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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...

Saudi Arabia: No coronavirus cases among Hajj pilgrims

No coronavirus cases were recorded among the Hajj pilgrims, who are being monitored as per strict social distancing and health guidelines.

Saudi: King Salman Leaves Hospital After Successful Recovery

King Salman left hospital on Thursday after recovering from a successful operation to have his gallbladder removed, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Saudi confirms 1629 new coronavirus cases; 2629 recoveries

Saudi Arabia announced 26 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,629 new cases of the disease on Thursday.Of the...

UAE, Saudi Arabia turn to staycations for Eid al-Adha

UAE and Saudi Arabian residents are turning to staycations to celebrate Eid al-Adha amid ongoing coronavirus restrictions that have hit the travel and tourism...

Saudi: Over 930 people fined for violating ban on holy sites

Saudi authorities have caught a total of 936 people for violating a ban on entering holy sites without permits as the country...

Saudi Implements Mandatory e-Payment Service at all Restaurants

Saudi Arabia has made it mandatory for all cafes and restaurants in the Kingdom to provide electronic payment methods to customers in...

Saudi: Five rescued from sinking boat off Jeddah coast

Maritime patrols of the Border Guards sector in Jeddah on Tuesday rescued the captain of a boat and his four companions after...

Saudi Arabia reports lowest single-day virus cases since June

 Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday recorded 1,759 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, marking the Kingdom’s lowest single-day...

Saudi Arabia’s Haramain high-speed railway to resume service in September

Saudi Arabia’s Haramain high-speed railway is scheduled to return in September. It is capable of hitting speeds of 300kph and is the...

Saudi: Scaled-down Hajj begins under strict COVID-19 guidelines

Pilgrims have performed the first circumambulation of the Holy Kaabah, as a significantly scaled-down Hajj began in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Saudi: 244 Arrested for Illegally Entering Pilgrim Site

Hajj security forces arrested 244 people trying to enter the holy sites illegally, state news agency SPA reported.Approximately...
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