Ramadan



Volunteers put up longest iftar trail at Grand Mosque

More than 1,300 volunteers work daily during the holy month of Ramadan to serve food on a plastic trail extending 4 kilometers along the ground of the Grand Mosque in Makkah.



Business picks up in last days of Ramadan

Business is thriving for stores surrounding the Prophet’s Mosque, with many visitors and Umrah pilgrims flocking to stores to buy souvenirs and memorabilia.



Prices double ahead of Eid Al-Fitr

Eid shopping is in full swing, as shoppers raid stores to buy new clothes, gifts and other items ahead of the Eid holidays.



Saudi saleswomen complain of Ramadan rush

Saudi saleswomen in lingerie and abaya shops in the Kingdom are finding it difficult to cope with the Ramadan rush, and are complaining that most employers do not comply with Ministry of Labor regu



Scholars tell Muslims not to waste food

Religious scholars, through their sermons, have advised Muslims in the Kingdom not to waste food during the holy month of Ramadan, when food is prepared in large quantities and the leftovers go was



Blood donation instills sense of social responsibility in youth

As part of the “Joy for Everyone” initiative, a group of youth in collaboration with Max Media, the Ministry of Health and other charitable organizations and local hospitals organized a



Zakat is central to Islam’s concept of humanity

Zakat (alms) is one of the five pillars of Islam.



Ramadan teaches us patience and obedience to Allah the Almighty

THE month-long fast of the month of Ramadan is nearing end and the Eid day is a week away. Eid Al-Fitr is the most important festival in the Islamic calendar (Muslim holiday).



$10 Eid gift has students grumbling

The Saudi cultural attache in the United States has a treat for scholarship students remaining in the US during Ramadan and Eid.



Car rental businesses fully booked

Said Al-Bassami, chairman of the car rentals commission at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says that the car rental sector in Jeddah is equipped to meet increasing demand for renting c

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