Video captures the death of a Makkah Imam after finishing prayer

Updated 06 October 2017
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Video captures the death of a Makkah Imam after finishing prayer

JEDDAH: Video footage captured the death of an Imam in Makkah moments after leading worshipers in prayers on Wednesday.
Khalid Al-Qurashi died soon after leading the afternoon prayer at Abdul Qadir Arab Mosque in the Awali area of the holy city.
Al-Qurashi, who was a faculty member at Makkah’s Umm Al Qura University, is seen on CCTV footage keeling over after the completion of the Asr prayer. Worshipers are seen rushing to the Imam and carrying his body.
Those who knew the him say he was a good man who always had a smile.
 


Mosque, house hit by Houthi missile fragments in Saudi Arabia

Updated 19 September 2018
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Mosque, house hit by Houthi missile fragments in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: The Spokesman for the Directorate of Civil Defense in Asir Region, Col. Mohammed Al-Assami, said that Civil Defense Forces launched a report on Tuesday regarding a military projectile launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from within Yemeni territory toward a village in the southern province of Dhahran.
No casualties have been recorded, however, the projectile hit a mosque and the home of a citizen, as well as an agricultural well.
The necessary procedures have been adopted to directly deal with such cases, reported the Saudi Press Agency.