Misk prepares 4,065 volunteers to serve Hajj pilgrims

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Volunteers will work under 16 official bodies during Hajj to assist worshippers. (SPA)
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Volunteers will work under 16 official bodies during Hajj to assist worshippers. (SPA)
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Volunteers will work under 16 official bodies during Hajj to assist worshippers. (SPA)
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Volunteers will work under 16 official bodies during Hajj to assist worshippers. (SPA)
Updated 10 August 2019

Misk prepares 4,065 volunteers to serve Hajj pilgrims

  • The 20-day program took place in 13 cities across Saudi Arabia.

RIYADH: The Center for Initiatives at Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk) has completed the Misk A-Mashaer program to prepare volunteers for this year’s Hajj season.
The 20-day program took place in 13 cities across Saudi Arabia.
It benefited 4,065 volunteers. They will work under 16 official bodies during Hajj to assist worshippers.
The scale of the pilgrimage presents vast security and logistical challenges, with tens of thousands of safety officers deployed.
 


Houthis target Saudi Khamis Mushayt in repeat attack

Updated 48 min 49 sec ago

Houthis target Saudi Khamis Mushayt in repeat attack

  • Houthis claimed 10 drones which hit a Saudi natural gas liquefaction plant
  • The Arab coalition said the Houthis are becoming desperate because of their losses

DUBAI: The Arab coalition destroyed two Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt city in south west Saudi Arabia, the state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.

It was the latest in a spate of drone attacks claimed by the Houthi militia in recent weeks, including 10 drones that hit the Saudi Shaybah natural gas liquefaction plant near the UAE border.

Arab Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the coalition were taking all possible measures and employing best practices to intercept the drones and stop attacks,

And said the the repeated attacks showed the militants were becoming increasingly desperate as they continued to lose on a daily basis.