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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...

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 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...

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign Hajj Agreement 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia reached Hajj Agreement 2020 in Makkah, an official handout circulated by the Ministry of Religious Affairs announced on Wednesday, adding that 200,000 Pakistani pilgrims would undertake their spiritual journey to...

Saudi Arab, UAE discuss $70bn crude refinery project in India

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates discussed a planned refinery in the western Indian state of Maharashtra that will cost at least $70 billion, a figure that exceeds the initial $44 billion...

Saudi Arab flays Iranian aggression against Iraq

RIYADH: King Salman chaired the Cabinet session held at Al-Yamamah Palace on Tuesday. The Saudi Cabinet reiterated the Kingdom’s condemnation and denunciation of Iranian aggression and its violation of Iraqi sovereignty by targeting two Iraqi military...

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...

Feminism not criminalized in Saudi Arabia, clarifies PSS

RIYADH: The Presidency of State Security has issued a clarification concerning the "extremism concept" promotional video which was broadcast by the General Department for Counter-Extremism. In a statement, the presidency said that the video's content was...

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 calls for complete withdrawal of foreign forces and militias backed by...

RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet has called on the international community to take steps for a complete withdrawal of foreign forces and militias, backed mainly by Iran, to ensure lasting peace in Syria and the social cohesion...