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Saudi Arabia stops issuing Umrah visas...

Saudi Arabia stops issuing Umrah visas...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 23 2019

Mohammed Bin Badi, CEO of the Saudi National Committee for the Hajj and Umrah said the ministry will...

PM performs Umrah

PM performs Umrah

Nation

Sun, Jun 2 2019

She offered prayers seeking divine blessings for her countrymen

Saudi media accuses Yemen rebels of...

Saudi media accuses Yemen rebels of...

Middle East

Tue, May 21 2019

The Huthis denied any such missile fire, adding that they would have claimed responsibility if they had...

Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train...

Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train...

Middle East

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Saudi Arabia is investing tens of billions of dollars in mega-hotels and a Grand Mosque restoration in...

More than two million Muslims begin...

More than two million Muslims begin...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 19 2018

Earlier in Mecca pilgrims performed a ritual walk seven times around the Kaaba, a black masonry cube...

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of barring...

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of barring...

Middle East

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Saudi Arabia has said Qatari pilgrims can arrive on any airline other than Qatar Airways

Saudi woman's car set ablaze after driving...

Saudi woman's car set ablaze after driving...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 5 2018

Sherif said she faced abuse from men in her neighbourhood soon after she began driving in a bid to ease...

Mecca, Taj Mahal are temples, claims...

Mecca, Taj Mahal are temples, claims...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 19 2018

The calendar refers to Mecca as 'Macceshwar Mahadev temple'

Sacred Zamzam well to go under...

Sacred Zamzam well to go under...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 30 2017

The renovation project will take about seven months to complete, and will end before next Ramadan.

Mecca modernisation plans slammed for...

Mecca modernisation plans slammed for...

Around the Web

Sat, Oct 28 2017

Islamic Heritage Research Foundation says the plan "would destroy the cradle of Islam"

Saudi sovereign fund to develop holy...

Saudi sovereign fund to develop holy...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 2 2017

Most Saudi real estate developers are small, so state bodies often have to be used to jump-start large...

In smartphone age, the Hajj is for...

In smartphone age, the Hajj is for...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 30 2017

They will not only provide memories of his trip, Ismaelzad says, but give others the chance to see...

More than two million Muslims begin...

More than two million Muslims begin...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 30 2017

This year sees pilgrims from Shia Iran return to Mecca in Saudi Arabia after a hiatus following a diplomatic...

Hajj pilgrimage entangled in web of...

Hajj pilgrimage entangled in web of...

Middle East

Tue, Aug 29 2017

Ahead of this year’s Hajj, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei essentially called on pilgrims...

Hundreds of Hajj pilgrims evacuated...

Hundreds of Hajj pilgrims evacuated...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 21 2017

All 600 hajj pilgrims were evacuated

Agencies blame Hajj camp for visa...

Agencies blame Hajj camp for visa...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 7 2017

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has also started operating regular flights from Friday to facilitate smooth...

Hajj Ride: Cycling from London to...

Hajj Ride: Cycling from London to...

Around the Web

Fri, Aug 4 2017

The countries to be covered during the ride are England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece,...

Saudi Arabia says that calls for internationalisation...

Saudi Arabia says that calls for internationalisation...

World

Mon, Jul 31 2017

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said no official from his country had...

Saudi coalition downs Yemen rebel missile...

Saudi coalition downs Yemen rebel missile...

Middle East

Fri, Jul 28 2017

The coalition blamed a lack of control over the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah and misuse of permits for...

World's most expensive footballer Paul...

World's most expensive footballer Paul...

Football

Mon, May 29 2017

The footboller also tweeted wishing everyone a happy Ramadan

Iran threatens to leave 'only Mecca...

Iran threatens to leave 'only Mecca...

Middle East

Mon, May 8 2017

The threat comes after Saudi prince made unusually blunt comments in a nationally-televised...