Hajj reaches its pinnacle; number of pilgrims counted 1.83 million

Hajj reaches its pinnacle; number of pilgrims counted 1.83 million

  • 150 treated for heat exhaustion
  • Sermon includes prayer for war-hit Palestinians
  • ‘Stoning the devil’ ritual begins today
By Arab News ·

Ukraine peace process will need compromise, says Saudi foreign minister video

Ukraine peace process will need compromise, says Saudi foreign minister

  • Prince Faisal bin Farhan speaks after arrival in Switzerland
By Arab News ·

Qatar and Egypt plan talks with Hamas on Gaza ceasefire: White House

Qatar and Egypt plan talks with Hamas on Gaza ceasefire: White House

  • Sullivan said he had spoken briefly to one of the main interlocutors, Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, and that they would speak again about Gaza on Sunday while both are in Switzerland for the Ukraine conference
By Reuters ·

Arafat sermon projected to reach 1 billion listeners worldwide

Arafat sermon projected to reach 1 billion listeners worldwide

  • The translated sermons promote peace, coexistence, and a deeper understanding of Islam
By Arab News ·

Israeli defense minister to visit Pentagon: US

Israeli defense minister to visit Pentagon: US

  • In a formal response this week the Palestinian militant group Hamas stopped short of accepting the plan, making counter-proposals on several points
By AFP ·

Biden goes straight from G7 to Hollywood fundraiser, balancing geopolitics with his reelection bid

Biden goes straight from G7 to Hollywood fundraiser, balancing geopolitics with his reelection bid

  • A Biden fundraiser in March at Radio City Music Hall in New York featured late-night host Stephen Colbert interviewing the president, Obama and former President Bill Clinton
By AP ·

Saudi firms enhance CSR initiatives to boost community well-being

Saudi firms enhance CSR initiatives to boost community well-being

  • Concept of giving back to the host community rapidly gaining traction in the business sector
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

  • CNN said candidates eligible to participate must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win and receive at least 15 percent in four separate national polls
By Reuters ·

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

  • CNN said candidates eligible to participate must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win and receive at least 15 percent in four separate national polls
By Reuters ·