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Mina stampede probe progresses

Mina stampede probe progresses

Published — Monday 19 October 2015

JEDDAH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, chaired on Sunday a meeting of the committee investigating the events surrounding last month’s deadly stampede in Mina.

The crown prince, who is also chairman of the Supreme Haj Committee, was updated on the progress of the […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

Celebrity clockmaker thanks KSA on arrival

Celebrity clockmaker thanks KSA on arrival

Published — Saturday 10 October 2015                                                                                  Last update 10 October 2015 12:12 pm

JEDDAH: Brilliant American student of Sudanese origin Ahmed Mohammed Al-Hassan arrived in Jeddah on Friday morning to perform Umrah and visit his relatives. The Kingdom last week invited Al-Hassan to visit the country for Umrah.

On his arrival at […]

By |October 10th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

New Five-year expatriate ID from Oct. 2015

New Five-year expatriate ID from Oct. 2015

Published — Friday 9 October 2015                                                                        Last update 9 October 2015 12:30 pm

 

JEDDAH: The Passports section has declare that it would start issuing new resident permits with a 5-year lifespan for expatriates from next week, Oct. 2015, the first day of the Islamic new year.
Companies and expatriates would have […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

‘Integrated planning resulted in Haj free of infectious diseases’

‘Integrated planning resulted in Haj free of infectious diseases’

Published — Wednesday 7 October 2015                                                                                Last update 7 October 2015 1:10 am

 

 

RIYADH: The Kingdom successfully implemented an integrated health plan during the Haj season to make the sacred areas free of communicable diseases, Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih said in Kuwait on Tuesday.

The minister who was leading […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

Saudi Arabia donated One hundred and fifteen billion Dollars to help 90 countries

Saudi Arabia donated One hundred and fifteen billion Dollars to help 90 countries

HELPING THE NEEDY: The Kingdom has been in the forefront of distributing aid to Syrian refugees.

ARAB NEWS

Published — Monday 5 October 2015                                                         Last update 5 October 2015 1:23 am

JEDDAH: Faisal bin Hassan Trade, the permanent representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

Nurse who saved injured mall patient receives job offers

Nurse who saved injured mall patient receives job offers

 

RIYADH: Saudi female nurse Areej Al-Qahtani who attended to an injured man during gunfire at Al-Riyadh Mall Wednesday was rewarded with a job offer from both the Ministry of Health and the National Guard.
According to an online report, Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, minister of National Guard, issued […]

By |October 3rd, 2015|Package|0 Comments

Zubayda volunteers help out nearly One thousand seven hundred sixty-seven

Zubayda volunteers help out nearly One thousand seven hundred sixty-seven

Last update 1 October 2015 3:43 am

 

JEDDAH: The Zubayda Al-Asafani volunteer team undertook one thousand seven hundred sixty-seven women’s emergency cases in Makkah and the holy sites.
Group leader Dr. Asma Al-Rifai revealed that a large number of the cases were due to exhaustion and diseases related […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Package|0 Comments

People did prayers during lunar eclipse in Saudi Arabia

People did prayers during lunar eclipse in Saudi Arabia

The Lunar eclipse as seen from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Monday 28 September 2015

 

JEDDAH: Prayers were held in Saudi Arabia in the early hours of Monday morning during a lunar eclipse which will be further seen after 18 years.
Prayers were held by most mosques in the Kingdom […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

Annual Ghlaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony in Makkah Sharif

Annual Ghlaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony in Makkah Sharif

MAKKAH: The annual occasion of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held on Wednesday (2015) morning at Masjid-e-Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque) in Saudi Arabia where millions of Muslims have gathered to perform Hajj, Samaa reported.

The covering cloth of the Kaaba sharif, known as Kiswa, is changed on 9th Zilhaj every year after Fajr […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Package|0 Comments

Hajis can call on 937 for health troubles

Hajis can call on 937 for health troubles

 

RIYADH: The department of Health launched a toll-free mobile phone line, 937, for emergency health services for Haj pilgrims, beginning on Sunday.
The service, exist around the clock, will be in Urdu, French, Turkish, Persian, English and Arabic.
The plan dubbed “We take care of your health,” is an exclusive […]

By |September 21st, 2015|Package|0 Comments