No reports of new moon sightings for Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah: Saudi Arabia’s top court

Saudi Supreme Court: no reports of new moon sightings for Dhul-Hijjah. (Reuters)
Updated 22 August 2017
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No reports of new moon sightings for Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah: Saudi Arabia’s top court

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced that there were no reported sightings of the new moon for the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The court had earlier asked people to report if they saw the crescent of the new moon on Monday evening, the 29th of the month of Dhul-Qa’dah.
Court officials are due to hold a session on Tuesday and issue a decision on when the new month will begin.


KSRelief launches new phases of rehabilitation program for 2,000 child soldiers in Yemen

Updated 22 June 2018
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KSRelief launches new phases of rehabilitation program for 2,000 child soldiers in Yemen

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre launched on Thursday the fifth and sixth phases of the rehabilitation program for children recruited by the Houthi militias and forced into the armed conflict.

The two phases aim to rehabilitate 80 child soldiers from different governorates of Yemen, Saudi press agency SPA reported.

The previous stages carried out by the center targeted the recruits from the governorates of Amran, Al-Jawf, Marib and other governorates, where they were rehabilitated and integrated into society.

The project aims to rehabilitate 2,000 child soldiers.