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 »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

 

Category Archives: Makkah

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal

:: 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, is considered one of the most important in

Hajj minister hails royal decree on Saudi visas

:: The Saudi minister for Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Mohammad Salih Bentin, thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for issuing a royal decree restructuring visit, Hajj and transit visas. The decree includes the cancellation of repeat Umrah

Saudi Arabia starts new Umrah season – First pilgrims arrived

:: Saudi Director General of Passports Maj. Gen. Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Yahya has welcomed the first flights of Umrah performers from outside the Kingdom at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah. He said the General Directorate of Passports

Taif Season – Make Taif a favorite destination in KSA

Taif Season attracts over 2.5m visitors, cementing city’s status as a favorite destination in KSA :: Taif Season, which is one of 11 festivals being held across the Kingdom to promote the country as a global tourist destination, attracted over

Makkah governor praises Hajj transport organization for service to pilgrims

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal has praised the General Syndicate of Cars (GSC) for its participation in a forum dedicated to the service of pilgrims. The GSC is taking part in the Hajj and Umrah Forum as a strategic

Prince Khaled inaugurates 5G service in Makkah

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal launched the fifth-generation (5G) network service with the minister of communications and information technology, Abdullah Al-Sawaha. This is the second phase of the Smart Hajj initiative, which aims to provide innovative services to pilgrims

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

Makkah prepares for Hajj symposium on coexistence and tolerance

Mohammed Salih Bentin

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Salih Bentin will launch the 44th Hajj Grand Symposium on Aug. 5 under the title “Islam: Coexistence and Tolerance.” The two-day symposium at the Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel will include

King Salman performs funeral prayers for late Prince Bandar

King Salman

:: King Salman performed funeral prayers for the late Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud along with masses of worshipers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Monday. Condolences have poured in for Prince Bandar , who was the tenth son

Makkah governor receives security chiefs involved in holy city summits during Ramadan

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal

:: Members of the committee responsible for overseeing security during the three key summits in Makkah during the last week of Ramadan called on Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal at his office on Monday. The governor appreciated the performance of

Saudi Ministry: Improved pilgrim services have had positive impact

:: Bassam Ghulman, deputy minister for transportation affairs at the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, said that the Cabinet’s decision to improve pilgrims’ services has created a positive impact, and served as a starting point for promoting the goals of

King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

:: King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. On his arrival in the city, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince

Saudi Crown Prince visits Islam’s holiest site in Makkah

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been photographed during a visit to the Grand Mosque in Makkah where he was briefed on the current expansion project aimed at expanding the area for Muslims to pray. During his

Makkah governor launches raft of pilgrimage initiatives

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, opened the Makkah Cultural Forum on Sunday, where he addressed growing demands to improve pilgrimage experiences for Muslims visiting holy sites and cities in Saudi Arabia. Called “How to Develop Cities to Serve the

Agreement signed to boost technical services at Two Holy Mosques

:: The General Presidency of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque on Sunday signed a cooperation agreement with the Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to upgrade technical and digital services at the mosques. The signing ceremony was

Makkah governor inaugurates international book fair

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal inaugurated on Wednesday the fourth Jeddah International Book Fair. With the participation of 400 publishing houses from 40 countries, families can enjoy the events and activities of the 10-day book fair, whose theme this

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal lays down foundation stone of Al-Qunfudah Airport

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal laid the foundation stone of Al-Qunfudah Airport on Wednesday. The airport is part of an overall plan to expand the Kingdom’s aviation network and build new airports projected in Vision 2030. The airport will

Makkah governor visits rain-hit province

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal visited Al-Lith Province following heavy rain that damaged homes, in addition to inspecting a dam project in the area. He was accompanied by his undersecretary and members of a committee tasked with developing the

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