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Saudi-led coalition to respond to UN Yemen report

Saudi-led coalition to respond to UN Yemen report

Cairo: The Saudi-led coalition said Tuesday it will respond to a UN report that suggested war crimes may have been committed in war-torn Yemen. The coalition “will take an appropriate stance on the report after a legal review of it,” ...

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42 Pakistani Haj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

42 Pakistani Haj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Islamabad : At least 42 Pakistani pilgrims have died of various causes during the ongoing Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, officials from the Pakistani Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony said here. Of 42 victims, 30 were male and ...

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Saudi Arabia introduces free nap pods to Haj

Saudi Arabia introduces free nap pods to Haj

Riyadh : Saudi Arabia will introduce free sleeping pods during this year’s Haj starting on Sunday. Between 18 and 24 modern hotel capsules will be offered to pilgrims to nap in for free in the coming six days, said the ...

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Over 7,400 employees providing IT services for Hajj

Over 7,400 employees providing IT services for Hajj

Makkah : Around 7,411 employees are working around the clock in order to deliver adequate and improved telecom services to pilgrims. The Communications and Information Technology Commission supervises the services in accordance with authorized service providers. According to the General ...

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More than 32,000 staff providing healthcare for Hajj

More than 32,000 staff providing healthcare for Hajj

Makkah : The General Authority for Statistics announced that the number of healthcare providers for Hajj 2018 has exceeded 32,579, of which 9,216 are women. In addition to healthcare practitioners coming from the Ministry of Health, Saudi Red Crescent, and ...

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Saudi Arabia donates $5mn to Jamia Hamdard

Saudi Arabia donates $5mn to Jamia Hamdard

New Delhi : With growing cooperation between Saudi Arabia and India in the fields of education and health, Saudi Arabia has donated $5 million to the Jamia Hamdard University in New Delhi as a contribution towards the cost of building ...

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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, recalls envoy

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, recalls envoy

Riyadh : Saudi Arabia announced that it was expelling the Ambassador of Canada and froze new trade deals with the country after Ottawas criticism of human-rights violations in the Islamic Kingdom. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Sunday that ...

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1st Haj batch from J&K to leave for Saudi Arabia

1st Haj batch from J&K to leave for Saudi Arabia

Srinagar : The first batch of 820 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will be leaving for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform this year’s Haj pilgrimage. Special buses from the Srinagar Haj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to ...

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Saudi Arabia agrees to boost oil production: Trump

Saudi Arabia agrees to boost oil production: Trump

Washington : US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz, has agreed to increase the Arab kingdom’s oil production significantly in order to stop the price of crude from rising. “Just spoke ...

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