Pilgrims have denounced atrocities by the self-proclaimed Islamic State group as “a virus” threatening the world.
Around 8,345 Iraqis who live in areas controlled by Islamic State were smuggled out in order to leave for the Kingdom to perform Haj, said the head of Iraqi Haj delegation and the country’s undersecretary of Haj, Makkah daily reported.
The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) awarded on Tuesday seven contracts worth a total of SR2.56 billion to supply electricity power to the Riyadh metro, which is currently under construction.
A student speaks as other students listen outside their school compound that was taken over by Houthi rebels.
Austria has reported its first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in a woman from Saudi Arabia who had recently traveled to the Alpine country.
Around 49,600 people with no Haj permits have so far been stopped from entering the Holy Sites, according to latest statistics released by the Public Security Agency.
US liquefied petroleum output is set to overhaul Saudi Arabia in September or October, for the first time since 1991. In terms of crude oil production, the US is still third behind, with Russia in the lead.
A salesgirl waits for customers as she sells cows for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival at a cow showroom in Depok, outskirt of Jakarta Tuesday.
Minister of Haj Bandar Hajjar underscored the need to further strengthen the excellent bilateral relations between the Kingdom and India.
Members of Makkah’s famous Zamazima families (traditional distributors of Zamzam water) distribute water among pilgrims.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), on Tuesday received Abubakar Shehu Bunu, Nigerian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Back to school for young Yemenis in Sanaa on Monday was a stark reminder of why many missed classes in the first place — rebels were using it as an arms dump.
President Barack Obama and India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that “it is time to set a new agenda” between their countries, addressing concerns that the world’s two largest democracies have grown apart.
Doping controversies overshadowed victories for Saudi Arabia and Singapore at the Asian Games Tuesday. Malaysia’s Tai
Two-time Asian Club Championship winner Al-Hilal secured a return to the continental final for the first time in 13
Archrivals India and Pakistan set themselves up for a rousing field hockey final at the Asian Games.
Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff.
Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was slapped with a 15-yard penalty in Monday’s NFL contest after punctuating
Last season’s beaten finalist Atletico Madrid hosts Serie A leader Juventus in a high octane Group A battle in the
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There is definite increase in demand for cyber security solutions from Middle East businesses, according to industry experts Omnix International, announcing the launch of their Cyber Security
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With millions of Muslims getting ready to begin their Haj pilgrimage on Thursday morning, Raffles Makkah Palace has
Malabar Group, one of the leading corporate conglomerates with its presence in 8 countries, marked its 21st
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Al Jaber Group announced Tuesday the successful completion of its debt restructuring agreement with its lending banks.
Animated features will be in focus at the Tokyo International Film Festival when it kicks off next month, organisers
A Japanese man who allegedly kicked a fellow diner to death in a fight over seats in a noodle bar calmly returned to his food.
Five Barack Obamas, three Bin Ladens, a Jesus, a Wonder Woman, a 007: the ballot for Sunday's elections in Brazil.
Nicole Kidman has broken her public silence since the death of her father more than two weeks ago by sharing her
Southern India's film industry launched an eight-hour fast Tuesday to rally support for political leader Jayalalithaa