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Monday, Dec 09, 2019

Mecca

Nov 28, 2019 00:20
Sections of the Sikhs are angry that historical texts about Guru Nanak were cited by a Hindu party in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case to claim that he went to Ayodhya for “darshan” of what Hindus believe is the birthplace of Ram. read more
Oct 17, 2019 07:38
The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported Thursday that four others were injured in the crash. read more
Aug 14, 2019 10:03
The hajj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets. read more
Aug 12, 2019 18:00
Mecca’s finest hotels are lavishly appointed with shimmering marble, fine wood panelling and vast chandeliers, serving super-wealthy pilgrims from around the world. read more
Aug 10, 2019 13:06
\u200BEid Al-Adha\u200B 2019\u200B: The Hajj in Islam is symbolised as a great equaliser and unifier among Muslims, with pilgrims shedding overt displays of wealth and materialism. read more
Aug 08, 2019 15:22
Saudi officials asked Muslims to focus on rituals of worship, warning against politicising the rite as wars rage on in the region and at a time of heightened tensions between Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia and Shi’ite Muslim adversary Iran. read more
Jun 25, 2019 14:55
More than 2,340 women will perform Haj without “Mehram” (male companion) this year, the Union minister said adding last year, this number stood at 1,180. read more
Jun 05, 2019 12:24
The sacred item is in black velvet cover with golden silk thread with the feet impression of the Prophet on a black stone slab. read more
Apr 23, 2019 19:21
Saudi Arabia said it executed 37 of its citizens on Tuesday after they were convicted of “terrorism” in the kingdom, which is one of the world’s top executioners. read more
Feb 21, 2019 16:09
Using a computer simulation, researchers can intelligently plan where to place police personnel to quickly quell disturbances in a crowd that could otherwise lead to panic and chaos. read more
Jan 30, 2019 17:44
Saudi Arabia says 12 people have died and more than 170 injured this week due to flooding from heavy rain. The Civil Defence said 10 people died in the area of Tabuk, one in Medina and another in the Northern Borders region. read more
Dec 11, 2018 17:12
Poverty was a companion for Sumit, now a key India midfielder at the World Cup. Going to bed hungry or after having just plain bread — family couldn’t even afford milk — travelling ticketless on trains to save money for fruits or a meal at inter-district... read more
Nov 08, 2018 11:27
According to a report in a local newspaper, the change in passport regulations made by Saudi Arabia will also affect those Palestinians in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip who hold temporary Jordanian passports, though not those with Palestinian... read more