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Saudi interior minister launches national platform for early warning in emergencies
Government | Sunday 10 July, 2022 1:32 pm
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif on Saturday inaugurated the national platform for early warning in emergency situations using a cellular broadcast service.During the inauguration in Makkah, the Director-General of the Civil Defense, Lt. Gen. Suleiman bin...
Saudi leaders exchange Eid Al-Adha greetings with Muslim leaders
Government | Saturday 9 July, 2022 6:17 am
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent congratulatory cables to leaders of Muslim countries to extend greetings on the advent of Eid Al-Adha, Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.The king and crown prince sent the cables “in the interest of communicating with...
UAE President checks on UAE pilgrims’ well-being
Government | Friday 8 July, 2022 7:11 pm
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has asked the official in charge of the UAE Hajj pilgrimage mission about the well-being of the country’s pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.During a phone call with Dr. Mohammed Matar Al Kaabi, Chairman of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs...
RAK Ruler to offer Eid Al Adha prayer at Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Grand Mosque
Government | Friday 8 July, 2022 7:09 pm
 Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, will offer Eid Al Adha prayer at the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Grand Mosque in Al Riffa, Ras Al Khaimah. A number of...
How the manufacturing of the Kaaba cover, kiswa, changed over the centuries
Government | Friday 8 July, 2022 6:11 pm
Every year on the ninth or tenth day of Dhul Al-Hijja, the 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar, the holy Kaaba is adorned with a new covering (kiswa) to mark the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.Abdulhamid bin Said Al-Maliki, the deputy general president for affairs at the King Abdulaziz Complex...
Mauritanian President Leaves Medinah
Government | Thursday 7 July, 2022 2:57 pm
President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ould Ghazouani of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and his accompanying delegation left Medinah here today.At Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport, he was off by Director General of the Royal Protocol Office in Madinah Ibrahim bin...
The journey begins: One million Muslims begin first rituals of Hajj 2022
Government | Thursday 7 July, 2022 2:12 pm
 A million pilgrims began the spiritual journey of a lifetime as the first rituals of the annual Hajj began. Hundreds of thousands of worshippers circled Islam’s holiest site, the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Makkah. Many held umbrellas to block the sun as the temperature climbed to...
Dubai Customs announces Eid al-Adha working hours
Government | Thursday 7 July, 2022 1:47 pm
 Dubai Customs announced the official working hours at its customs centers during the Eid al-Adha holiday, to help individuals and companies clear their goods without any delay.Work will continue around the clock during the Eid al-Adha Holiday at the inspection centers of Deira wharfage, Dubai ...
Mohammed bin Rashid pardons 505 prisoners ahead of Eid Al Adha
Government | Wednesday 6 July, 2022 10:12 am
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 505 prisoners from Dubai’s correctional and punitive establishments ahead of Eid Al Adha.On this occasion, Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General of...
Sharjah Ruler receives CEO of Thailand’s National Oil Company
Government | Monday 4 July, 2022 2:33 pm
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received on Monday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Muntri Ruangekwal, CEO of Thailand’s National Oil Company (PTT), at Badee Palace. Dr. ...
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