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: Madina

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

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.

Saudi Haj minister inspects institutions in preparation for Haj 2017

:: Minister of Haj and Umrah Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Bentin has started inspection and field visits, as well as preparatory meetings with the board of directors for Tawafa owners in preparation for the coming Haj season. Bentin started by

Targeting the holiest place is their agenda

Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri

By : Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri :: Just two days ago, on our television screens we saw how Saudi security forces thwarted a terrorist act that would have not only destroyed the sacredness of the Grand Mosque but also killed many

Saudi Crown prince oversees joint tactical training exercises

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif on Wednesday oversaw the closing session of the second joint tactical training exercises at the Mohammed bin Naif Center for Special Operations and Developed Applications. He was briefed on the training area at the center,

Saudi Arabia’s Watan 87 ‘a vital military drill to eliminate terror cells’

Maj. Gen. Saad bin Hassan Al-Jabari, commander of security forces’ installations, said that the joint tactical training exercise Watan 87 has received support from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif. He said the joint exercise is important in

Madinah’s ‘capital of Islamic tourism’ performance dazzles crowd

A theatrical performance to mark Madinah’s status as the 2017 capital of Islamic tourism dazzled crowds in the Saudi city recently. A large choir, folk dances and actors wearing traditional Arab dress were part of the show for the opening

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

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

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

Minister: No negotiations on Haj with Tehran

Mohammad Salih Bentin

Haj and Umrah Minister Mohammad Salih Bentin said the issue of Iranian pilgrims is not one for negotiations with the Iranian government. “We in the Haj Ministry provided all Haj provisions but they didn’t turn up despite the fact that

Sunshades in Quba Mosque courtyards being replaced

Quba Mosque in Madinah

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs has started constructing a huge sunshade over the western courtyard of Quba Mosque in Madinah to protect worshippers from the sweltering sun. It will replace the existing sunshade. “We will install air-conditioners in all parts

Holy Mosques ready for Ramadan rush

Approximately 7 million Umrah pilgrims are expected in Makkah and Madinah before and during Ramadan. They will be served by thousands of employees who want to guarantee the pilgrims’ safety and comfort. Umrah pilgrims come through various ports, the most

Madinah governor opens campaign against corruption

Prince Faisal bin Salman

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman launched an awareness campaign against corruption on Monday. The campaign aims to maintain transparency and integrity in all activities in the region. The program is being coordinated by the Madinah Governorate in association with

2.18 million Umrah visas issued

The Kingdom issued 2.182 million Umrah visas for pilgrims until Thursday. According to the Ministry of Haj, 1.8 million pilgrims have arrived and 500,000 more people with visas are still to come. They are expected to arrive in the coming

Fresh call for cinemas near religious sites

A former official of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia) in Makkah has renewed his proposal to establish cinemas showing historical documentaries near Islamic and religious landmarks in the Holy City. Cinemas should

More access for women to Prophet’s grave under study

Following appeals by members of the Shoura Council for easier access for women to the Prophet’s grave in Madinah, a study has been completed by a team of engineers and architects on how to expand the area. Several women Shoura

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