kingdom. The Saudi General Directorate of Passports currently has 500 trainees on learning schemes covering

Madinah governor signs agreement with refining firm to support academy project

:: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman signed an agreement with Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) to support the Madinah Global Academy (Madak) project. Prince Faisal extended his appreciation to YASREF for its work to support sustainable development, including

Saudi leadership holds meetings with Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Jeddah

:: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan met with King Salman on Wednesday as part of his first state visit overseas. During the talks, they reviewed the close relations between their two countries, the prospects for their development and strengthening in

Saudi Hajj ministry celebrates arrival of Sudanese pilgrims

:: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj received the first batch of pilgrims coming by sea from Sudan to Jeddah on Saturday. The ship, with more than 1,400 pilgrims onboard, arrived at Jeddah Islamic Port amid a warm welcome and reception

Saudi Society for Physically Disabled Adults served 120,000 in last decade

:: Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), on Monday, patronized a celebration to mark 10 years since the founding of the Society for Physically Disabled Adults (Harakia). The

Ramadan to begin Thursday as Saudi moon observers say no sight of crescent

:: Saudi Arabian moon observers said that there was no sight of the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday, meaning millions of Muslims around the world will begin the holy month on Thursday. According to reports on Saudi Arabian state TV, bad

Four British pilgrims killed in Saudi road crash

:: Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 others injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said on Sunday. The crash occurred on Saturday near the western Saudi town of Al Khalas while the

Saudi city of Madinah experiences 2.5 magnitude earthquake

:: The Holy City of Madinah experienced a 2.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, engineer Hani Zahran of the Saudi Geological Society told Arab News. City officials confirmed that there were no reports of damage from the earthquake. The center of

High-speed rail takes minister on first Madinah-Makkah journey

:: Dr. Nabil Al-Amoudi, minister of transport and chairman of Saudi Railway Organization and Saudi Railways Company (SAR), on Sunday took the first 450km full journey of the high-speed Haramain train. The non-stop journey went from Madinah station to Makkah

Saudis welcome the world: ‘We’re not just oil traders’

Prince Sultan bin Salman

:: Saudi Arabia will begin issuing tourist visas in the first quarter of 2018, its top tourism official said, a first for the Kingdom as it undergoes major economic and social reforms. Prince Sultan bin Salman told AFP that “all

Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage launches new TV, web platform

Prince Sultan bin Salman

:: Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), has announced the launch of a media platform in the Kingdom. Launched in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Information, the platform aims

Newly printed Qur’anic edition of King Fahd press

:: The changes made to the latest Hafs Qur’anic edition did not include using a different script variant (handwriting), but a new theme and new motifs as well as printing it in different sizes, said Uthman Taha, the calligrapher who

Saudi King Salman prays at Quba Mosque in Medina

:: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud paid a visit to the Mosque of Quba in Medina late in the evening on Thursday and performed the two-Rak’ah prayer of Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid. Upon his arrival,

King Salman visits Prophet’s Mosque in Medina

:: Saudi King Salman arrived in Medina on Thursday evening from Riyadh. Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Prince of Medina, welcomed the Saudi King upon arrival at Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, reported Saudi Press Agency.

Madinah governor inaugurates anti-drugs youth forum

:: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Monday inaugurated a nine-day youth forum on narcotics control. The director general of drug control in the Kingdom, Maj. Gen. Ahmad Saadi Al-Zahrani, and representatives from government and non-governmental religious, cultural and

Makkah-Madinah high speed rail just months away from becoming operational

:: Field work on the haramain specific teach, which connects the holy towns of makkah and madinah, is executed and the whole undertaking could be fully finished before the yearend, the makkah location improvement authority (mrda) has stated. In a

Makkah, Madinah and Riyadh harbor 60% of Saudi population

:: The Makkah, Madinah and Riyadh regions harbor about 60 percent of the population in the Kingdom which reached 32.6 million people as of the first half of 2017, a research study revealed. According to preliminary data of the General

Saudi Health Ministry: 1400 surgeries performed on Hajj pilgrims

:: Hospitals in Mecca and Medina have already conducted 1400 surgeries on pilgrims during the Hajj season this year, it has been announced. The Saudi Health Ministry said that 147 heart bypass operations and seven open heart surgeries have been

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