One hundred and twenty young Saudis are performing Haj this year on behalf of Syrian martyrs, Mohammed Al-Nuaimi, supervisor of the Haj campaign for the Syrian martyrs, has said.
The 15th edition of the annual Makkah Conference has asked the Muslim World League (MWL) to organize an international gathering to discuss ways and means of fighting terrorism as soon as possible.
Pilgrims have expressed annoyance at the cleanliness of their accommodation, which they claim is deteriorating by the day, Makkah daily reported.
Marking the beginning of the annual pilgrimage of Haj on Thursday, around two million pilgrims headed through packed streets of Makkah and surrounding cities including Jeddah and Taif to the enormous Tent City of Mina.
Acting Health Minister Dr. Adel Fakieh arrives at Makkah’s Al-Noor Specialist Hospital to open the expanded intensive care unit.
Muslims visiting the Kaaba, the Sacred House of Allah, in Makkah during Haj.
The Islamic State group, which has taken over large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria, is selling ancient Iraqi artifacts in the black market to finance its military operations in the region.
Two passenger trains packed with festive travelers collided in northern India.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday criticized the United Nations for refusing to better arm Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, saying this made their mission “impossible”.
A hand grenade exploded in a crowded barbershop in southwest Pakistan.
A British man who was once held at Guantanamo Bay will be freed from prison, police said on Wednesday.
Oil prices were forecast to recover slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014 on the back of an uptick in demand during the winter seasons, the Riyadh-based Jadwa Investment said in its latest report on oil.
Saudi Arabia’s top food & beverage exhibition, Foodex Saudi 2014, has turned up the heat in kitchens of top hotels and restaurants throughout the Kingdom.
All three top finishers in the men’s 800 metres final were disqualified and an aggrieved Indian boxer turned down her
Adnan Taess Akkar won Iraq's first gold medal of the Asian Games.
European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goalscorer.
Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect China Open record.
Swiss racer Simona De Silvestro’s hopes of becoming the first woman since 1976 to race in Formula One have suffered a
Western Sydney Wanderers beat FC Seoul 2-0 Wednesday to make the Asian Champions League final against another
Archrivals India and Pakistan face off in a mouth-watering field hockey final at the Asian Games Thursday with a place
Everton winger Aiden McGeady’s experience of Russian football gives him reason to be confident as the Toffees travel
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is steadily losing control of the oil market with the rise of two new industry leaders, Russia and the US.
The Saudi stock market is expected to continue to move upwards up until 1H2014 when foreign investors start their trading, the Saudi Commercial Bank said in its latest Saudi Economic Review.
Developers in the GCC countries should focus more on providing sustainable, attractive, outdoor environments when they look at new construction projects.
Stock exchanges across the Middle East will close for the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha next week, but some markets will reopen earlier than others.
Virgin Mobile started on Sept. 30 an online scramble for the best mobile numbers in its brand new 0570 range, and announced a charity auction of some of the most coveted numbers to become available
Zain KSA has continued its sponsorship and support for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque’s Guests program in
Flipping through a dusty folder of unidentified music scores in Budapest's national library, Hungarian scholar Balazs
Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honored at Harvard University.
If ever there was a movie that needed a window to be opened.
The movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon.
With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal