Saudi king orders creation of ‘King Salman Complex’ for Prophet’s Hadith

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman (SPA)
Updated 18 October 2017
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Saudi king orders creation of ‘King Salman Complex’ for Prophet’s Hadith

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a royal decree ordering the creation of the “King Salman Complex,” for the Prophet’s Hadith, in the city of Madinah, state news agency SPA reported.
The royal order added that the complex would have a council of the world’s elite scholars of Hadith, while the president and members will be appointed by a royal decree.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hassan Al-Sheikh was appointed as the chairman of the Senior Scholars Council.
Muslims believe the Prophet’s Sunnah is the second source of “Islamic legislation” after the Qur’an – presenting them with guidance on how they should lead their lives.


‘Our History is Misk’ revive 20 traditional professional figures in Jeddah

Cafes were an important part of Jeddah’s social life. (AN photo)
Updated 24 September 2018
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‘Our History is Misk’ revive 20 traditional professional figures in Jeddah

  • Cafes were an important part of Jeddah’s social life

JEDDAH: “Our History is Misk,” supported by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation, is being organized at the historical site of Jeddah.
The event is bringing nostalgia through a number of scenes that embody the life the city witnessed decades ago.
It comes as one of the activities of the foundation’s initiatives center and is part of its role in encouraging creativity and promoting national values in society.
The activities include an open theater to portray the professions of Jeddah citizens in the past. A number of local actors brought 20 extinct professions back to life through their performances.
One of the actors sits in the center, playing the role of the mayor, who used to help the people and solved their differences. Also showcased were the “decorator,” who is similar to barbers nowadays, the distribution of fabrics used in houses at the time, the selling of water in alleys for nominal amounts of money, and the restoration and cleaning of shoes.
Cafes were an important part of Jeddah’s social life. In them, people with all kinds of professions met to drink tea and listen to a storyteller.