Wednesday, October 17, 2018

“I love working with Trump, ties with US unchanged despite his comments”: Prince...

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has said that relations with the US are still strong despite comments by Donald Trump that the Kingdom must pay for American military support. He said: “Actually we will...

King Salman supervised the Hajj arrangements

JEDDAH: Almost 2.4 million Muslims from all over the world participated in Hajj this year. King Salman himself arrived in Mina, in the holy city of Makkah on Monday, to supervise the services provided during...

King Salman discusses economic prospects with finance minister, officials

JEDDAH: King Salman on Wednesday discussed the economic prospects of the country with the country’s finance minister and other officials, after being presented with the 54th annual report of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority...

Saudi minister meets Imran Khan, other ministers and Gen Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia’s Media Minister Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday as part of an official visit to the country. Following a welcome at Khan’s office,...

King Salman inaugurates Haramain train connecting Madina and Makkah

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman inaugurated on Tuesday the Haramain High Speed Railway that connects the holy cities of Madinah and Makkah. At a ceremony in Jeddah, the King oversaw the services that the...

Saudi Arabia targets $2bn with new Islamic bonds

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has started marketing US dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, with the issue expected to be around $2 billion in size, a document showed on Wednesday. It would be the kingdom’s second international...

Saudi cabinet decides to expand relations with Pakistan further, MoU with UK on...

JEDDAH: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday expressed its satisfaction with the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority’s 54th annual report of positive statistical indicators for 2017, which highlighted the ability of the Kingdom’s economy to adapt...

Saudi Embassy in London launches career day

LONDON: The Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau launched its Career Day and Career Guidance exhibition in London on Saturday. The exhibition is being held under the patronage of Prince Mohammed bin Nawwaf bin Abdul Aziz,...

Kiswa made in record time, 120 kilo of gold and 100 kilo silver...

MAKKAH: The Holy Kaaba donned a new Kiswa — a famous black cloth that covers the holiest shrine toward which Muslims face in prayer — on Monday morning after the dawn prayer, reports Lojien...

Governor of Makkah attends holy Kaaba washing ceremony

MAKKAH: On behalf of King Salman, the governor of Makkah province, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal oversaw the washing of the holy Kaaba on Tuesday. On his arrival at the Grand Mosque, he was received by...