JEDDAH: A pilgrim will not need more than 20-25 minutes to complete all entry procedures and go out of the Hajj terminal in Jeddah to take a bus to Makkah or Madinah, according to a recent report published in Saudi Arabia.
JEDDAH: Makkah governorate’s Department of Public Relations and Media produced a documentary on the correction of the status of 250,000 members of its Burmese community, in both English and Arabic, that will be broadcast on social media.
JEDDAH: Makkah Criminal Court said recently it was dropping the case of the crane that collapsed in Makkah in September 2015 due to lack of jurisdiction over the case.
FOR anyone who has performed the Umrah or Haj pilgrimages, they will have probably noticed the coolness under foot when they stepped onto the marble floors of the Grand Mosque and around the Holy Ka'bah in Makkah.
Many have debated the reason behind the cold feeling, given Saudi Arabia’s searing summer temperatures.
AL-SHIFAFree Health Clinic, located in the outskirts of San Bernardino in the US, serves low-income and uninsured patients and has been in operation for over 16 years now.
The clinic is situated in an area where nearly a third of all residents live below the poverty line and many don’t have access to cars or other transport. This is evident in the fact that while the clinic will be full with patients waiting for treatment, the parking lot will hardly have any cars.
AMMAN Jerusalem’s Awqaf Department and Awqaf Council announced in the end of 2016 the completion of “two historic projects” as part of the Hashemite restoration for Al- Aqsa Mosque, the Jordan News Agency reported.
JEDDAH A workshop on Hajj has suggested construction of auxiliary roads between the Grand Mosque in Makkah (Haram) and Mina, where the pilgrims stay for at least three nights during the peak of the pilgrimage.
Farhan Ali (President of the MSA) leading the prayer
HUNDREDS of students at Michigan University formed a circle around their Muslim classmates so they could pray safely after a woman wearing a headscarf was threatened.
According to Ann Arbor police, a man ordered the woman to remove her headscarf and said he would set her on fire with a lighter if she refused.
A slum area in Madinah has been developed and converted in a decent neighborhood by Madinah Governor Prince Faisal bin Salman.
JEDDAH: The Makkah Region Development Authority has approved a plan to build service tunnels linking Arafat and Jamarat in Mina via Muzdalifah, and tunnels linking Jamarat with the courtyards of the Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah.
A delayed high-speed railway linking Makkah and Madinah in Saudi Arabia will finally open in March 2018, the Spanish consortium building the project said recently.
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