HOUSING BONANZA: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman presses a button to launch the Dar Al-Hijrah real estate project in the city on Tuesday. (SPA)
An estimated 21 million Chinese Muslims fast during the holy month of Ramadan and are allowed under the country's constitution to freely practice other Islamic rituals, according to the Chinese ambass
The Ministry of Interior is using eight heavy duty helicopters to monitor and deal with traffic congestion in the central district and roads leading to Makkah, according to a senior official.
A 28-year-old Saudi citizen fell to his death in an open well near a village in Makkah on Tuesday night in a rare accident.
Jeddah’s residents are stocking up on sweets, essential for Eid festivities not only in the Kingdom, but across the Islamic world.
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman launched a massive real estate project here Tuesday, which is estimated to cost SR55 billion.
More than 150 buses packed with Umrah pilgrims are set to leave for Makkah and Madinah from the capital on Thursday.
The Ministry of Justice has released figures, which indicate that crime rates have increased 102 percent in the Kingdom; up from 10,904 cases in 2012 to 22,113 cases in 2013.
Authorities in Makkah have intensified inspection of food and beverage stores and vendors in a bid to ensure quality and prevent traders taking advantage of higher demand during the peak season.
More than 70,000 tons of waste was produced in Dammam, Alkhobar and Qatif during the first 15 days of Ramadan, said Mohammed Al-Omani, hygiene management director at the local municipality.
An shaded area has been set up at Riyadh’s Diplomatic Quarter (DQ) for residents to escape the heat as they go about their daily errands.
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