Sunday, February 26, 2017
Minister of Haj and Umrah Muhammad Bantan holds talks with an Iranian delegation about the possibility of Iranian pilgrims rejoining the annual Haj. — SPA

Minister in talks with Iranian team over Haj

SAUDI ARABIA discussed the possibility of Iranian pilgrims rejoining the Haj pilgrimage. The issue came up for discussions during talks in Jeddah between Minister...
Blood donation camp continues

Blood donation camp continues

Indian Consul General Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh and Dr. Ali Al-Masri, director of the central blood bank at the Ministry of Health, and other...

Crimes & Casualties

Two die in floods

Two die in floods

JAZAN — Two died and others were injured in various valleys in Jazan on Monday. Jazan Civil Defense spokesman Capt. Yahya Al-Qahtani said the...
Motorist dies after hitting stray camel

Motorist dies after hitting stray camel

RIYADH — A man died after his car slammed into a stray camel. Riyadh Red Crescent spokesman Abdullah Al-Muraibidh said the victim was driving...
Indian Consul General Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh poses for a group photo with the Ministry of Health officials, consuls, and Indian Pilgrims Welfare Forum officials during the inaugural ceremony of the blood donation camp on Friday. — SG photo

Massive response as 3-day blood donation campaign concludes

By Hassan Cheruppa JEDDAH – A three-day blood donation camp concluded on Saturday on the premises of the Consulate General of India, Jeddah. Senior officials of...
The interim corridor to allow women to visit the Rawdah at the Prophet’s Mosque creates a lot of problems for worshippers.

Proposed women’s overpass at Prophet’s Mosque stirs debate

MADINAH — A number of specialists have expressed their opposition to the Shoura Council’s proposal of building an exclusive overpass for female visitors in...
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