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No laying off for Paki workers in Saudi Arabia for three months

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia would bar companies from laying off Pakistani employees for three months and ask the owners and management of these organizations to continue paying...

Saudi Arabia suspends praying in Two Holy Mosques in Ramadan Taraweeh, Eid prayers...

RIYADH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques said on Monday that it would extend the suspension of prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as part of efforts to...

If Saudi Arabia is forced to put the Hajj on hold this year, it...

By Mohmmed Al-Kinani Will the Hajj, which draws millions of Muslims annually to Islam’s birthplace in Saudi Arabia, be suspended this year owing to...

Makkah, Madinah, Riyadh under curfew, Corona may hit to 200,000 people, 38 died

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior implemented a 24-hour curfew in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah on Thursday to limit the spread of Coronavirus. A 24-hour curfew has also been enforced in...

Saudi Arabia advises Muslims to wait for clear situation for Haj, Curfew imposed...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has asked Muslims to wait for more clarity on the coronavirus pandemic before planning any travel for pilgrimage, the minister for Hajj and Umrah told Al-Ekhbariya TV on Tuesday. "We've...

Saudi Arabia suspends prayer in mosques, exempts holy Makkah and Madinah sites, amendment...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has decided to suspend congregational prayers across all mosques in the Kingdom, except for the Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah.  The decision announced Tuesday encourages Muslims to pray at home rather...

Saudi Arabia extends temporary ban on Umrah pilgrims after second case detected

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday suspended all Umrah pilgrimages as it reported its second case of the new coronavirus. The Kingdom imposed a ban last week on overseas pilgrims visiting the Grand Mosque in Makkah and...

Saudi Arabia temporarily suspends entry for Umrah amid coronavirus fears

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday temporarily suspended the entry of pilgrims who visit the Kingdom for the purpose of Umrah and visiting the Prophet's Mosque, in an attempt to ensure public safety by preventing the...

Saudi Arabia calls for just solution to Palestinian issue

RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, on Tuesday reaffirmed the Kingdom’s support for efforts to reach a just and comprehensive solution of the Palestinian-Israeli issue. The Cabinet underscored Riyadh’s efforts to end the conflict,...

Saudi Arabia deserves praise for best Hajj arrangements

By Mohammad Noor Rahman Sheikh ON the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day, I extend my best wishes to my fellow Indian citizens in the western region of the...