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UAE President
Sheikh Khalifa bin
Zayed passes away,
mourning for 40-days

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died, state news agency WAM reported on Friday. “The Ministry of Presidential Affairs condoles the people of the UAE, the...

Indian Navy ships
reach Saudi Arabia
for overseas deployment,
training exchange

JEDDAH: Four ships of the Indian Navy's First Training Squadron reached the port city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia for overseas deployment. The Navy vessels arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of...

Saudi King Salman
undergoes colonoscopy,
results are fine, Shehbaz
prays for early recovery

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman underwent a colonoscopy at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Jeddah on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The results were fine and the...

Umrah season for
foreign pilgrims to
end May 31,
wristbands for children

RIYADH: The current Umrah season for Muslims traveling to Saudi Arabia from outside the Kingdom will end on May 31. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has set Shawwal 30, the current Islamic...

Eid in Saudi Arabia,
UK, Arab countries today
in Pakistan, India
and BD on Tuesday

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced on Saturday that Sunday would be the last day of Ramadan, meaning Eid Al-Fitr would begin on Monday May 2.The Crescent Sighting Committee of the Supreme...

Shehbaz Sharif arrives
in Mdaina on three-day
visit, offer prayer
at Masjid-e-Nabvi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday arrived in Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip since assuming the top political office of his country. He started the three-day visit to...

Al-Sudais releases
new book about
holy places, sites
in English, Urdu

RIYADH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has released a new book about Makkah and Madinah, and the pilgrimages to the sacred sites. Titled...

Saudi Arabia will
host a million pilgrims
for Hajj this year

RIYADH: A million pilgrims will be allowed to perform Hajj in 2022, according to Saudi authorities. The numbers attending the annual event were severely reduced in the previous two years to combat the...

Crown Prince Mohammad
announces historic expansion
of Islam’s first
mosque Quba in Madina

RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince has announced a historic expansion project for Quba Mosque, the first mosque built by Prophet Muhammed (PBUH), which will increase its size tenfold. According to Saudi...

Imam Al-Sudais unveils
major operational plans
for Ramadan month
at Two Holy Mosques

MAKKAH: Major organizational plans for Ramadan covering the Grand Mosque in Makkah and Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah were on Monday unveiled by Saudi government officials. Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president...