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    British ambassador to Saudi Arabia accepts Islam and completes Hajj

    The British ambassador to Saudi Arabia completed his Hajj pilgrimage this year after accepting Islam in 2011. Simon Collis is believed to be the first British ambassador to perform the holy pilgrimage...

  • Sheikh Sudais

    Al-Sudais declares Haj a success

    Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques chief Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais said this year’s Haj was a success and “the presidency was able to implement its plans and measures for the Haj season this year, which ...

  • 19,000 British nationals to perform Hajj 2016

    19,000 British nationals to perform Haj 2016

    Approximately 19,000 British pilgrims are in the Kingdom to perform Haj this year. The pilgrims have come through 94 UK-based Haj operators which are licensed by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Haj and Umr...

  • Kaaba gets new Kiswa

    Kaaba gets new Kiswa

    Islam’s holiest site, the Kaaba, was dressed in its new Kiswa (the cloth that covers the Kaaba) after Fajr prayer on Sunday by as many as 86 technicians and weavers. The Kaaba is dressed in its new Ki...

  • Baby

    First baby born during Hajj 2016

    The first child to be born in the hospitals of the holy sites during the Hajj season this year has been named Mina, the Saudi Ministry of Health announced on Monday morning. The ministry made the anno...

  • Sudais

    Haj sermon calls for unity as pilgrims fill Arafat

    Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, imam of the Grand Mosque, led the multitude of pilgrims gathered in Arafat, in prayers after delivering the Haj sermon. Delivering the wide-ranging sermon, Al-Sudais cal...

  • iPhone

    All you need to know about new iPhone

    Apple announced its newest iPhones, the 7 and 7 plus, which are water and dust resistant. Analysts say the new iPhones could help Apple recover modestly from a recent dip in sales. But with few expect...

  • Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh

    Saudi Grand Mufti says Iranian leaders “are not Muslims”

    Saudi Arabia’s top cleric has stated that Iran’s leaders are not Muslims and regard Sunnis as their enemy. Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh was reacting to Iran’s leader, Ayato...

  • Hussain

    5 Year old Boy Memorizes Quran From Radio

    Five-year-old Saudi boy Hussein Mohammad Tahir, visually impaired since birth, managed a feat few able-bodied people can: He memorized the Holy Qur’an just by listening to the radio. The story of the ...

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