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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Saudi: 3 men arrested for tampering with ATM machines

Three Saudi men, in their 30s and 40s, were arrested for tampering with ATM machines police said.Their modus...

Saudi Arabia reports 1,342 new cases, 35 deaths

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday recorded 1,342 new coronavirus cases, an increase of 84 infections over the previous day tally, snapping a consistent...

Saudi Arabia to assess allowing Umrah amid COVID-19

Saudi Arabia will evaluate this year’s Hajj season which was held amid heightened security and strict coronavirus-related restrictions over the next two weeks, Dr. Hussein al-Sharif, Undersecretary...

Saudi: 14-day quarantine for Pilgrims after Hajj

Pilgrims who took part in this year’s Hajj must continue wearing electronic tags so authorities can track their 14-day quarantine once they...

Saudi: 73 stores shut for violating coronavirus measures

Authorities in the Saudi holy city of Medina have shut down 73 stores for failing to observe health precautions against the new coronavirus.The shutdowns...

Bahrain: Six sailors rescued from sinking boat

Six people were rescued from deep water after their boat sustained damage and was about to sink, the Ministry of Interior reported last night.The...

Saudi Arabia eases restrictions for trucks from GCC states

The Saudi Customs has relaxed coronavirus precautionary measures and restrictions for the movement of trucks coming from other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)...

Saudi Arabia announces 1,258 coronavirus infections

Saudi Arabia on Monday recorded 1,258 new coronavirus cases, marking the lowest single-day total in three months, according to a statement from...

Saudi: Customs to Deploy Trained Dogs to Detect COVID-19 Cases

The Saudi Customs announced that it will use trained police dogs to detect those infected with coronavirus as part of its enhanced...

Saudi: Barbershop converted into restaurant shut down

Saudi authorities have shut down a barber shop converted into a restaurant that was being run by an illegal expatriate labourer without any health certificates,...

Hajj ends as pilgrims complete rituals

Pilgrims started leaving Makkah on Sunday evening after completing this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. They had left earlier the tent city of Mina...

Saudi Arabia: Daily coronavirus cases continue to drop

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health announced on Sunday 1,357 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, marking the lowest single-day infections...

Saudi: Nearly 2,400 liters of sanitizers used daily to clean Grand...

Approximately 2,400 liters of sanitizers are being used daily to clean and disinfect the Grand Mosque during this year’s Hajj season as...

Saudi: 7 jailed, fined for illegally transporting pilgrims

Seven people in Saudi Arabia were jailed and slapped with hefty fines for violating a ban on transporting pilgrims without Hajj permits...

Saudi Arabia reports lowest COVID-19 cases and deaths in weeks

Saudi Arabia has detected 1,573 new coronavirus cases, 1,890 additional recoveries and 21 more deaths over the past 24 hours, marking the...

Saudi Arabia launches multi-language fatwa service

Saudi Arabia has set up a fatwa service in 10 languages to receive and answer queries from the pilgrims.

Saudi: High-tech ‘smart’ cards to serve Hajj pilgrims

Technology is being harnessed again this year to provide better services for pilgrims, according to Dr. Abdul Fattah bin Suleiman Mashat, Saudi...

Hajj pilgrims complete stoning ritual amid social distancing curbs

Pilgrims yesterday “stoned the devil” with sanitised pebbles marking the last major ritual of the Hajj, which was attended by up to...

Saudi: More than 2,000 people caught entering holy sites illegally

A total of 2,050 people have been arrested while attempting to infiltrate into Makkah and the holy sites without Hajj permits, said...

Saudi Arabia reports 1,686 new cases, 24 deaths

Saudi Arabia on Friday detected 1,686 new coronavirus cases, 4,460 additional recoveries and 24 more deaths over the past 24 hours, marking the lowest single-day infections...
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