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Friday is the first day of Eid Al-Fitr
Government | Thursday 16 July, 2015 7:09 pm
Its offically annoucned that tomorrow, Friday 17th of July is the first day of Eid Al Fitr The Ministry of Islamic Affairs has announced that Eid Al-Fitr prayers will be offered at 5:35 a.m on the day of the Eid Al-Fitr at 625 designated mosques in Riyadh. Arrangements have also been made to...
King approves revised plan for Prophet’s Mosque
Government | Thursday 16 July, 2015 2:57 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has approved the revised designs for the Prophet’s Mosque expansion project, which includes expansion of the mosque, Darb Al-Sunnah project (3km stretch between the Prophet’s Mosque and Quba Mosque and rebuilding of the Quba Mosque. The...
658 Riyadh sites set aside for Eid prayers
Government | Thursday 16 July, 2015 2:54 am
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs has announced that Eid Al-Fitr prayers will be offered at 5:35 a.m on the day of the Eid Al-Fitr at 625 designated mosques in Riyadh. Arrangements have also been made to conduct prayers in 33 open spaces, including Suleimania, Deira and Manfouha with special...
Look for Eid crescent tomorrow
Government | Wednesday 15 July, 2015 5:43 am
The Supreme Court has urged Muslims across the Kingdom to look for the Shawwal crescent soon after the Magreb prayers on Thursday to determine Eid Al-Fitr. Anyone who sights the crescent on the 29th of Ramadan should register the testimony with the nearest court or report it to a competent...
Faithful seek blessings and forgiveness
Government | Tuesday 14 July, 2015 4:37 am
Over three million faithful sought Almighty Allah’s blessings, expiation of their sins and forgiveness of their Creator and Cherisher as they thronged the Two Holy Mosques on the 27th night of Ramadan, Tuesday. Widely believed to be the Night of Power — although prayers and...
700,000 pray at Prophet’s Mosque
Government | Sunday 12 July, 2015 6:15 am
More than 700,000 people offered prayer at the Prophet’s Mosque on Friday, which could be the last Friday of the current holy month of Ramadan if the Shawal crescent is sighted Thursday. Abdul Wahid bin Ali Al-Hattab, director of public relations at the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques,...
King launches key Grand Mosque expansion projects
Government | Sunday 12 July, 2015 2:00 am
 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman launched on Saturday night five giant projects that are implemented as part of the third Saudi expansion of the Grand Mosque. The expansion projects include the King Abdullah Expansion Structure, courtyards, tunnels, buildings for service...
Teary farewell to Prince Saud
Government | Sunday 12 July, 2015 1:03 am
The funeral prayer for former Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal was held at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, in the presence of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, on Saturday night. Representatives from a number of countries and high-ranking royals attended the prayer, held after...
Former Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal dies
Government | Friday 10 July, 2015 4:07 am
Veteran former Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal died on Thursday at the age of 75, two months after he stepped down following 40 years in the job, family members and a Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Nawaf Al-Faisal, a relative, announced the death on Facebook, while a ministry...
Thousands retreat for prayer and contemplation
Government | Friday 10 July, 2015 3:12 am
Thousands of Muslims have begun a 10-day period of itikaaf, seclusion for prayer and contemplation, in mosques throughout the country including Makkah and Madinah.  Itikaaf takes place in the last 10 days of Ramadan, which began on Wednesday. The Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah has made ...
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